Local School Turns to Technology to Reduce Costs and Conserve Resources
July 9, 2014, Sacramento, California, USA – Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD), the 5th largest school district in California, has successfully implemented The EGUSD Energy Conservation Program. Consumes River Elementary School (grades K-6, 506 students) took the challenge and, working with GenEon Technologies, was able to successfully implement a program to utilize renewable technology solutions for cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting while reducing costs and water usage. Their solution also eliminated the use of toxic chemicals, creating a cleaner, healthier, and SAFER environment for students and staff.
EGUSD believes that ALL schools should be concerned with providing a safer, cleaner environment while staying under budget. To that end, GenEon and Pure Planet Water are sponsoring a Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, to share these incredible findings with the public, the media, local politicians and, in particular, other schools facing the same challenges Elk Grove has triumphed over. There will be a distinguished panel on hand to facilitate the event and to discuss not only renewable cleaning and cost savings, but safety and process improvements.
The Panel includes:
- Dr. Hal King – Dr. Hal King is a public health professional who has worked in the government
(CDC)Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), academia (Emory University School of
Medicine), Military (U.S. Army Reserves Consequence Management), and industry sectors to
innovate public health intervention strategies for the prevention of infectious diseases Dr. King is
the Co-Founder and President of Public Health Innovations, and the Director of Public Health and
Safety at Chick Fila.
- Heidi Wilcox – Ms. Wilcox is currently pursuing her Phd., and is the Lead Researcher from
University of Massachusetts's Toxic Use Reduction Institute (TURI)
- Rex Morrison, President of Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools
- Tony Almeida District Supervisor for Facilities and Maintenance
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Tony Almeida of Elk Grove Unified School District stated, "Cosumnes River Elementary School, part of Elk Grove School District is pleased to have been chosen for the pilot program to test the effectiveness of the GenEon Technologies and their InstaFlow Cleaning System. This technology has proven to be highly effective in cleanliness, efficiency, and cost-savings, which are ALL of the utmost importance in our schools – the health and safety of our students and staff being paramount."
"GenEon Technologies is honored to support Elk Grove Schools. Their goal to reduce water usage, achieve an exceptional degree of cleanliness, and reduce harmful and toxic cleaning products ALL while staying within their strict budget is what GenEon is known for," added GenEon VP, John Shanahan.
About GenEon Technologies:
GenEon is a visionary company that believes engineered water technologies provide a broad range of uses which improve the health, safety, and productivity of its customers.
Our mission is to redefine the meaning of safer cleaning, degreasing, and sanitizing to include sustainable, renewable and chemical-free options that are proven to be as effective as leading "green" and traditional chemical cleaners while improving the health, safety and productivity of those who use or are exposed to those products where they live, work, and play.
Our vision is to develop products, services, and solutions that help our customers and business partners transition to a world where sustainable and chemical-free cleaning is the new norm for safe, superior, and cost-effective results.