Guttman & Blaevoet Consulting Engineers (San Francisco) in cooperation with the Steinberg Group (San Jose, CA) the California Energy Commission, and Smith, Fause, MacDonald (San Francisco), recently hosted a focus group for K-12 public school officials from all over the Bay Area to discuss "Implementing a Successful Infrastructure Program." Key messages included a review of the numerous public and private funding sources for energy efficiency, and the kinds of efficiency opportunities that support a modern, cost-effective modernization or expansion program. Participants raised a unified appeal for more inter-district cooperation in identifying successful strategies for implementing network upgrades.