The Flossmoor School District 161 board voted 6-1 to purchase four Trane brand rooftop air conditioning units at its Feb. 20 meeting. Board member David Linnear cast the sole dissenting vote.
Associate superintendent Fran LaBella said the administration’s recommendation was to buy the Trane units, after analyzing three bids.
One bid, from the Daikin company, was over budget and dismissed.
York brand units came in at the lowest price, $80,600 for four units, with a one-year warranty that covers parts.
The Trane units are more . . .