Lake Land College Self-Sustaining

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Lake Land College in Mattoon, IL, is one step closer to becoming Illinois’ first self-sustaining college campus, thanks to turnkey engineering and construction services by Control Technology & Solutions (CTS) of St. Louis. CTS recently completed Phase 1 of a four-phase, $20-million plan that taps the earth, wind and sun to achieve the college’s carbon-reduction vision. At completion in 2012, CTS’ work is projected to save about 850,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity – for a carbon reduction of 556 metric tons annually – and save nearly 70,000 therms of natural gas each year…read entire article here

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