APS Energy Answers for Schools
APS Solutions for Business offers this fact sheet to provide an overview of typical energy efficiency strategies and a list of resources for more detailed information.
Arizona School Facilities Board distributes building renewal funds to the school districts every year. The building renewal funds can be used to upgrade HVAC units, Lighting, Building Envelope/Roofing/ Insulation or Doors and Windows.
You can use the calculators below to determine the Energy savings/Payback with each of these upgrades.
Energy Usage and Payback Calculator - AC Unit
Energy Usage and Payback Calculator - Heat Pump
Energy Usage and Payback Calculator - Insulation (Electric Heating)
Energy Usage and Payback Calculator - Insulation (Gas Heating)
Energy Usage and Payback Calculator -
Energy Star Program
Join ENERGY STAR and reduce energy consumption...
Would you like to get information on ways to reduce energy consumption in your school district? The U.S. EPA is offering several resources through its ENERGY STAR Program. If your school district is interested in being a partner, please sign up for ENERGY STAR through this website
ENERGY STAR Resources
Click the link for a Quick List of ENERGY STAR Resources for Buildings
Incentives for Energy Information Services (EIS)
Is your district in the APS service area and completing energy efficiency projects such as lighting or HVAC upgrades? Is your district using performance contracting? Click the link above for information on EIS and the incentives APS Solutions for Business is offering.
LEED Executive Order
Governor's Executive Order 2005-05 requiring all state funded buildings constructed after 2005 to meet at least the "Silver" Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standard
SRP PowerWise Business Solutions
SRP is offering rebates for installing high-efficiency lighting, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, motors, and/or variable frequency drives (VFDs). (Please Note: These programs are only available to SRP customers.)
TEP Commercial Energy Solutions Program
Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has recently announced a rebate program for energy efficient projects for their commercial customers. The Commercial Energy Solutions Program is for energy improvements in existing commercial (school) buildings. (Please Note: These programs are only available to TEP customers.)
Unisource Energy Services Rebate Program
Unisource Energy Services has a business rebate program for energy efficiency projects for their commercial customers. The program is for energy improvements in existing commercial or school buildings. These programs are only available to Unisource Energy Services customers. Visit their website by clicking the link below.