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Across Connecticut, businesses like yours are making smart energy choices. Learn what some of them are doing to make their operations more energy efficient and generate clean, renewable power. And if you have a smart energy story to tell, share it on the Energize Connecticut Facebook page so others can follow your lead.


ENERGY EFFICIENCY CASE STUDY: Business Energy Solutions - CT Children's Medical Center

This program is for business customers looking to retrofit existing operational equipment. Benefits include financial incentives to offset the premium costs associated with energy-efficient technology.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CASE STUDY: Business Energy Solutions - Calabro Cheese Corporation, East Haven, CT

So when it came time to take control of energy costs for the company’s 74,000-sq.-ft. facility, they turned to Energize Connecticut’s Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Programs.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CASE STUDY: Business Energy Solutions - Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT

Over the last decade, Quinnipiac University has initiated over 20 energy efficiency projects; they also purchase 100% of their electricity from renewable resources. No wonder they’re one of the EPA’s Green Power Partnership Top 20 Colleges & Universities.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CASE STUDY: Business Energy Solutions - Rimage Spa and Salon, New Haven, CT

With a free audit from our energy experts, owner Len Yanavich learned that updating his older halogen, incandescent and fluorescent fixtures with state-of-the-art LED and CFL lighting could save big money. Adding insulation to hot water pipes and heating ducts could save even more.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CASE STUDY: Business Energy Solutions - Two Roads Brewing Company, Stratford, CT

Others may have seen an idle manufacturing facility in Stratford’s old U.S. Baird Building, but Two Roads Brewing Company recognized a chance to revitalize a piece of history – and at the same time, create a state-of-the-art brew house.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CASE STUDY: CNC Software, Inc., Tolland, CT

With help from Energize Connecticut and its partners, CNC Software, Inc., saved approximately $6,430 and 40,401 kilowatt-hours annually by implementing smart energy solutions for lighting, heating and cooling, motors, and controls. 
 

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CASE STUDY: Energy Opportunities Program - Town of Fairfield Wastewater Management facility

Wastewater management is a science, but behind that science is a great deal of process and energy to keep it moving. The town of Fairfield’s aging treatment center was a prime candidate for retrofit upgrades avoiding a complete system overhaul by implementing a forward-thinking energy strategy.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CASE STUDY: Fish Family Farm, Bolton, CT

With help from Energize Connecticut and its partners, the Fish Family Farm saved approximately $5,600 and 31,913 kilowatt-hours annually through the Small Business Energy Advantage program.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CASE STUDY: McDonald’s, Vernon, CT

With help from Energize Connecticut and its partner, the McDonalds in Vernon, Connecticut, saved approximately $8,917 and 67,048 kilowatt-hours annually through the Small Business Energy Advantage program.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CASE STUDY: Modern Woodcrafts, Plainville, CT


With help from Energize Connecticut and its partner, Modern Woodcrafts in Plainville, Connecticut, saved approximately $35,555 and 182,706 kilowatt-hours annually through the Small Business Energy Advantage program.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CASE STUDY:Dunkin' Donuts Case Study Video

See how a Connecticut Dunkin' Donuts is saving energy and money as a result of an energy efficiency upgrade through the EnergizeCT initiative.