WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Wichita County commissioners are finishing a near four million dollar project to make their county buildings more energy efficient.
Before the Ameresco project, the courthouse had electricity bills of around $45K per month. But with the project almost finished, county officials are already seeing the benefit of this venture.
“The idea behind it was one, provide better creature comforts in the 20 plus-year-old system we had in there. And then, second, was to lower utility costs,” Wichita County Judge Woody Gossom said.
This project began two years ago and the project has been in the courthouse and the Scott Street Annex since early this year. The goal is to lower energy costs by 20% and county commissioners are beginning to see