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Polaris Career Center*

House Bill 264
Energy Conservation Program

  • Project Cost:
  • Projected Annual Energy Savings:
  • Actual First Year Energy Savings:
  • Savings Exceeded Projection By:

The project addressed several Energy Conservation Measures (ECMs) at Polaris Career Center including:

  • Heating plant upgrades
  • Building automation upgrades
  • Replacement of light fixutures
  • Replacement of drop ceilings
  • Replacement of exterior parking lot lights with LED lighting
  • Automatic dimming lights
  • Roof-mounted daylighting panels

Actual First Year Savings:

  • 1,681,200 kWh of electricity
  • 7,231 MCF of natural gas
  • Operational savings

Along with the energy and cost savings for the building, the positive environmental impact of this project extends far beyond this community. Reduced energy use by Polaris Career Center will prevent a significant amount of pollutants from being emitted into the atmosphere each year, including an estimated:

  • 2,489,008 lbs. of carbon dioxide
  • 26,903 lbs. of sulfur dioxide
  • 14,588 lbs. of nitrogen oxide

Combined, these energy savings are equivalent to taking 184.37 cars off the road.

*The EPA currently does not allow ENERGY STAR® Certifications for Career Centers.

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