Commercial Low Cost or No Cost Efficiency and Energy Savings Solutions


This approach centers on low or no cost improvements that can be implemented quickly, including:

  • Calibration and upgrade of energy management systems and controls
  • Review and adjustment of lighting and HVAC schedules
  • Functional testing and documentation of HVAC equipment
  • Tightening of schedules and set points
  • Optimization of hot and chilled water temperatures
  • Calibration of boiler and burner controls
  • Resetting of pump and fan speeds

By utilizing any of the above improvements you may experience some or all of the following benefits:

  • Energy reduction and savings from 15 to 55 percent
  • Improved indoor environment
  • Increased productivity
  • Better building performance and reliability
  • Increased attention to proper system control and maintenance
  • Renewed commitment to operations training
  • Identification of capital projects that can achieve further energy reductions