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Phillips-Medisize first learned of the U.S. Department of Energy’s 50001 Ready program through working with the Wisconsin Focus on Energy’s SEM group. The Menomonie facility pursued the 50001 Ready Program and its Navigator tool as a logical next step to sustainably elevate its energy performance. The facility achieved 50001 Ready status in November 2018.
Casa Arabella is a new construction high performance multifamily building that will provide permanent affordable housing to nearly 400 residents within the Bay Area.
Built in 1972, St. Botolph is a mid-rise multifamily apartment building undergoing a HUD RAD conversion that should result in 30% energy savings.
Historic Clark Hall implemented significant HVAC, lighting and water improvements to substantially reduce energy and water consumption in the mixed-use building that houses everything from classrooms and offices to laboratories, a library and café.
The option to self-assess and declare 50001 Ready status appealed to Quad management as a first step toward ISO 50001 certification.
Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) achieved 60% savings at Frank J. Manning Apartments, a 19-story concrete high-rise constructed in 1976 as public housing for elderly and disabled residents.
Charter Steel produces carbon and alloy steel rod, bar, and wire for customers throughout the country. The company operates a fully integrated mini mill at its headquarters in Saukville, Wisconsin; a similar mill with melt and rolling plants in Cleveland, Ohio; and a processing and distribution facility in Fostoria, Ohio.
Polaris Industries, headquartered in Minnesota, manufactures a diverse range of powersport vehicles such as snowmobiles and ATVs and related products for recreational, commercial, and military customers around the globe. The Huntsville plant, the newest and largest of the Polaris’ ten U.S. manufacturing facilities, achieved 50001 Ready in March 2019.
The new 44-unit low-rise farmworker community has achieved net-zero electricity and LEED-H Platinum certified affordable housing status, and is performing 80% more efficiently than the state energy code.
King County, WA has targeted their trails maintenance complex for zero energy via lighting and HVAC retrofits, plus a rooftop solar PV system.
MetLife's District Center is a first of its kind “smart” commercial office building in Washington, D.C. that achieved a 33% energy savings after undergoing an upgrade of several of the building's major systems.
The Tronox manufacturing operation in Hamilton, Mississippi, which employs approximately 425 people and produces about 225,000 metric tons of high-quality titanium dioxide pigments annually, achieved 50001 Ready recognition from the U.S. DOE.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the largest of DOE's open science laboratories, attained 50001 Ready status across 65 buildings under the Facilities Management Division in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
The Foremost Farms Plover facility obtained 50001 Ready recognition in July 2019 and has surpassed their 2.5% energy reduction goals by 20%.
Moving away from traditional air cooling, Oak Ridge National Lab's Summit data center features an innovative, warm-water cooling system, reducing the use of chilled water and the reliance on inefficient chillers.
The Clarios Meadowbrook Lithium Ion facility obtained 50001 Ready recognition in August 2019.
Hannaford joined Efficiency Vermont's Deep Energy Retrofit pilot program in 2015 - committing to a 50% energy reduction goal at its Brandon, Vermont store - and achieved a 56% reduction in energy use by the end of 2017.
As part of Xerox’s sustainability strategy, plant personnel sought to reduce unoccupied base load and although the chiller system was necessary during unoccupied periods, it operated at part-load during such time periods. To address this issue, Xerox made use of an unused air handling unit (AHU), which is now able to serve as a dry cooler during winter months, instead of using the plant’s water-cooled chiller system.
The Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) is the frst agency of its type to earn 50001 Ready recognition from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Oregon DOC exceeded its initial 50001 Ready goal of four facilities attaining 50001 Ready status in just one year (2018)—and then added two more facilities in 2019.
The San Francisco Unified School District upgraded the lighting, boilers, and building envelope of Charles Drew Elementary School which is expected to result in 63% energy savings and 34% cost savings annually, totaling $14,700 per year.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) Research Support Facility (RSF) uses 50% less energy than if it were built to current commercial building code standards and is certified LEED Platinum. The RSF also houses one of NREL’s greenest data centers.
50001 Ready helped TVA’s Magnolia plant put energy efficiency on a more equal footing with the other big fundamental metrics: reliability, safety, and environmental performance.
The State of Maryland renovated the Western Railway Train Station to address occupant comfort issues which resulted in a 21% annual energy savings and an annual cost savings of $12,100.
Trinity Housing developed a long-range plan to reduce their overall energy and water consumption through a variety of funding sources, resulting in 20% energy savings and 18% water savings.
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.
The Tower Companies updated systems at a 1960's era, Class C office building without a BAS to improve energy performance by more than 20%.
The Tower Companies placed an emphasis on sustainability and resident health and wellness in the Pearl's design; it features a variety of energy and water saving components such as a solar PV array uniquely integrated into a 1,250-square-foot vegetated green roof, as well as efficient lighting and appliances, and is the first Fitwel certified multifamily building in the world.
Shorenstein Realty Services upgraded to Direct Digital Controls, modified setpoints, installed variable frequency drives, and upgraded to LEDs at a 735,000 square foot office building in San Francisco.
Cleveland Clinic's Twinsburg Family Health and Surgery Center implemented several low-cost and no-cost energy conservation measures to ensure the building met LEED Gold certification expected performance.
With prioritization of energy conservation initiatives and projects through a centralized action plan with engagement across all departments, leaders at Hillcrest Hospital have mobilized caregivers into hundreds of teams to think and act anew about making patient care more affordable.
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.
Mayo Clinic’s energy management guidelines include new construction and renovation energy use intensity targets using energy modeling and analysis, operations energy management strategies, and staff engagement procedures. Together these measures resulted in $4 million in total energy savings and a 20 percent total energy reduction.
Jamestown executed a modest capital improvement plan at 799 Market Street which included improvements to increase energy and water efficiency in the building, a lobby redesign, addition of bike storage and upgrades to common areas to increase the building’s appeal to technology sector tenants.
LBA Realty completed an ambitious redevelopment project that includes multiple energy-efficiency measures such as upgrades to the building’s central plant and installation of a 1.3-MW intelligent energy storage system, along with enhancements to building entries, landscaping, common areas, and on-site amenities.
Anthem implemented a landscaping redesign plan to reduce water demand and create a more resilient environment at the 21555 Oxnard Street campus in Woodland Hills, CA, which reduced its water demand by 46 percent annually.
The JBG Companies upgraded aging building systems at the 836,500 square foot L’Enfant Plaza East in Washington, DC to achieve 31% energy savings and annual cost savings of $920,000.
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.
The National Energy Research Scientific Computing (NERSC) Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory outgrew its former data center space and underwent a retro-commissioning process to meet the data center's growing needs.
Brewster Apartments is a 1916 era multifamily building in Seattle, WA that improved its energy performance by 26% with building envelope upgrades and air source heat pumps.
Since 2015, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has been working with New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) to bring the benefits of weatherization to NYCHA’s smaller multifamily buildings.
Hackensack Meridian Health anticipates a 20% energy savings at the Medical Plaza ambulatory care facility due to a Building Automation System (BAS) upgrade, chiller plant optimization,campus-wide steam plant replacement, and strategical local utility partnership.