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AISD Adopts Summer Efficiency Schedule for Six Weeks to Save Energy

AUSTIN, Texas—The Austin Independent School District will adopt a summer efficiency schedule for six weeks in an effort to reduce energy costs from June 24 through Aug. 2. The district’s average savings from the summer efficiency program is about $387,000.

All schools and offices will adopt a four-day week during this time. Business hours will be from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Offices will be closed Friday.

The district will be closed for one week from July 1 through July 5. Thursday, July 4, is a holiday and employees are already scheduled to not work that day.

AISD’s regular, five-day workweek will resume Monday, Aug. 5. Classes for the 2013-14 school year will begin Monday, Aug. 26.