Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) wanted to cut costs and improve student results. Cisco Digital Ceiling is illuminating the way.
As the fourth largest municipal school district in the United States, M-DCPS in Miami, Florida has approximately 22,000 teachers and 350,000 students.
In the hopes of attracting and retaining more students and teachers to Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Deborah Karcher, Chief Information Officer, looked to Cisco’s Digital Ceiling solution for an innovative use of technology in her schools.
As a result of the solution, which controls lighting, air conditioning, and other building networks in one IP-based infrastructure, M-DCPS is seeing major returns on their investment.
Javier Perez, Executive Director of Infrastructure and System Support said, “One classroom went from using 750 watts to 350 watts for a 50 percent saving in energy.”