Project Description

CASE STUDY: Powersmiths Transformers Contribute to GSA Deep Energy Retrofit through ESCO Partnership

U.S. Federal – General Services Adminstration (GSA) Building

Maryland, USA

Project Drivers:

  • Deep energy retrofit overall target to reduce energy consumption by 60%
  • Greenhouse gas emissions reduction target of 20,000 metric tons annually
  • No capital investment by GSA with verified savings
  • Project under an Energy Savings Performance Contract with an ESCO Partnership

Project Summary:

Transformer Retrofit & Energy Savings Verification

  • Baseline of exsisting transformer energy losses
  • 142 Powersmiths E-Saver-C3L low-voltage dry-type transformers replaced 142 inefficient existing transformers
  • Post-install energy savings verified by Powersmiths professional metering services in an ISO17025 Certified Lab

Energy Savings Overview:

  • Overall Annual Energy Savings: 627,214 kWh
  • Peak Energy Demand Savings: 68.2 kW
  • Annual GHG Emissions Reduction: 462.9 tons CO2

Environmental Impact:

Contribution to OMB Sustainability & Energy Scorecard: