Hotel Energy Efficiency: Cutting Costs While Enhancing Guest Comfort

Posted by Shannon Shea on September 18, 2018

Fairbanks Energy’s Guy Cook answers some questions about how to improve the energy efficiency in your hotel, while minimizing disruption to operations and discomfort to guests.

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Topics: energy efficiency, hospitality

Hospital Energy Use: Taking Advantage of Energy Efficiency by Peter Fairbanks, President of Fairbanks Energy Services

Posted by Peter Fairbanks on August 28, 2018

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, healthcare is one of the top five energy-consuming building categories and accounts for nine percent of energy use in commercial buildings. With utility bills making up an average of 1.4 percent of a hospital’s operating revenue, hospitals in the U.S spend about $8.3 billion total on energy costs each year. The impact of these energy costs on an individual hospital is huge. For example, a 200,000 square foot, 50-bed facility spends about $13,600 per bed on energy costs, equaling about $680,000 each year.

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Topics: Healthcare, Hospital, energy efficiency

2018 Charity Golf Invitational Photo Editorial

Posted by Shannon Shea on August 21, 2018

Fairbanks Energy Services hosted our Second Annual Charity Golf Invitational this August at Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy, MA. The event brought together customers, vendors and partners of Fairbanks Energy for a fun day outside of the office to raise money for the non-profit charity, AmpSurf. Check out some pictures from the event below.

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Energy retrofit project brings cost savings without patient disruption

Posted by Shannon Shea on August 9, 2018

How can a hospital retrofit its lighting system without affecting patients at all? The strategy that Edward-Elmhurst Health chose was to skip all the lights the patients see.

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Cash flow positive: Financing energy efficiency

Posted by Shannon Shea on August 9, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
Energy efficiency retrofits of existing building systems for large commercial and industrial facilities are one of the best investments companies can make to reduce their operational expenses. In higher cost of energy areas of the country, the savings of the projects combined with incentives from the local utility and tax benefits typically result in projects with an annual rate of return greater than 33%.
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Fairbanks Energy Services and RENEW Energy Partners Help Chelsea, Massachusetts-Based Signature Breads Save Over Two Million Kilowatt Hours Through Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Posted by Shannon Shea on August 9, 2018

Design and installation of LED Lighting and Building Management System by leading energy conservation provider has yielded an annual saving of more than $200,000 while securing utility incentives and rebates of more than $320,000

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Topics: LED lighting, energy efficiency, BMS upgrade

Efficiency is the Incentive in the Midwest Market

Posted by Shannon Shea on July 24, 2018

Rob Golden, Director of Midwest Business Development, authors "Efficiency is the Incentive in the Midwest Market" published with Connect Media. Read the full piece below.

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Topics: Midwest, utility incentives, financing, energy efficiency, Chicago

Mishmash May Photo Editorial

Posted by Shannon Shea on May 31, 2018

With Memorial Day Weekend behind us, we can't help but feel like summer is finally here! Before we jump into the heat of summer, we would like to highlight some events from this past month. See below!

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Topics: Photo Editorial

Fairbanks Energy Services Helps Zayo Significantly Reduce Energy Consumption at Three zColo Data Centers

Posted by Shannon Shea on May 24, 2018

Projects consisting of LED lighting, mechanical upgrades and dynamic airflow management will save zColo over 5 million kilowatt hours annually, while reclaiming lost capacity

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Fairbanks Energy Services to Sponsor BuildingsNY

Posted by Shannon Shea on April 10, 2018

National energy conservation firm will highlight how comprehensive efficiency upgrades and utility incentives can optimize energy usage for building owners and operators

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Topics: New York City, conference, sponsor