School district promotes energy efficiency in new administration building

Monday, November 19, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 5:36 p.m. CST, Monday, November 19, 2012

COLUMBIA — Five years ago, when Columbia Public Schools' Technology Services was located in a rented building on Vandiver Drive, four five-ton air-conditioning units and one seven-ton ceiling fan there cooled the district’s data center. The collection of servers connects all schools and holds the district’s digital information.