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The Benefits

Program Benefits

  • Lower energy costs
  • Reduced operating budgets and energy spending
  • No up-front capital and zero percent financing - a cash-flow neutral project
  • Minimal disruption of building operations
  • Better learning and working conditions in a more comfortable building environment
  • Environmentally conscious program
  • Contributes to Connecticut's energy self-sufficiency

Program Features

  • Remote Monitoring of Real-Time Building Energy Use
    • Constant connection to districts via Internet
    • Active management reduces peak loads
    • Monitor HVAC, boilers, and lighting systems
    • Power factor and harmonic transformer upgrades
    • Monitor electricity and fossil fuel consumption
    • Utility bill monitoring and management
    • Cost and usage tracking, forecasting, and budgeting
  • Purchase of Electric Commodity
    • Purchase commodity during off-peak hours
    • Improved load profile management
  • Renewable Energy Solutions
    • Design and installation of solar photovoltaic solar thermal, fuel cells
  • Financing
    • Leverage statewide grant and other financing programs

Partnership at Work
Our joint expertise and direct access to statewide utilities and other agencies involved in energy conservation and generation allows us to act quickly and effectively on your behalf. We have a proven track record of success and we are always available to answer questions, address concerns, and help with future facility planning needs.

CREC will:

  • Promote new opportunities, including available funding
  • Act as your single point of contact
  • Coordinate and monitor the program development and implementation
  • Evaluate the project's results and its effectiveness for your district

DBS Energy will:

  • Conduct a thorough evaluation of your building's energy infrastructure at no cost
  • Define and explain the scope of opportunity and its financial benefits
  • Implement the project


CREC: Capitol Region Education Council
111 Charter Oak Avenue · Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 247-2732