Tanks for the memories!

So we installed the new propane tanks but what about the old oil tanks?  I'm glad you asked!

Conant High School oil tank still in the ground.

Conant High School oil tank still in the ground.

Conant High School tank removed with Jeremy surveying the damage we did to his grounds.

Conant High School tank removed with Jeremy surveying the damage we did to his grounds.

JRMS tank being removed.

JRMS tank being removed.

JRMS tank waiting to be hauled away.

JRMS tank waiting to be hauled away.

RMS tank removed!

RMS tank removed!

And winner of the big tank, little space award was Jaffrey Grade School!

And winner of the big tank, little space award was Jaffrey Grade School!

We're going to have to do something with this before the kids get here!

We're going to have to do something with this before the kids get here!

Off you go big fella!

Off you go big fella!

Not to worry, we'll have this fixed in no time!

Not to worry, we'll have this fixed in no time!

Lights, Camera, Action!

The new lights have been installed in both Conant High School and Jaffrey Rindge Middle School.  They may not look  too exciting but they take less than one third the power compared to the old fluorescent lights and they dim!

Next up are propane tanks.  Rindge Memorial School was the first to get new tanks.

The tanks are tied down to concrete blocks to make sure they don't pop out of the ground if we have a flood while the tanks are low.

Bollards are placed to protect the tanks from possible accidents, the hole is filled and we move on to the next step.

Jaffrey Grade School came next.  First we dig a hole and a trench for the tanks and gas lines.

Next, we start placing tanks.

Stay tuned for more exciting updates!

We're really moving now!

Here are the old boilers at Conant High School

One down, one to go!

Bon Voyage!

Now we're ready for the new high efficiency bio-mass boiler.  Well, almost ready.  First, we need a silo to hold the wood chips or pellets. 

Getting ready for the concrete.

Bring on the concrete!

What about Jaffrey Grade School?  Well, installing wiring for the controls may not be as exciting but it's no less important.

But Dave, it's been a while since we heard about Rindge Memorial School.  Not to worry, things have been moving along there as well.  

It's not just new boilers, we are installing all new controls for our heating systems.  After all, what good is a new boiler if we can't control the temperatures in the rooms?

Rindge Memorial School Sun Shade

Completely unrelated to the energy project, but I'm just proud of my guys and how they pulled together to get the sunshade installed at RMS.  Just in time for field day!  THANK YOU Rindge PTO for the donation of the sunshade!

Great work guys!  I stopped by Rindge Memorial School during field day and I received a lot of compliments on their hard work.  The children really seemed to like it too!