Elphinstone Secondary in Gibsons is getting a major energy upgrade.
School District 46 says it’s been given $200-thousand to help pay for new boilers for the school’s heating system. The money is coming from the province’s Carbon Neutral Capital Program.
SD 46 will have to kick in $140-thousand.
The school district is also getting some money for new, energy efficient, lighting at three schools. The $40-thousand from BC Hydro will be used for new lights at Cedar Grove, and Davis Bay Elementary Schools and the Sechelt Learning Centre.