Sept. 18, 2008 Education Digest

Energy manager recognized for energy saving measures

Clovis Municipal Schools District Energy Manager Mike Thomson was honored Wednesday as the 2008 Energy Manager of the Year Award.

The award was given the New Mexico Association of Energy Engineers.

Joel Shirley of CMS said that Thomson has saved the district $880,000 in energy costs over the last three years, as well as reduced the districts kilowatt usage by 20 percent by implementing energy awareness programs.