Contemporary Energy Solutions

retrofit

Case Studies

With business operations across the United States, Contemporary Energy Solutions strives to provide solutions to industrial, commercial and other businesses that improve operations, reduce energy consumption and energy footprint, while enhancing lighting quality.

As a leader in LED lighting retrofits, since 2011, Contemporary Energy Solutions has completed 2000+ Projects and retrofitted 70+ Million sq. ft. with energy efficient LED lighting. 

Unipres USA
Portland, TN

PROJECT METRICS:

This Lighting Project will help to decrease air pollution and environmental damage by the following amounts each year.

2,205 Tons of CO2 Removed each year
5.586 Tons SO2 Removed
2,034 Tons of NOX Removed each year
0.099 lbs of Mercury Removed each year
665.4 Acres of Tree Planted
299,343 Gallons of Gas Saved

**Data Assumptions: Per the EPA’s eGRID database, as recognized protocol by the World Resource Institute/World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WRI/WBCSD).

Ritescreen Company
Elizabethton, TN

PROJECT METRICS:


$74,280 in annual energy savings
562,714 kWh displaced
184.08 kW Saved (Demand)

ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIVALENT:
342 tons per year of CO2 emissions displaced
103 acres of trees planted per year

PROJECT SCOPE:
(880) HID and T12 lights were removed and replaced with (818) T8 interior fixtures and T5 exterior light fixtures.

M-Tek Inc
Manchester, TN

PROJECT METRICS:


$28,938 in annual energy savings
316,275 kWh displaced
0.98 Year ROI

ENVIRONMENTAL EQUIVALENT:
377 tons per year of CO2 emissions displaced
114 acres of trees planted per year

PROJECT SCOPE:
214 Metal Halide light fixtures removed and replaced with 214 LED high bay lights. Total wattage reduction of 67,196.

Ficosa North America
Crossville, TN

“The guys did a great job and worked around the production requirements." – Chuck Moore, Ficosa Maintenance Manager

PROJECT METRICS:


$28,938 in annual energy savings
316,275 kWh displaced
0.98 Year ROI

INDIRECT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT:
192 tons per year of CO2 emissions displaced
26,108 gallons of gas saved per year
58 acres of trees planted per year

PROJECT SCOPE:
296 Metal Halide and T12 light fixtures removed and replaced with 296 efficient T8 light fixtures

AJ Adhesives
Magnolia, TX

Annual Savings:
$3,098 in annual savings
25,499 KWH displaced
8.79 KW saved

3A Composites
Glasgow, KY

Interior



3A Composites
Glasgow, KY

Exterior
$7,479 in annual energy savings
83,100 kWh displaced
19.33 kW Saved

Wanxiang America
Elgin, IL

Annual Savings:
$2,464 in annual energy savings
29,756 kWh displaced
6.92 kW Saved

The RiteScreen Co.
Elizabethton, TN

Annual Savings:
$74,280 energy savings
562,714 kWh displaced
184.08 kW Saved (Demand)

M-Tek
Manchester, TN

Annual Savings:
$40,377 in annual energy savings
621,182 kWh displaced
67.20 kW Saved

Tranzonic CCP
Knoxville, TN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $68,164
Displaced Energy 757,320 kWh
1.49 Year ROI

Sopakco Distribution
Greeneville, TN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $102,000
Displaced Energy 856,859 kWh
Total Buildings Upgraded 9

Scenic Industries
Chattanooga, TN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $7,326
Displaced Energy 64,603 kWh
Displaced Capacity 12.87 kW

Impact Plastics
Erwin, TN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $34,700
Displaced Energy 369,922 kWh
Displaced Capacity 61.31 kW

Federal Mogul
Sparta, TN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $4,549
Displaced Energy 74,322 kWh
Displaced Capacity 13.01 kW

Scenic Industries
Chattanooga, TN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $7,326
Displaced Energy 64,603 kWh
Displaced Capacity 12.87 kW

Vestal Manufacturing
Sweetwater, TN

STEEL FABRICATION
Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $15,592
Displaced Energy 119,024 kWh
Displaced Capacity 47.47 kW
Light Level Improvement: 120.2%
(21.0 to 46.3 avg. fc)

Vestal Manufacturing
Sweetwater, TN

OFFICE
Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $2,474
Displaced Energy 23,796 kWh
Displaced Capacity 10.17 kW
Light Level Improvement: 51.6%
(43 to 65.2 avg. fc)

Vestal Manufacturing
Sweetwater, TN


Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $75,200
Displaced Energy 800,650 kWh
Displaced Capacity 99.73 kW
Light Level Improvement: 193.8%
(30.9 to 90.8 avg. fc)

TI Automotive
Greeneville, TN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $44,535
Displaced Energy 512,000 kWh
Displaced Capacity 77 kW
Payback Period 1.28 years

Tennessee Steel Center
Mascot, TN

OFFICE
Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $10,855
Displaced Energy 97,183 kWh
Displaced Capacity 18.50 kW

Sopakco Packaging
Mullins, SC

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $52,031
Displaced Energy 635,775 kWh
Displaced Capacity 116.7 kW

Sopakco Packaging
Bennettsville, SC

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $28,011
Displaced Energy 333,501 kWh
Displaced Capacity 41.5 kW

Regis Southeast Dist.
Chattanooga, TN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $90,592
Displaced Energy 932,981 kWh
Displaced Capacity 158.81 kW

Quad Graphics
Bolingbrook, IL

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $57,698
Displaced Energy 678,794 kWh
Displaced Capacity 66.16 kW

Polymer Industrial
Piney Flats, TN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $31,204
Annual Kilowatt Hour Reduction 335,150
Load Reduction 46.7 kW

Denso North America
Maryville, TN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $12,760 Displaced Energy 110,682 kWh Displaced Capacity 24.06 kW

Cracker Barrel
Lebanon, TN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $110k Displaced Energy 1 million kWh Displaced Capacity 262 kW Payback Period 1.26 years

Performance Foodservice
Lebanon, TN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $102,000
Displaced Energy 1.2 million kWh
Pre-Tax ROI 1.40

New Process Steel
Alsip, IL

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $42,757
Displaced Energy 570,086 kWh
Displaced Capacity 91.36 kW

Miller Industries
Ooltewah, TN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $32,193
Displaced Energy 357,717 kWh
Displaced Capacity 112.57 kW

HBD Thermoid Inc.
Oneida, TN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $117,548
Displaced Energy 1,089,386 kWh
Displaced Capacity 166.42 kW

Laurel Grocery Company
London, KY

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $85,952
Displaced Energy 1,041,004 kWh
Displaced Capacity 139.02 kW

Kentucky Steel
Berea, KY

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $31,115
Displaced Energy 259,290 kWh
Displaced Capacity 57.62 kW

Meco Corporation
Greeneville, TN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $118k
Displaced Energy 1.2 million kWh
Displaced Capacity 388 kW
Payback Period 0.62
Pre-Tax ROI 161%

Hanson Logistics
Logansport, IN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $13k<,br> Displaced Energy 149,241 kWh
Displaced Capacity 17 kW
Payback Period 2.42
Pre-Tax ROI 41%

Hanson Logistics
Lafayette, IN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $90k
Displaced Energy 1.1 million kWh
Displaced Capacity 125 kW
Payback Period 1.48
Pre-Tax ROI 67%

Fiber Innovation
Johnson City, TN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $91,597
Displaced Energy 1.2 million kWh
Displaced Capacity 152 kW
Payback Period 0.74
Pre-Tax ROI 134%

Cooper Standard
Bowling Green, OH

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $84k
Displaced Energy 1.1 million kWh<,br> Displaced Capacity 157 kW
Payback Period 1.38
Pre-Tax ROI 72%

PFG
Morristown, TN + Somerset, KY

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $16,561
Annual Kilowatt Hour Reduction 209,644
Load Reduction 25.3 kW
Light Level Improvement 219%

PFG Customized Dist.
Lebanon, TN

Annual Savings:
Energy Savings $27,192
Displaced Energy 302,262 kWh
Displaced Capacity 24.54 kW

Consolidated Metco
Etowah, TN

Annual Savings:
Displaced Energy: 321,762 kWh
Displaced Capacity: 46.81 kW
Annual Savings: $33,765

American Appliance
Newport, TN

Annual Savings:
Displaced Energy: 1.3 Million kWh
Displaced Capacity: 185.43 kW
Annual Savings: $106,480

Malibu Boats
Loudon, TN

Annual Savings:
Displaced Energy: 235,345 kWh
Displaced Capacity: 67.97 kW
Annual Cost Reduction: $24,876
Light Level Improvement: 113.6%
(from 44 to 94 avg. fc)