University of Arkansas Launches ‘Razors EDGE’ Web Site

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas and Energy Systems Group announced today the launch of the Razors EDGE Web site. The trademarked Web site can be found through the university's department of facilities management, the university's sustainability page or the Energy Systems Group Web site.

The “EDGE” in the program’s name is an acronym for “Efficiently Delivering Green Energy.” The Razors EDGE Web site will provide students, faculty and staff with timely information regarding construction schedules, program benefits and training on use of the new equipment and controls.

In December 2008, the university awarded a $21.3 million contract to Energy Systems Group to make energy saving improvements to 56 buildings on the Fayetteville campus. The Razors EDGE program is designed to reduce annual energy consumption by 30 percent, with a guarantee that energy savings over a 13-year period will cover the cost of building improvements.

The Razors EDGE program will make key energy conservation improvements to the buildings on campus over the next two years. Renovations will include the installation of more efficient lighting, heating and cooling systems, water conservation equipment, and installation of a solar-powered heater for the swimming pool in the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building.

Energy Systems Group is an award-winning energy services company that specializes in delivering sustainable energy solutions that allow building owners to maximize their energy efficiency and operational performance, while reducing their carbon footprint. Through its core business of performance contracting, Energy Systems Group provides customers with innovative energy efficiency, technology, and long-term financing solutions for modernization of their facilities and energy infrastructure.  Renewable energy solutions and assets are adding a whole new dimension to the company’s growth. To learn more about Energy Systems Group, visit www.energysystemsgroup.com.

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