This project was a Guaranteed Energy Savings Contract that included 20 buildings over 725,383 square feet at two separate community colleges. The first college, Ashland Community and Technical College, consists of three separate campuses. The second, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, has two main campuses and four remote campuses. The project was 100% funded through energy and operational savings.
5 buildings received extensive HVAC renovations with DDC control systems
All 20 buildings received building control upgrades and were integrated into Commonwealth Energy Management and Control System (CEMCS)
Lighting upgrades across all the buildings included LED fixtures, occupancy controls, and photocell controls
Water efficiency upgrades consisted of low flow plumbing fixtures
Computer power management across both colleges
Ashland/Bluegrass Energy Use
Averaging $373,650 per year 17% above guarantee
CMTA provided value beyond the energy upgrades and renovations by also being a strong advocate and technical asset for the college throughout our project... not only do we have the new equipment and controls, we have a resource that shares our interest in continually improving efficiency.