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Over the years, Rollins College in Winter Park, FL has installed high-efficiency, right-sized mechanical equipment, including larger, more efficient chillers operating from a central utility plant. Together with control strategies that limit waste, these upgrades have resulted in annual savings of more than $93,000.

From EDC Online Magazine written by David C. Fishel

 

With a simple energy analysis and upgrades, facilities can save big.

As energy costs continue to rise — about 3 percent annually — facility managers are seeking ways to lower their utility bills while reducing environmental impact. Retrofitting a building with high-efficiency systems can achieve both goals. And with federal, state, local and utility-based incentives, even the most outdated facilities can realize sizeable savings through energy-efficient upgrades.