Energy Savings for School Buildings

Low-voltage transformers are an essential part of electrical systems in school buildings and typically last 30-40 years.  Often overlooked, these transformers can be a significant source of energy waste.

For New Installations:

The OPAL™ Series cuts 25-50% of transformers energy waste when compared to the currently rated, standard transformer*.

For Energy Retrofits:

The OPAL-R™ Series transformers reduce transformer energy waste by 80%** when replacing older pre-2007/TP1 transformers.

We Make a Great Partner for Energy Savings Performance Contractors

Committed to delivering energy savings, we offer pre and post install assessments and offer a 32-year performance guarantee.

We have many years of experience working with Energy Savings Performance Contractors (ESPC) and follow a Best Practice for Transformer Retrofits specifically developed to facilitate a smoother project and deliver verified energy savings to our ESPC partners.

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*U.S. Department of Energy, 10 CFR Part 431, Subpart K – Distribution Transformers

**OPAL transformer loss reduction, per project average when replacing Pre-2007/TP1 transformers.

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Green California Schools & Community Colleges Summit & Expo – An Overview

The 2018 Green California Schools and Community Colleges Summit and Exposition comes to the Pasadena Convention Center October 29-30. General session speakers will include author and Green Schoolyards America founder Sharon Danks and State Architect Chet Widom. An Expo with over 100 companies, and dozens of educational sessions, will highlight best practices and new technologies for green school programs. Keynotes and exhibit hall are free.