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Go beyond common retrofits and upgrades to save energy throughout your facility. From efficient air compressors to elevator regenerative drives, the ComEd Energy Efficiency Program has incentives for your facility’s next energy-saving improvement.

Are you starting a custom project, but unsure if it qualifies for an incentive? Visit ComEd.com/Custom to complete a Project Screening Form. Our team will review this form to determine project eligibility. Once completed, submit the form to us at BusinessEE@ComEd.com

Typical projects include:

Process Cooling - $0.12 per kWh

Process Cooling - $0.12 per kWh

Save energy and reduce operating costs by upgrading process chillers and cooling towers. Consider also adding control strategies, such as adjusting water temperature setpoints. On average, customers have saved approximately $6,400 in monthly energy costs.

HVAC - $0.12 per kWh

HVAC - $0.12 per kWh

Save energy by adding variable speed drives (VSDs) that replace existing variable blade pitch fan systems, installing cooling towers and adding economizer or energy management controls. A ductless variable refrigerant flow (VRF) system is one of the most efficient HVAC systems on the market. Typical annual energy savings can average 10%.

Process Equipment Improvements - $0.12 per kWh

Process Equipment Improvements - $0.12 per kWh

If you have process equipment such as mixing motors or drying systems that are energy-intensive, you can save energy by making improvements such as changing operating schedules and recovering waste heat. On average, customers have saved approximately $8,800 in annual energy costs.

Air Compressors - $0.12 per kWh

Air Compressors - $0.12 per kWh

Air compressor system upgrades can improve the design and efficiency to optimize energy savings by meeting the load with as few machines as possible and delivering air at the lowest practical pressure. On average, customers have saved approximately $2,100 in monthly energy costs.

Custom Lighting - $0.07 per kWh

Custom Lighting - $0.07 per kWh

Lighting projects are custom when installing fixtures in a new construction building or when there is a major renovation of an existing space to use it for a different facility type. Save money and energy by installing fixtures with lower wattage than required by building codes while still achieving desired illumination levels. Typical annual energy savings can average 19%.

IT Room - $0.12 per kWh

IT Room - $0.12 per kWh

Upgrade to efficient computer room air handling units (CRAH) and lower your monthly energy bill while keeping your IT equipment running cool. Other ways to save energy include airflow management, uninterruptible power supply (UPS) and control systems. On average, customers have saved approximately $4,600 in monthly energy costs.

Commercial Refrigeration - $0.12 per kWh

Commercial Refrigeration - $0.12 per kWh

Save energy by optimizing compressor, condenser and evaporator equipment. Reduce space infiltration by sealing and adding insulation. Typical annual energy savings can average 11%.

Motors - $0.12 per kWh

Motors - $0.12 per kWh

Gain better control of your specialized manufacturing equipment and save energy by installing VSDs on motors over 200 horsepower. (VSDs on motors under 200 horsepower are eligible to receive incentives through the standard offering). On average, customers have saved approximately $6,900 in annual energy costs.

Elevator Regenerator Drives - $0.12 per kWh

Elevator Regenerator Drives - $0.12 per kWh

Rather than wasting the energy generated by an elevator’s counterbalance and dispersing it into heat within the machine room, regenerative drives store and use that energy to move the elevator car as needed. On average, customers have saved approximately $1,400 in monthly energy costs.

Combined Heat and Power - $0.12 per kWh

Combined Heat and Power - $0.12 per kWh

Combined heat and power (CHP) generates electricity for use in your facility and captures the waste heat for use that would otherwise be discharged into the atmosphere. Typical annual energy savings can average 44%.

Building Envelope - $0.12 per kWh

Building Envelope - $0.12 per kWh

Improve your building envelope by adding wall and roof insulation or upgrading windows. Other options to improve windows include adding window films and replacing air seals. On average, customers have saved approximately $4,600 in annual energy costs.

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Call us at 1-855-433-2700 during normal business hours to speak with a ComEd Energy Efficiency Program representative.

The ComEd Energy Efficiency Program is funded in compliance with state law.

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