Success Story

Gresham-Barlow School District Client Success Story

Terry Taylor, Director of Facilities Gresham-Barlow School District
Gresham, Oregon, US


Early in his career, Terry Taylor learned the necessity of tracking and managing utilities. Upon Terry's arrival to Gresham-Barlow, he was handed an aggressive goal of getting the district from 28% to beyond 50% in cost avoidance and proving to the entire district that managing energy is a win-win. 


The district has now received the EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of Year Award for Energy Management and Sustained Excellence 11 times. They have an ENERGY STAR rating of 97 and save over $1.5 million in cost avoidance per year.


12,000 students
20 schools
4 maintenance technicians
4 grounds keepers
46 custodians