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University Energy Study Designed To Help Reduce Rogers Energy Footprint, Save Money

Posted: February 24, 2014 at 5 a.m.

A University of Arkansas study should help reduce energy cost across the city, officials said.

At A Glance

Energy Study

A University of Arkansas energy survey is expected to help Rogers residents and businesses conserve and reduce the cost of energy. Staff members have worked to reduce city government’s energy footprint.

• Sport fields and the aquatic center use LED lights. The bulbs cost more to buy, but last longer and use less electricity.

• Fluorescent lights, which use less electricity than incandescent bulbs, are installed throughout city buildings. The number of bulbs in each fixture has also been limited.

• Thermostats in municipal building are set lower in the winter and higher in the summer to reduce costs.

Source: Staff Report

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