Environmental Resources Training Center

Total Savings:

Electricity Savings (kWh): 222,209 65%
Natural Gas Savings (Therms): 17,239 61%
Overall Energy Savings (Mbtu): 2,482 62%
Utility Cost Savings ($): $27,261 63%
Estimated Project Cost ($): $101,338 3.72 yrs. (Payback)
Available Utility Incentives($): $44,814 44% of Proj. Cost
Net Cost w/Incentives ($): $56,524 2.07 yrs. (Payback)

Date Completed: May 2014
Client: Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
Size: 28,300 sq. ft.
Type of Construction: Existing
Service: Energy Audit
Facility Type: Higher Education

The ERTC serves as the Illinois center for the continuing education of personnel involved in the operation, maintenance, and management of drinking water and wastewater treatment systems, including additional training for licensed plumbers and certified water operators. This facility features photovoltaic panels on the roof and a wind turbine. This facility includes many of the original pneumatic controls, and many problems and opportunities were discovered during this study.