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Mountain View Elementary School & Meadow Brook School

Challenge: LED retrofit of old fluorescent fixtures

End-User: Town of East Longmeadow, MA

Installation strategy: Turnkey Project by NE Lighting, Inc.

Incentive provider: National Grid

Scope: This was a LED lighting retrofit project at two elementary schools – interior and exterior whose fluorescent lighting had deteriorated over time. The main energy conservation measure was re-lamp and re-ballast of the existing fluorescent T8 lighting; 4-ft. fluorescent T8s, 2-ft and and U-lamp fluorescent T8 lighting. In addition, incandescent bulbs were replaced; on the exterior, all of the building wall packs and some parking lot flood lights were replaced with LED lighting

Technology Used: The majority of the retrofit was re-lamp and re-ballast of the existing linear fluorescent T8 lighting. The system chosen was the  Espen CoreTech T8 LED and Driver.

Education

Meadow Brook School

Total Lighting Project Investment: $90,839

Total Out of Pocket Cost for Customer: $0.00

Annual Energy Savings: $14,153

Payback Period: 4.46 yrs.

Est. Annual Maintenance Savings: $2,122

Total Annual Operational Savings: $16,276

Mountain View School

Total Project Lighting Investment: $53,412

Net Investment by Customer: $38,242

Annual Energy Savings: $8,697

Payback Period: 4.40 yrs.

Est. Annual Maintenance Savings: $1,304

Total Annual Operational Savings: $10,002


Holyoke Mall Large Scale Retrofit with cutting edge LED downlights

Challenge: LED retrofit of 860 downlights with latest LEDs at busy mall.

End User: Holyoke Mall, MA

Installation Strategy: Turnkey Project by Right Light Energy Services (RLES)

Incentive Provider: National Grid / MassSave Upstream

Scope: Replaced over 860 recessed downlights, which consisted of a combination of 8-inch and 12-inch downlights containing 100 watt and 150 watt metal halide.

Technology Used: Enlux recessed lighting. The majority of the project (700 fixtures) was the DL1 14 watt 8-inch tapered cone fixture; the remainder were the DL2 42 watt 8-inch and 10-inch tapered cone fixture.

Large Scale Retail / Commercial

Holyoke Mall

Total Project Lighting Cost: $178,359.95

Incentives: $22,390.00

Payback Period: 3.86 yrs.

Annual Energy Savings: $40,396.72

Annual Maintenance Savings: $3,312.53

Annual kWH Savings: 323,174 kWh

KW Reduced: 77.98 KW

Total Annual Operational Savings: $43,709


Roger Williams Zoo Park Zoo and Village

Challenge: Retrofit hundreds of outdoor and indoor lights of an elaborately landscaped 427-acre city park and zoo which houses over 900 animals and is on the National Register of Historic Places as one of the oldest zoos in the US.

End User:  RI Zoological Society and City of Providence RI

Installation strategy: Self Install

Incentive Provider: National Grid

Scope: Replaced hundreds of outdated outdoor lights with cutting edge LEDs while still maintaining the classic feel of an 1880s zoo.

Technology Used: Interior LEDs, outdoor floods and area lights.

Large Outdoor Park

Roger Williams Park & Zoo

Total Project Lighting Investment: $96,082

Roger Williams Park & Zoo

Total Project Lighting Investment: $96,082

Incentives: $27,203

Annual Energy Savings: $11,093

Payback Period: 6.21 yrs.

Annual Maintenance Savings: $1,664

Total Annual Savings: $12,757


Skidmore College – Scribner Library CFL Retrofit

Challenge:   Replace 100s of pin-based CFL downlights

End User:  Skidemore College, NY

Installation Strategy: Turnkey Project by Right Light Energy Services (RLES)

Incentive Provider: NYSERDA

Scope: Replace 494 pin-based CFL downlights in a hard ceiling.

Technology Used: Enlux LED retrofit kits.

Educational

Scribner Library

Total Cost:$103,000

kW reduced:17.67

kWh reduced:155,837

Return on Investment: 20%

Annual Savings: $20,600


New England Electropolishing – Multiple LED and ballast retrofits

Challenge: Upgrade existing linear fluorescent lighting in their manufacturing / production areas to improve light quality, reduce electrical costs and reduce maintenance requirements. Of particular importance was improving the light quality in the material inspection areas, which is critical to their business.

End User New England Electropolishing – Fall River MA

Installation Strategy: In-house electrical contractor

Scope: Re-lamp/Re-ballast of over 60 fluorescent vapor tight high bays (6-lamps each) saving 111 watts per fixture; Re-lamp/Re-ballast of a combination of 20 fluorescent strips and troffers.

Technology Used: Espen 15 watt RetroFlex T8 LED tubes; 12 watt RetroFlex T8 LED tubes; 2-4 lamp ballasts.

Manufacturing

Electropolishing Facility

Total Project Lighting Cost: $15,804

Incentives: $9,329

Payback Period: 1.89 yrs.

Annual Energy Savings: $3,428

Annual Maintenance Savings: $514

Annual kWH Savings: 23,812 kWh

KW Reduced: 6.96 KW

Total Annual Savings: $3,943