Illinois School for the Deaf Campus

Total Savings:

Electricity Savings (kWh): 1,366,686 27%
Natural Gas Savings (Therms): 169,938 49%
Overall Energy Savings (Mbtu): 21,657 42%
Utility Cost Savings ($): $195,826 33%
Estimated Project Cost ($): $431,799 2.21 yrs. (Payback)
Available Utility Incentives($): $283,579 66% of Proj. Cost
Net Cost w/Incentives ($): $148,220 0.76 yrs. (Payback)

Date Completed: May 2105
Client: Illinois School for the Deaf
Size: 486,687 sq. ft., 15 buildings
Type of Construction: Existing
Service: Retrocommissioning, Energy Audit
Facility Type: Education K-12

The Illinois School for the Deaf in Jacksonville, Illinois campus retrocommissioning program was divided into two phases for ease of investigation and implementation. Seven buildings totaling 223,414 sq. ft. were evaluated during Phase One; the remaining eight buildings totaling 263,546 sq. ft. were assessed in Phase Two. Retrocommissioning services included an in-depth review of energy usage and issues related to building envelope, mechanical and control systems, and lighting, with the intent to identify improvement measures with simple payback of less than 1.5 years.