Jennings County School Corporation

$1,802,709 Cumulative Energy Savings Over Ten Project Phases


Contracts Ph. I-XI


Cumulative Operational and Energy Savings (Ph. I-X)


Annual Cost Avoidance from Energy Leadership

Project Overview

Jennings County School Corporation has worked with Performance Services since 2000 to save on energy costs in their campus buildings, including the use of the Energy Leadership program, a behavioral-supported energy conservation program.


  • Installed variable frequency drives at all buildings
  • Improved ventilation control
  • New pumps and motors at multiple buildings
  • New windows at High School
  • Reduced equipment usage throughout all buildings
  • LED lighting upgrades at multiple buildings
  • High-efficiency boilers installed
  • High-efficiency chillers installed
  • Installed new controls on equipment and implemented new control strategies for efficiency
  • High-efficiency domestic hot water heaters installed
  • Installed CO2 sensors
  • Installed new air handling units in multiple buildings
  • Installed new ducted vertical classroom units in multiple buildings

Energy Leadership Program

Jennings County Schools was able to reduce energy consumption while maintaining an optimal learning environment. In conjunction with eight guaranteed energy savings projects, the District has made significant energy-related savings in their facilities by engaging all building stakeholders.

Energy Leadership Results

  • 34 percent energy use reduction
  • 3.5 million kWh reduction from phases I-X and Energy Leadership
  • Total Annual Energy Cost Avoidance of over $350,000 
  • ENERGY STAR label achieved at all 8 buildings


Steve Thoman

Steve Thoman

business development manager


Mike Lindsey

Mike Lindsey

Performance assurance & Energy leadership manager

Saving money for our taxpayers and improving efficiency for our students and staff is a win-win for all of us. JCSC is proud of the upgrades that have been added to our facilities and appreciates the work of our staff to ensure that we are operating as efficiently as possible. We also appreciate our partnership with Performance Services and look forward to continuing this relationship in the future.
Teresa Brown
Superintendent, Jennings County School Corporation
Jennings County Schools Exceed Energy Savings Goal