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Financed by CleanFund and Petros PACE Finance, this $40 million seismic and energy efficiency retrofit of the Seton Medical Center campus in Daly City, CA, is the largest in the history of CPACE financing to date.
As part of its multi-departmental Climate Protection Program, the City of Chula Vista developed and passed an ordinance establishing the FREE Resource & Energy Business Evaluation (FREBE) Program to encourage and assist local businesses in improving their energy and water efficiency resulting in energy savings estimated at 80,000 kWh annually.
Rockford Housing Authority developed a program, modeled on SEED, to create a culture of energy efficiency through different types of resident programming; as a result residents consume less energy and are better prepared for STEM-related careers.
Trinity Management hired a third-party benchmarking provider and trained property managers to monitor energy consumption at their sites, engaging staff and supporting the company's effort to reduce portfolio-wide energy consumption.
H&M determined that closing exterior doors resulted in approximately $10,000 in energy cost savings a year on average per store with no discernible impact on foot traffic, leading to the establishment of a company closed-door policy.
The AlabamaSAVES Program acquired a participating interest in a third-party loan through its Participating Loan Program to support the redevelopment of the Mercantile National Bank Building in downtown Mobile, enabling the implementation of a suite of energy efficiency measures throughout the building that will result in significant avoided energy costs.
Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority (BCWSA) integrated a cutting edge energy tracking software system into its IT infrastructure to successfully monitor over 125 pumping stations.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center with its clinical partner Nebraska Medicine launched the LiveGreen Ambassadors Program, an employee engagement structure for volunteers passionate about incorporating sustainability into their role and department, to increase engagement and reach their ambitious net zero emissions, waste, and water goals by 2030.
Los Angeles Unified School Disctirct (LAUSD) lacked a comprehensive framework for tracking and measuring energy consumption and engaging staff, students, and the community. The District developed a suite of programs focused on health and wellness, education, recognizing partnerships, optimizing performance, improving efficiency, and sharing best practices to help achieve these goals.
Redaptive partnered with AT&T to implement energy efficiency measures at nearly 650 facilities using an efficiency-as-a-service financing solution, resulting in nearly $20 million in annual energy cost savings.
Columbia Association developed an RTU replacement plan and basis fo design specification for its building portfolio leading to the identification and installation of more than 40 cost-effective, high-performance RTUs, helping reach its 20% energy reduction goal.
3M implemented an annual energy-focused communications plan, increasing clarity and communication within all 3M operations.
Bently Mills installled a facility wide LED retrofit and high efficiency water fixtures with no upfront capital through an efficieny as a service financing program. The lighting retroift is expected to save 1.3 million kWh annually.
Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation worked with residents to achieve energy savings by implementing physical building upgrades as well as resident education to establish a baseline for utility allowance and transition utility bills to residents.
Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (Lucas MHA) partnered with a third-party software provider to obtain in-depth energy data and continuous monitoring of energy performance for approximately 2.3 million square feet of affordable housing.
Wishrock Investment Group leveraged the EZ Retrofit Assessment Tool to identify cost effective energy upgrades and create a utility efficiency action plan resulting in improvements at 4 facilities.
Jamestown partnered with the Smart Energy Analytics Campaign to implement a checklist to assess and review dashboard metrics from their energy management system, helping to significanly reduce energy use across 13 properties.
The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) partnered with the American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) to host an Energy to Care Treasure Hunt and identify energy saving opportunities across UMMC's portfolio. The teams found $2.1 million in potential savings and engaged with executive leadership to roll out capital expenditure energy efficiency projects.
DMWW improved energy efficiency and staff expertise by installing "energy monitor" systems fed by electric submeters to track pump efficiency, paired with increased training for maintenance, repair, and operations personnel - saving $185,000 annually.
Kaiser Permanente’s Richmond Medical Center was the first hospital in California to implement a microgrid that connects renewable energy and battery storage to a pre-existing, diesel-fueled backup power system in a hospital — as a result, the center stands to save an additional 2.63 MWh of energy per year, resulting in annual savings of $394,000.
Lever Real Estate Capital provided $4.6 million in PACE financing as part of the restoration of Omaha, NE’s Blackstone Hotel to help fund energy efficiency upgrades with no upfront costs.
Citizen Energy completed projects at two separate multifamily properties with different ownership structures using an efficiency-as-a-service financing solution, resulting in cash-flow positive outcomes since day one.
In 2019, The Tower Companies (“Tower”) installed the largest rooftop solar PV system on a mid-century multifamily building in Montgomery County, Maryland. The 122-kW installation reduces almost 10% of the overall operating costs at Blair House.
Saint-Gobain North America (SGNA) established a "compressed air challenge" to tackle compressed air leakages. This challenge, accepted by 19 SGNA facilities, employed a point system to incentivize teams to find and fix compressed air leaks.
WashREIT piloted and deployed a new EMIS program across its portfolio to monitor market data and property energy load profiles in real-time.
MHA successfully navigated HUD’s rules to secure more than $8 million for the rehabilitation of Apartment Towers.
Principal engaged in a pilot to assess climate-related risks for assets in one of its funds to determine material risks and applicability across the fund and individual assets. Data from the pilot enabled Principal to provide property teams with risk information, better inform organizational policies and practices around resilience, and share resilience performance with investors.
National Church Residences standardized procedures and eligibility criteria for a portfolio wide lighting retrofit.
Schneider Electric developed an energy-usage model to visualize the facility’s energy performance. The tool allows on-site operators and management to detect and correct problems before they become excessive. The local team uses this tool daily to assess performance.
Sprint's systematic approach to waste management has resulted in the company steadily increasing its waste diversion rate each year since 2008.
Using tools and resources from peers and partners, Jonathan Rose Companies is conducting detailed property resilience assessments and incorporating recommended measures into its retrofit and capital improvements strategy.
To achieve and maintain lasting operational efficiency at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing (NERSC) Center, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) developed a sophisticated data analytics (ODA) system – Operations Monitoring and Notification Infrastructure (OMNI) to provide key operational insights about the data centers performance and energy efficiency.
Celanese Corporation created "Energy Sparks," one page, “Did You Know” format-conversation starters and fact-sharing tools about energy topics relevant to a manufacturing plant. The information is communicated in a simple format to stimulate conversation, initiate action at the shift team level, and ultimately change employee behavior.
In an effort to conserve water and reduce costs for both the company and the residents, Foundation Communities invested in a three-year AmeriCorps VISTA project through NeighborWorks America to develop a water consumption monitoring system and resident education program.
H&M improved their store energy efficiency by collaborating with landlords and utilities to apply incentive dollars to retrofit HVAC rooftop units, saving approximately $2,500 per store annually.
Armstrong Flooring launched the Zero-Kilowatt Challenge to engage employees in reducing and eliminating energy use during facility shutdown periods.
General Motors developed an Energy and Water Project Roadmap to track key project information and allow this information to be shared to utility and plant managers within all of the partner's U.S. facilities for research and planning purposes.
DWS created a centralized Climate Risk and Resiliency Checklist to identify strategies and improvements when an extreme weather event occurs.
At Ford’s Dearborn Research and Engineering Campus Central Energy Plant (CEP), a "digital twin" - a lifecycle 3D model - helps operators and engineers manage energy and operational risks by monitoring the CEP’s energy systems.