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Ameresco Completes Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Project with New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

By District Energy posted 07-13-2022 13:58


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Ameresco, Inc., a leading cleantech integrator specializing in energy efficiency and renewable energy, today announced the completion of its combined guaranteed utility savings project with the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New Mexico Tech). Following an audit of New Mexico Tech’s facilities, the university entered into a 20-year partnership with Ameresco to address needed upgrades and provide long-term cash flow and reliability benefits well beyond the contract term.

As part of the comprehensive project, Ameresco installed a variety of renewable and energy efficient technologies that are estimated to save New Mexico Tech over $540,000 annually in energy savings and improve its overall sustainability efforts. Implemented upgrades include the construction of 666.8 kW-DC of solar photovoltaic covered parking; water conservation measures; equipment level direct digital control upgrades; building scheduling and controls optimization; chiller plant controls optimization; lab air system rebalancing; variable flow chilled water system pumping; and interior and exterior LED lighting retrofits across campus.

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