STAMFORD, CT – Stamford Public Schools (SPS) will be awarded $2.7 million in state reimbursements in support of previously completed HVAC projects in seven school facilities. The City of Stamford funded and already completed the projects during the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school years. The state funding reimburses a portion of the projects under the newly established “HVAC Grants Program for Public Schools”.
The funding was announced by Governor Lamont earlier today. The Governor announced that his administration is awarding $56 million in grants for public schools throughout Connecticut to make upgrades to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. The grants are part of a newly established state program that is administered by the Connecticut Department of Administrative Services.
“A cornerstone of our long-term facilities plan is ensuring that all buildings have the necessary systems and infrastructure to ensure the safety and health of all students and staff within our buildings.” Explained Dr. Tamu Lucero, Superintendent of Schools. “Through this program, the state is helping districts like Stamford ensure that all facilities are equipped with modernized ventilation systems.”
Stamford facilities selected for the funding include: