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Energy audit highlights serious concerns

With the Kimball Event Center energy audit complete, the Kimball City Council heard a presentation by Bob Mead, Nebraska Municipal Power Pool, at the March 21 council meeting which highlighted several concerns.

According to Mead, who was accompanied by City of Kimball Electric Department Director Bill Hinton on a facility walk-through, some errors were fixed immediately.

“The ice machine and the cooler were being underused,” Mead said.

Another issue that was previously corrected included a heating unit and cooling unit set up in such a way that as one kicked on to condition a room, the other k...