Case Studies

Kay Manufacturing

Kay Manufacturing

Kay Manufacturing earned a $50,000 rebate check for implementing Smart LED technology and other lighting improvements to reduce energy use at its Shoreham, MI plant. The lighting upgrades will save more than 631,000 kilowatt hours of electricity every year. That’s enough to power 80 homes for a full year. Brian Pelke, president, said, “… we’re... Read more »

YMCA

YMCA

  Indiana Michigan Power presented the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne with a check for $20,303.04 on Tuesday for energy efficiency measures at the new Jackson R. Lehman Family YMCA. The incentive check is based on a total savings of 338,384 kilowatt-hours of energy usage anticipated annually at the new facility. The energy savings comes… Read more »

Mullinix Packages

Mullinix Packages

Project Details The I&M Program approved RCxL Service Provider performed a weeklong study of the manufacturer’s compressed air system. The study found that air leaks and timer based drains caused significant artificial demand and excessive wasted air. Based on these findings, it was clear that Mullinix would greatly benefit from upgrading their compressed air system.… Read more »

Coastal Partners – Lighting Retrofit

Coastal Partners – Lighting Retrofit

The Ft. Wayne-based commerce center Coastal Partners is managing its energy consumption with lighting efficiency improvements throughout its facility. With assistance from Havel Brothers, Coastal Partners retrofit existing lighting fixtures with nearly 1,000 T5 high bay lights, an upgrade anticipated to cut power costs in half. Recognizing yet another saving opportunity, Coastal Partners installed occupancy... Read more »

Millennium - Lighting Retrofit

Millennium - Lighting Retrofit

Millennium Industries earned a rebate check of more than $38,000 thanks to lighting improvements that will reduce energy use at its 150,000-square-foot facility located in Ligonier. Kendall Electric, a local electrical distributor, spearheaded the project.  Millennium upgraded to high-efficiency T5 lighting fixtures and installed occupancy sensors.  The company anticipates saving enough on energy costs in... Read more »

City of South Bend – Parking Garage Lighting Upgrade

City of South Bend – Parking Garage Lighting Upgrade

City of South Bend earned a rebate check of more than $30,000 through energy efficiency achieved in three downtown parking garages. In the Main and Colfax Streets Garage, the Leighton Garage, and the Wayne Street Garage, the city’s Energy Office has installed new lighting fixtures, replacing numerous lights with new light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs. “The… Read more »