Be a leader. Use less energy. Use smart energy. Greening Your Business and Improving the Bottom Line – Implementing Energy Efficiency Improvements through Performance Contracting. Sustainability in Local Government May 4 th , 2011. Commodity Prices. Water Contaminants.
Greening Your Business and Improving the Bottom Line – Implementing Energy Efficiency Improvements through Performance Contracting
Sustainability in Local Government
May 4th, 2011
Challenging Global Economy
Energy Prices Increasing + Water Rates Increasing
Demand for “Green”
Economic Uncertainty and Leadership Changes
Asset Renewal or Replacement
Sustainable, Green Environment
Sustainability doesn’t require sacrifice;
it requires a new frame of mind
Opportunity to do things differently.
FASTER BETTER CHEAPER
(Time) (Quality) ($$$)
What % of your operating budget is consumed by your total utility costs?
$$$ Thousands and Thousands
GOAL – Write a smaller check to We Energies and …….
use the savings to pay for your prioritized energy efficiency improvement measures.
In short, Performance Contracting is a procurement tool that allows you to leverage the savings you get from making building improvements in order to pay for the improvements.
WI Statute 66.0133
Qualified Provider + Savings Pay for Improvements + Guarantee with M&V Services
How does it work?
Customer Discussion to Identify Goals:
energy efficiency, emissions reduction,
operational savings, water savings, etc.
Preliminary audit/Site visit
Does it make technical and financial sense?
Sophisticated analysis tools used to gather data and develop customized solution
Energy Performance Contract with Savings Guarantee
Lighting, water, HVAC, renewable energy, building upgrades, wireless, meters/controls
Reduce Ops Budget
Meet Customer Goals
Economic Benefits +
Environmental Impacts +