CASE – Cape Ann Saves Energy – is an energy savings initiative that helps local business owners make smarter choices. It was launched in March and has been going strong. Powered by National Grid, the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, the communities of Cape Ann, Energy Source, and
Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy, CASE connects business owners with the energy savings programs that are right for them.
Since the kickoff last March, the CASE team has connected with almost 100 local business owners in the Cape Ann Area. As the temperatures drop and utility costs begin to rise, the Cape Ann Saves Energy program has your solution. To learn more how we can help you save money and energy visit go.energysource.com/case
CASE Champion – Horvitz & Frisch, P.C.- Gloucester, MA
Horvitz & Frisch, P.C. the largest CPA on Cape Ann was looking to upgrade their outdated lighting system to reduce electricity costs and positively impact their environmental footprint. Horvitz & Frisch, P.C. was looking to partner with a solutions provider who could offer a turnkey solution and assist with various aspects of project development and utility incentive procurement.
From the initial energy assessment, the CASE team provided Horvitz & Frisch with a personalized energy savings plan to achieve their goals of upgrading their lighting system to LED technology. As a result, the installation of LED lighting increased light output, employee productivity, operational efficiencies, and improved sustainability.
• Over $850 in energy savings annually.
• Saving 6,200 kWh annually.
• The project will pay for itself in just under 3 years.
• Cape Ann Lanes received just over $2,500 in rebates from National Grid to help offset the costs of
the lighting retrofit.