Energy Saving Solutions

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center



Market Sector: Hotel/Convention Center
Type of Project: Lighting Upgrade
Overview: After upgrading and installing over 26,000 LED lights, Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Oxon Hill is saving nearly one million dollars in estimated energy savings each year. Watch the video to learn more about their story.

Hollywood East Cafe



Market Sector: Restaurant
Type of Project: Lighting Upgrade, ENERGY STAR® Qualified Refrigerators
Overview: Janet Yu, the owner of Hollywood East Cafe, saw big savings when she changed out eight old refrigerators with four new ENERGY STAR® qualified refrigerators. Watch the video to learn more.

Abe's Hardware



Market Sector: Retail
Type of Project: Lighting Upgrade
Overview: Abe is a small business owner who was eligible for $5,510 cash incentives to upgrade the lighting in his hardware store. Watch the video to learn more about Abe’s story and the Small Business Program.

Elizabeth Condos

Market Sector: Mixed Use Multifamily/Commercial Master Metered Property
Type of Project: Lighting Upgrade
Overview: Constructed in 1974, The Elizabeth Condominiums complex in Chevy Chase, Maryland is an 18-story structure consisting of “common interest” residential units, commercial offices, parking garage and numerous common areas. Since this is a “common interest” property any operation expense savings realized through energy efficiency projects reduces their individual expenses. The Condominium’s Association Board approved an upgrade of lighting fixtures to support energy efficiency, as well as create a more comfortable and safer living condition for the occupants and reduce maintenance costs. The cash incentives offered through the Pepco C&I Energy Savings Program were an important financial factor in the decision to proceed with the lighting project.

Lowe’s Home Improvement

Market Sector: Retail
Type of Project: HVAC Efficiency Upgrade
Overview: Lowe’s Home Improvement, located in Gaithersburg, MD, participated in the Pepco C&I Energy Savings Program with a project that involved the installation of high efficiency packaged rooftop HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) units. The high-efficiency units are more expensive than standard HVAC units, but they conserve energy resources, reduce energy cost and help reduce carbon emissions from electric generation. Click on the above link to see the full story

Lower Shore Enterprises

Market Sector: Manufacturing
Type of Project: Prescriptive Lighting Project
Size of Facility: 25,000 square-feet
Overview: Lower Shore Enterprises, a nonprofit agency located in Salisbury, MD, utilized the incentive offered through the Delmarva Power C&I Energy Savings Program to assist in the successful completion of a prescriptive lighting project. The comprehensive lighting project reduced energy consumption, operating and maintenance expense while improving the manufacturing processes. Click on the above link to see the full story.

Columbia Square

Market Sector: Office Buildings
Type of Project: Variable Frequency Drives
Size of Facility: 601,003 square-feet
Overview: Columbia Square, located in Washington, DC was one of the first recipients of an incentive check under the Pepco C&I Energy Savings Program for the installation of new motors and VFD’s. Click on the above link to see the full story.

The Evening Star Building

Market Sector: Office Buildings
Type of Project: Prescriptive Lighting Project
Size of Facility: 218,672 square-feet
Overview: The Evening Star Building, a historic building in Washington, DC was one of the first recipients of an incentive check under the Pepco C&I Energy Savings Program for the installation of new lighting equipment. Click on the above link to see the full story.

These programs support EmPOWER Maryland administered by the Maryland Energy Administration.