Performance Contracting

Somerset Community College

Kentucky Community Technical College SystemSomerset, Kentucky

This project for the Kentucky Community & Technical College System was a Guaranteed Energy Savings Contract with Somerset Community College in Kentucky that covered four campuses, over 597,652 square feet. The project was 100% funded through energy and operational savings.  

The project scope included:

  • Extensive DDC system upgrades to 3 buildings and total controls system replacements at 3 additional buildings
  • 1 chiller and 1 boiler replaced with a new highly efficient system
  • 20 high-efficiency rooftop units installed, including fuel conversion from electric to natural gas heating
  • VRF system renovation
  • 89 VAV terminal units installed, including the replacement of constant volume with variable volume systems
  • New interior LED fixtures and retrofits including occupancy sensor controls
  • New exterior LED fixtures with bi-level motion sensing technology
  • Computer power management for over 1,400 campus computers
  • Utility rate savings resulting in more than $69,000 in annual savings

Somerset CC energy usage

What does this data mean?
Baseline: The annual energy consumption before the project
Guaranteed: CMTA's guaranteed energy use for the client post-project
Actual: The measured energy use after the project

[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