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Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is a member of the Seton Healthcare Family. It is the only dedicated freestanding pediatric facility in the region and the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in a 46-county area.
Saint Thomas Hospital implemented a mix of both low cost behavior change measures, and large-scale infrastructure projects, to obtain significant energy savings.
With its high solar insolation and energy conservation potential, Best Buy selected this Las Vegas store to receive a multi-faceted energy upgrade.
The CommonWealth Partners property management team began planning to retrofit the Cottonwood Corporate Center in 2012, despite the fact that the building already had an ENERGY STAR® score of 94. The entire project was assessed and implemented with the mindset of not just increasing energy efficiency, but also making sure not to sacrifice performance for the building’s tenants.
Built in 1985, the South Bay Galleria is located approximately 10 miles from the coast, creating an equipment maintenance challenge due to the fresh intake of salt air and its highly corrosive effect.
The Virginia Beach showroom was built in September 1995, employs 19 Havertys associates, and operates 82.5 hours each week. Havertys selected this location to receive a comprehensive energy upgrade as a part of its HVTerra sustainability program.
Hilton Columbus Downtown features a number of energy conservation measures (ECMs) including efficient lighting, a building automation system, and variable frequency drives. As a result, Hilton Worldwide saved 32% in annual energy consumption and $387,000 in annual energy costs.
Using IHG’s Green Engage platform, an on-site review of the Holiday Inn Express: Atlanta Airport-College Park was conducted in July 2012. Findings demonstrated that the property is making considerable progress towards achieving level 1 in the program, but that there were additional opportunities for savings.
The project management team utilized building information modeling (BIM), an integral tool for designers and construction contractors, allowing coordination of critical base building systems and tenant space build out requirements in advance of any construction to avoid system redundancy and ensure maximum efficiency.
Kohl’s Niles, OH retail store achieved 38 percent savings after implementing several energy reduction measures, including replacement of Roof Top Units (RTUs), a lighting upgrade, and re-commissioning of control systems.
Laurel Bay is a Marine Corps housing community in Beaufort, South Carolina that is comprised of 1077 single-family, detached residential homes built between 1957-1963. Lend Lease renovated eight different buildings representative of the 1077 homes as part of this showcase project.
Macy’s installed both dampers and LED lighting in an effort to improve the energy use intensity of this building. After the dampers were installed, Macy’s in-house technicians completed a re-programming of the Energy Management System.
The Ingram Park Macy's is a two story building that is one of four anchors at the mall. Opened in 1984, the store was originally designed with a rock ballasted asphalt built up roof.
This 212,000 square foot office building in Texas underwent an extensive renovation that included upgrades to improve energy performance such as a high efficiency curtainwall, a new EMS, and high efficiency HVAC controls.
PNC faced the technical challenge of designing a branch that generates at least as much energy as it consumes. For this project, PNC decided to push the boundaries of its existing, high performance buildings.
Prologis worked with Johnson Controls, Inc. to identify a range of energy savings opportunities, including a comprehensive lighting upgrade, HVAC system re-commissioning, and a 200 kW net-metered rooftop solar array. Implementation began in March 2013 with a scheduled duration of 4-5 months. The project is utilizing bill-neutral financing through the San Francisco GreenFinance SF PACE program to fund improvements.
Shorenstein identified several no-and-low cost ECMs at this four-building office park in Georgia as part of its national Energy Savings Tour that included upgrading garage lighting, installing LEDs, and adding VFDs.
Due to the nature of business at Sprint, 87% of electricity consumption by the company derives from the Sprint Network. This Kansas City building houses legacy wireline, data, and core wireless network equipment.
By undertaking a comprehensive approach for identifying and implementing a host of energy and water efficiency measures, Staples was able to markedly improve the performance of its Coppell, Texas Fulfillment Center through its Eco-Treasure Hunt program.
The Augusta plant will be Starbucks’ fifth manufacturing facility in the United States. Starbucks is installing high efficiency technologies throughout the plant.
The Tower Companies' Millennium Building is a commercial office building located on the premiere corner of Washington D.C.'s Golden Triangle business district. The building as a result of energy efficiency upgrades in 2009 has saved the company 20% in energy savings and over $200,000 in cost savings.
815 Connecticut Avenue, a 12 story office building with a first floor retail level, was originally constructed in 1964 that was re-established as a trophy class office building. The multi-phase project involved a major replacement of the chiller plant, replacing the building façade, upgrading lighting and other ECMs.
Transwestern worked with building owner Metropolis at this 2-tower office property in Houston, Texas to identify and implement several energy savings upgrades including rebuilding the cooling tower, installing new chillers, conducting a lighting retrofit, replacing the HVAC system, revamping the alarm system, and retooling the building access system.
Building off of the energy efficiency successes and lessons learned from its other store improvement projects, Walgreens decided on a multi-measure approach expected to save 125,000 kWh of energy and 20% of costs annually.
Walgreens incorporated the best practices from previous sustainability efforts in its first net zero energy designed retail store, which opened in November 2013 in Evanston, Illinois.
Store #2362 in South Euclid, OH, was selected by Walmart to serve as a platform to test and showcase technologies that go above and beyond what is required to achieve LEED® Silver certification.
Whole Foods installed a Gray/storm water recycling system, a 157-kW combined heat and power (CHP) plant, a 324-kW solar canopy array, and 19 self-generating wind/solar powered parking lot lights at this Brooklyn, NY store.
The Arlington Central Library is one of the County’s energy performance success stories. Since 2000, investments in lighting efficiency retrofits and energy management practices have reduced electricity use at the site by over 40%.
The city of Arvada constructed two new police stations with specific energy efficiency features; they are the city's first LEED-certified buildings.
By revitalizing the Boisfeuillet Jones - Atlanta Civic Center, the City of Atlanta had the opportunity to turn one of its biggest electricity consumers into an energy-efficient showcase facility.
The Beaverton City Library has the highest circulation of any public library in the state of Oregon. A variety of energy efficiency mechanisms were implemented at the Library, including a complete retro-commissioning of the lighting and heating controls.
Shedd Aquarium is one of the oldest and most respected aquariums in North America and is dedicated to conservation education, animal care, and conservation science and research.
Fire Station 1 serves as headquarters for the City of Cleveland’s Fire Division, which has a total of 27 stations in all.
In response to guest focus on green initiatives, the property owner of Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers implemented several public area and guestroom efficiency upgrades with a goal of making the hotel more environmentally friendly.
The Alliance Center is a nonprofit multi-tenant office building historically housing over 35 tenants in a converted century-old warehouse. In June 2014, the Center completed a major renovation to upgrade its failing mechanical systems, mobilize tenant behavior and achieve greater cooperation in reducing unnecessary resource consumption.
Through a combination of competitive bidding, innovative design, advanced controls sequencing, and attention to hotel guest satisfaction considerations, the Hotel Monaco team compiled a comprehensive suite of impactful retrofit opportunities.
The City of El Paso initiated an Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) in 2007. Building on the momentum of the first four phases of work, which included 44 building upgrades, including renewable energy installations, HVAC upgrades, lighting retrofits, and a facility management system, the El Paso International Airport (EPIA) was an obvious next step.
The Southside Service Center project was part of a larger $10.9M phase of an energy savings performance contract (ESPC), and was based on an energy assessment conducted by the City of Fort Worth's competitively-selected energy service company (ESCo.).
The City of Gillette leadership continues to strive to operate city facilities as efficiently as possible to demonstrate stewardship of tax resources.
The City of Hillsboro, Oregon, decided to renovate the Shute Park Library after an assessment identified the need to replace the entire roof, update the insulation, and replace the HVAC system. The project would also preserve the unique architectural and historic nature of the building.
The Rose Building made several facility upgardes utilizing the City of Houston's Energy Efficiency Incentive Program to offset 20% of the project costs, including labor and equipment.
The Jesse Jones Central Library is a six-story public library built in 1975 that is comprised of 230,000 sq. ft. of reading, meeting, office and historical records storage space.
Led by the Mayor’s Energy and Sustainability Task Force, the City of Knoxville undertook a comprehensive energy efficiency upgrade program targeting 99 City buildings, including the Knoxville Convention Center.
Advance Paper Box Company is currently undertaking a complete renovation of its plant buildings in South Los Angeles. The energy efficiency upgrades highlighted here will be the first phase of those renovations. Capital upgrades, including HVAC, new ductwork, a cool roof, and lighting are all a part of this phase.
The historic Los Angeles Central Library Goodhue building was constructed in 1926 and is a Downtown landmark. It is the largest library facility in the City and has been a target for energy upgrades since 2006 when it underwent comprehensive lighting retrofits.
Massachusetts conducted a comprehensive energy retrofit of a former state hospital and residential care facility now serving residents with developmental disabilities funded by a variety of bonds, funds, and incentives.
Central Library has been designated a landmark by the Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 2010, the Central Library took its first big step toward environmental sustainability with the addition of a 30,000 square foot green roof with a 30KW solar panel system.
The Berglund Center is an entertainment and convention center with a performing arts theater, coliseum, exhibit hall, special events center, and office space. The City of Roanoke, Virginia allocated $750,000 of bond proceeds to evaluate and retrofit/replace HVAC systems, lighting, and other capital repairs as needed. Cost savings are expected to exceed $180,000 annually.
The Sister Cities Municipal Parking Garage, constructed in 1990, is a 338,500 square foot parking structure with approximately 1,000 parking spaces. The garage serves the four corners area of downtown Rochester, including City Hall and Monroe County and federal buildings.
The City of Seattle retained McKinstry’s Energy Services group to conduct a Directed Engineering Study of the EMP Museum, an iconic museum in downtown Seattle.