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GSA Awards Siemens $37M Energy Savings Performance Contract

The General Services Administration (GSA) recently awarded a $37.2 million task order to Siemens Government Technologies to implement energy efficiency upgrades in its Great Lakes Region (Region 5). Using an Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) from the Department of Energy, the cost of the project will be funded by the energy savings guaranteed by Siemens.   …Continue Reading

GSA Awards $191M in Energy Savings Performance Contracts

The General Services Administration has awarded more than $191 million worth of energy savings performance contracts for nearly 100 buildings as part of its contribution to the Better Buildings Challenge. The GSA says its efforts so far will cut energy use in the facilities by 38 percent. ESPCs allow the government to pay energy service   …Continue Reading

Connecticut Town Signs $10M Energy Savings Performance Contract

Honeywell won a contract to retrofit buildings in the town of Tolland, Conn., and the revitalization project is expected to save the city nearly $600,000 a year in utility and operating expenses, funds that will be used to make energy-efficient upgrades across multiple municipal buildings and four public schools. Tolland will finance a portion of the   …Continue Reading

Housing Authority Signs $5.7m Energy Savings Performance Contract

The Brockton Housing Authority in Brockton, Mass., signed a $5.7 million energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with Ameresco that will provide energy efficiency upgrades to more than 1,200 units in seven developments, and is expected to save the Authority more than $400,000 annually or more than $10.4 million over the 20-year term. With construction expected   …Continue Reading

Federal Bureau of Prisons Selects Constellation for $45M Energy Efficiency, Solar Project

Constellation has been awarded a contract by the Federal Bureau of Prisons to implement $45 million in water and energy conservation measures and install a 2 MW solar generation project at the Federal Correctional Complex in Coleman, Fla. Under the terms of the energy savings performance contract (ESPC), the conservation measures are guaranteed to provide   …Continue Reading

Government Uses Performance Contracting for Lighting Control

The federal government is increasingly incorporating advanced lighting control systems in its energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs) as part of its effort to reduce energy use in federal facilities, reports the Federal Times. Lighting consumes a big chunk of the total electricity used in a commercial building – nearly 38 percent. Lighting control can result   …Continue Reading

Honeywell Helps Army Depot Boost Energy Efficiency

Honeywell and the US Army announced a $43.6 million infrastructure modernization project at Letterkenny Army Depot (LEAD) in Franklin County, Penn. The improvements and upgrades are expected to cut energy use at the facility more than 25 percent, reduce water consumption nearly 50 percent and generate about $4.1 million in annual energy and operational savings. The   …Continue Reading

Navy Explores Seawater Air Conditioning

Makai Ocean Engineering has completed a contract funded by the Office of Naval Research  through the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute to research and develop Seawater Air Conditioning (SWAC) technology. SWAC is a method to provide air conditioning to buildings using a district cooling system that uses an available cold water reservoir as its source. SWAC   …Continue Reading

Energy Efficiency Saves School District $30,000 per Year

Schneider Electric completed an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) for Tenino School District in Washington, which will help save the district $30,000 in energy and operational costs annually over 15 years. Funded in part through a $1 million Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) energy grant, the school district addressed utility and maintenance improvements   …Continue Reading

McKinstry Gets Pre-Qualified in Nevada

McKinstry has become prequalified as an Energy Service Company (ESCO) in the state of Nevada. Nevada’s list of independent contractors is licensed by the Public Works Division of the Nevada Department of Administration to provide Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC) and assist Nevada’s state agencies, cities and higher-education institutions in reducing energy consumption while upgrading facilities.   …Continue Reading