Project highlights include the replacement of three boilers and one chiller, the large-scale upgrade of controls, extensive lighting efficiency upgrades, and utility rate savings.
A new air-cooled dual-circuit chiller was installed in the Arts and Sciences Building, as well as new refrigerant piping, condensing unit, and chilled water buffer tank - the existing chiller was demolished
Three existing boilers in the Academic/Technical Building were demolished and three new condensing boilers were installed
New JACE-8000s (Java Application Control Engines) were installed in the Arts and Sciences Building and Preston Arts Center, implementing optimized scheduling, night setbacks, and zone humidity control
Variable Frequency Drives were installed for each base-mounted geothermal pump in the Sullivan Technology Center to improve efficiency
A capacitor bank was installed to increase overall campus electrical efficiency
Interior and exterior lights were replaced with LED lighting across 6 buildings
Henderson Community College Energy Use
CMTA worked hard to minimize disruptions to the students, faculty and staff while keeping the project on track. CMTA provided quick responses to any issues that arose, all the while exceeding our expectations. I'm pleased with the quality of the projects and the positive impacts on our buildings.
Dr. Jason D. Warren, President/CEO
Henderson Community College
Project At A Glance
Size: 6 facilities
Contract Amount: $947,889
Guaranteed Savings: Year 2 - $85,018 annually
Actual Savings: $117,767 annually
Renovations That Pay For Themselves, Guaranteed
We see these buildings everyday and consistently find issues and places for improvements with control. This was the first building in all of our experience where advanced control strategies had been implemented, and implemented correctly.
[CMTA’s] work during these past two years has been flawless, their recommendations included many items and demonstrated the strength and savings associated with each....the final implementation was a true collaborative effort that prioritized the best path forward for the College.
Larry Abbott, Vice President of Operations
Somerset Community & Technical College, Somerset, Kentucky