Robot custodian saves taxpayers' money by conserving water and energy
By RBR Staff
June 12, 2012
Since Upper Merion County School District incorporated two DuoBot robots – one at its high school and one at its middle school– into energy saving program, the school district has reduced its custodial budget by $504,000, with the robots accounting for about 25 percent of that reduction.
According to Custodial Coordinator William Dillon, “The machines are simple to operate, have paid for themselves from day one, and were implemented only as custodians voluntarily left or changed departments.”
One DuoBot cleans an entire school with 15 gallons of water, which saves the school 65 gallons of water a day compared to traditional floor cleaning.
The custodial robot also uses less detergent, which provides additional…
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