Building Re-Tuning Drives Savings in Hampton Township

“Building Re-Tuning inspired me to look at other areas in our facilities. It gave me the confidence and knowledge to evaluate and improve our building needs. By correcting envelope problems and replacing older equipment, we have improved energy efficiency, safety, and comfort. By spending the money today, we will save money tomorrow and in years…

Preventing Pollution and Reducing Resource Use at Hazeltine Maple Farm

“I am happy with Royal’s work. He recommended the grant to me and answered all of my questions.” —Tim Hazeltine, Owner The Need Hazeltine Maple Farm is a maple syrup producer in Bear Lake, Pennsylvania. They harvest sap from maple trees for use in the manufacture of pure maple syrup. Maple sap has a sugar…

PennTAP Helps Tech Cast Realize Nearly $10,000 in Annual Savings

“I would like to thank the entire PennTAP team for performing a well-organized, valuable energy assessment event. The assessment teams were very knowledgeable and were also a pleasure to work with. We were able to utilize their report as a baseline to help drive continuous improvement in an effort to reduce our environmental footprint. Thank…

Erie County Department of Health Positioned to Save More Than $240,000 per Year

“Following the work with PennTAP, I took a Building Operators Certification course funded by the PADEP, as did several other facility managers from local school districts and municipalities. After reviewing the report PennTAP provided us, the County Executive expressed an interest in looking into energy-efficient upgrades to our building. We identified an ESCO, and they…

More than 100 Participate in Building Re-Tuning Workshop

“I intend to maintain my BOC credential annually to be a more knowledgeable building manager in the field (and) to serve as an ambassador for promoting BOC training to others.” The Need Over time, wear and tear, improper operation, lack of maintenance, and changes in use can lead to energy inefficiencies and increased operating costs…

Lighting Assessment Shows Significant Savings Potential in Dauphin Precision Tool’s Facility

PennTAP completed a lighting assessment and compressed air leak check at Dauphin Precision Tool’s two facilities. The assessment shows that Dauphin Precision Tool will see an annual savings of $47,000 by upgrading the lighting system to LEDs and fixing the compressed air leaks.

Lighting Assessment Yields Potential Savings of $33,000 for Mifflin County Nonprofit

The Mifflin County Industrial Development Corporation (MCIDC) facility consists of multiple buildings leased by various businesses. An analysis of five of those buildings by a team of PennTap technical advisors and students determined that upgrading the lighting in those five buildings could save 164 tons of greenhouse emissions (or approximately 387,000 kWh of electricity) annually, equaling a savings of $33,000 per year.