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Saint Elizabeth Home East Greenwich, R.I.

Nonprofit charitable organization that provides a full spectrum of quality care to older and physically disabled adults.

Energy Efficiency Profile

In its capacity as a National Grid Project Expeditor, RISE conducted a free assessment of Saint Elizabeth Home’s exterior lighting and mechanical systems to identify recommended energy-efficiency measures, which included upgrading the lighting fixtures and installing variable frequency drives (VFDs) and controls, kitchen ventilation system controls, and vending machine controls. These measures resulted in a projected $35,000 in annual energy savings.

THE NEED
Reduce the energy costs and improve the energy efficiency of Saint Elizabeth Home while enhancing the facility’s exterior lighting quality and the performance of its mechanical systems.

THE SOLUTION

Lighting Retrofits

  • 29 gooseneck LED lighting fixtures for driveways 
  • 11 shoebox LED lighting fixtures for parking lots 
  • 14 wallpack LED lighting fixtures on building exterior 
  • 20 recessed LED cans for building porticos 
  • 2 LED floodlights for gate entrance

Variable Frequency Drives and Controls

  • 2 VFDs for hot-water circulation pumps 
  • 2 VFDs for chilled-water circulation pumps 
  • Kitchen ventilation system controls with 2 VFDs 
  • Vending machine smart controls

 

 

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