Programs

EPC Programs Drive Savings for You

The EPC provides a wide array of programs and services that help member districts save money on purchases and operate more efficiently and effectively for the benefit of students, faculty and staff, and the communities they serve.

To download pricelists,
1.    Click on the link,
2.    Choose "Open,"
3.    Save the Excel Spreadsheet to your computer.
 

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View a complete list of all current EPC Vendors and their contact information here - Updated 07/20/2020

View a Summary of all our Programs here  - Updated 05/21/19
Powerpoint Review of EPC Purchasing Programs- Updated 05/21/19

Click on each link to learn more about the specific program category and to download pricing information:

AEPA
AED's (Automated External Defibrillators)
Air Filters

Audio Visual/Technology 

Carpet Tiles

Classroom Supplies 
Cloud Communications

Custodial Supplies
Disinfection as a Service

Drug/Alcohol Physicals
Federal Commodities

Food Service

Furniture

Liability, Fleet, Property Insurance

Library Books

LED Lighting & Energy Savings Programs

Medical Supplies

Paints

Paper

Passenger Vans
Pickup Trucks 
Public Surplus

School Buses
Security Cameras

Transportation Supplies - including bus cameras

Utilities

 

AEPA

Includes:  Athletic Equipment & Supplies, Athletic & Recreational Lighting, Carpet & Reslient Flooring, Classroom/School & Instructional Supplies, Copiers & Related Services, Custodial Catalog, Digital Display Solutions, Digital Resources & Instructional Materials, Facility Management Software, Furniture Catalog, Hardwood & Synthetic Flooring, Industrial Arts & Career Tech Catalog, Lawn & Grounds Keeping Equipment & Supplies, LED LIghting, Maintenance, Repair & Operations, Office SupplyCatalog, Playground Recreation Structures, Roofing & Building Envelope, Synthetic & Turf Court Surfaces, Technology Catalog, Telescopic and Stadium Seating, Vehicles.   

Pricing Period:  March 1, 2021 through February 28, 2022
2021-2022 AEPA Brochure (Updated 08/04/21)

What is the AEPA?  Click here to learn all about it!

 Tremco ESSER Funds Video Link
 Explanation on Indoor Air Quality & How it Relates to Federal Funding
 Explanation on EDGAR Certification

Recent AEPA Flyers:
School Health
Service Master
Capitol Electronics
Best Plumbing Specialties
CDW-G
Husqvarna

Air Filters

 

Pricing Period:  February 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

2021 Air Filter Pricing
How to setup account to order with Waibel 

Contact Christy Fielding with questions or if you need assistance.

  

AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS (AED'S)

Pricing Period:  April 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022

Vendor:  AEDVenture

AED Extension Flyer
 

AUDIO VISUAL/TECHNOLOGY

Pricing Period:  July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022

2021-22 Audio Visual Catalog

Scott Electric Pricing - AV Bulbs 
 

As a member of the EPC you are also eligible for AEPA Discounts.  This will allow you a general discount on ALL items carried.
We recommend the following AEPA Vendors for Technology Products:  CDW-G & MNJ Technologies
 

CARPET TILES

AEPA Pricing Period:  March 1, 2021 - February 28, 2022

Please Note:  Interface Flooring is now an AEPA awarded vendor.  Please view their information in the AEPA category listed near the the top of the page.

 

CLASSROOM SUPPLIES

Pricing Period:  February 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

2021 Classroom Supplies Pricing (Updated 07/23/21)
2021 Vendor Contact Information

We highly recommend ordering via the vendor websites.  Easier to use, less work once setup, less errors, saves time, some integrate with your procurement systems and more.

 

CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS

EPC Cloud Communications with Nebula Introduction
Nebula Brochure
Nebula/EPC Package Flyer
Nebula Flyer on ESSER Funding (posted 5/4/21)
Nebula Flyer on Special Discounts of EPC Members (posted 09/20/21)


 

CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES 

Includes:  Paper Towels, Toilet Paper, etc.  (The Custodial items are now included in the Food Service Bid.  So the pricing below also shows chemicals, Paper/Plastics, etc)

Pricing Period:  July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022
See EPC Food Service Dropbox for Custodial Pricing and Information.  If you need the Dropbox Link email us at Robin.Houston@epcschools.org to request it.

 

DESIGN BUILD & PERFORMANCE CONTRACTING SERVICES 

Pricing Period:  September 14, 2021 - September 13, 2022

The EPC has bid Design Build and Performance Contracting Services on behalf of our school district members.  The Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and Request for Proposals (RFP) process complies with Ohio Revised Code Sections 153.65 through 153.71 and Chapter 167.  The methodology used will best facilitate and expedite design build and performance contracting services for facility/HVAC improvements on behalf of EPC members.  This process (Ohio Administrative Code section 3318:1-10) waves the competitive bidding process and allows Schools/Public Entities to expedite necessary/critical installations or upgrades to meet short deadlines, expected long lead times for equipment and assure safer buildings. 

Awarded Design Build firms must be able to offer a performance contract process that guarantees the financial and operational performance of the project upgrades that are effective, proven, and measurable strategies. 

Design Build Introduction
Evans Energy IntroEBEB Solutions IntroEnergy Optimizers USA IntroProdigy Intro,  Tri Tech Intro

 

DISINFECTION AS A SERVICE

Pricing Period:  July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022

Alpha & Omega - 
Germ Stop Disinfection Service.  Penetrexx antimicrobial disinfectants, leaves behind no traditional chemical residue, EPA and FDA registered technology offering up to 30 days of protection to applied surfaces. (Several EPC Member districts have already contracted for this service.)  

Waibel Energy Systems - UV-C Energy to disinfect ventilation systems technology, using shortwave germicidal energy to kill virus, bacteria and germs in mechanical equipment as air passes through it.  Ionization products purify the air throughout the space. 

Medical Illumination - VidaShield UV24, a fast, continuous UV-C air purification system designed as a light fixture in occupied rooms allowing for 24 hour per day shielded ultraviolet germicidal irradiation.  


DRUG/ALCOHOL PHYSICALS

Includes:  Drug and Alcohol Testing, Physician Exams, Flu Shots, and Hepatitis B Shots.

Pricing Period:  August 1, 2021 - July 31, 2022
 
Drug & Alcohol Testing Pricing, Hours & Locations  
 
  

USDA FOODS (Formerly Federal Commodities)

About our Federal Commodities Program

Contact Stephanie Zinger for additional information on this program.
 

FOOD SERVICE

Pricing Period:  July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Food Products, Paper/Plastics, Custodial/Chemicals, Small Wares, Kitchen Equipment, Produce, Bakery, Dairy & Ice Cream
Contact Stephanie Zinger for pricing & information

EPC Food Service Consulting & Training Services Announcement

Join the EPC Food Service Google Group
Google Group Examples

EPC Food Service Training - Contact Bonnie Berkemeyer-Muckenthaler
 

FURNITURE (CLASSROOM & OFFICE)

Includes:  Instructional Classroom Furniture, Filing & Storage Cabinets, Furniture Systems, workstations, walls, Executive & Administrative Wood Furniture, Tables & Accessories, Fully upholstered Furniture, Cafeteria, Library, Science, Laboratory & Vocational Furnishings.

Pricing Period:  June 1, 2021 - May 31, 2022
 
Manufacturers Discount Matrix & Contact Information -
List of all the different Manufacturers/Brands that are available and which vendors carry them.  There is also a tab that contains contact information for each vendor listed below.  .

Friends Office
K-Log Inc
Kurtz Bros/John R. Green Co
School Outfitters
School Specialty
Tom Sexton & Associates                  
 
   

LIABILITY, FLEET & PROPERTY INSURANCE

Includes:  A liability, property & fleet insurance committee has been formed to study the feasibility of pooling districts together in a group program. This is a fully funded program allowing the committee control over the loss fund which represents 27% of premium.
 
EPC Liability Fleet & Property Brochure  Updated 11/16/18
Claims Reporting Kit -  Updated 09/28/2017
Contact Information/Service Team Chart -
Updated 09/20/21

Employment Law Services - Free for all EPC LFP Members

Automobile Loss Notice
Property Loss Notice
General Liability Notice of Occurrence/Claim
 
Public Records Law Document

 

LIBRARY BOOKS

Pricing Period:  June 1, 2021 - May 31, 2022

 Library Book Discounts 

Vendors are providing discounts in addition to what they normally made available to school districts. Companies that did not provide additional discounts were rejected by the committee. Listed discounts apply to the vendor’s current catalog prices. Not the publishers list prices.
 
 

LED Lighting & Energy Savings Programs
Pricing Period:  February 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

 Energy Optimizers, USA LED Bulb Pricing (Updated 01/15/2021)
 
LED Lighting & Energy Savings Program Advantages for Schools & Completed Projects (Updated 01/15/2021)
 Facility Improvement Projects Flyer - LED & Solar Lighting, Doors/Windows/Roofing & HVAC Upgrades (Updated 01/15/2021)
 No Cost Energy & Lighting Audit Offer (Updated 01/15/2021)
 OptiClean Air Scrubber Flyer (Updated 01/15/2021)

 Contact Information:  Belinda Kenley - bkenley@energyoptusa.com, 937-877-1919, https://energyoptusa.com/ 
 Contact Belinda if your district is interested in a free energy audit!

 

MEDICAL SUPPLIES

Pricing Period:  May 1, 2021 - Aprl 30, 2022

Medial Supply Pricing in Excel
Medical Supply Pricing in PDF

Please be sure to include your District's Name and address as well as the Bid Number on your Purchase Orders.  Our vendors have been recieving orders without district information and do not know where to send the orders.  Vendor Contact information and Bid Numbers can be found on the "Vendor Contact" tab of the above Medical Supply Pricing Sheet.

AED (Automated External Defibrillator) See Special EPC Pricing above under AED's.



PAINTS

Pricing Period:  May 1, 2021 - April 30, 2022

 Paint Pricing:  In PDF Format, In Excel Format

 

PAPER

Paper Bid Pricing:  Extensions every 3 months

Please note there are several tabs on the paper pricing spreadsheet.  (Vendor contact information, paper price comparisons, all paper pricing and color options).

Click here to view Paper Pricing valid July 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021
Click here to view Paper Pricing valid October 1, 2021 - Novemer 30, 3021
 

PASSENGER VANS
Pricing Period:  2021 Model Year

Contact Colt Walden of Beau Townsend Ford at colt@btford.com or 937-264-2126 (office), 937-271-9825 (Cell)

 

PICKUP TRUCKS
Pricing Period:  2021 Model Year

Contact Colt Walden of Beau Townsend Ford at colt@btford.com or 937-264-2126 (office), 937-271-9825 (Cell)

 

PUBLIC SURPLUS

Click here for link to Register with Public Surplus as an EPC Member
EPC/Public Surplus Partnership Meeting Slides
EPC/Public Surplus Introduction Zoom Meeting Recording (Fast forward to 10:05 mark to start viewing content)

 

SCHOOL BUSES


Click here to go to the EPC
 Bus Page

 

SECURITY CAMERAS

 

Konica Minolta - Brochure

Contact Info:
Brett Peters, bpeters@kmbs.konicaminolta.us
614-271-8445


TRANSPORTATION SUPPLIES

Includes:  Antifreeze, Transmission Fuel, Fuel and Oil Conditioner, Motor Oil, Windshield Washer Fluid, Vehicle Lamps, New Tires, Retreads and Bus Cameras.

CURRENT PRICE PERIOD:  March 1, 2021 - February 28, 2022
2021 Transportation Supply Pricing (PDF),  2021 Supply Pricing in Excel
2021 Camera Pricing in Excel



UTILITIES

Contact Ken Swink directly for any Utility Program questions