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Lafayette Performance Contract Presentation For CML


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How Lafayette saved over $100k a year in energy costs through performance contracting.

How Lafayette saved over $100k a year in energy costs through performance contracting.

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  • 1. Presented By: Frank Phillips City of Lafayette City Council [email_address] (303) 665-5588  Making Municipal Facilities Energy Efficient
  • 2. Project Goals
    • Support City Council goals focused on providing high quality cost effective services to citizens and on energy efficiency
    • Reduce the cost of City utilities and emissions to the environment
    • Make capital improvements to old or outdated building systems
    • Support the Facility Maintenance team with tools and strategies to help them become even more efficient
  • 3. Performance Contracting
    • Colorado Revised Statute 29.12.5 allows customers to:
    • Select a firm to study, design and implement improvements and associated operational savings across the infrastructure
    • Utilize operational savings streams to pay for capital improvements up front
    • Use a mutually agreed upon guaranteed performance management program to ensure savings are real and are available to pay for financing over time
    • Infrastructure
    • Facilities
    • Utilities
    • Public Works
    • Parks & Recreation
    • Streets & Traffic
    • Real Savings
    • Energy
    • Alternative energy
    • Operations & Maintenance
  • 4. Performance Contracting Flow
    • Assessment and development of available projects and efficiencies
    • Contracts with ESCO
    • Gets funding to pay ESCO
    • ESCO designs and implements project
    • ESCO guarantees savings stream
      • If savings fall through, ESCO covers the difference
    • City uses savings to repay funding
    Customer ESCO Funding 2 3 4 & 5 6 1
  • 5. Performance Contracting Process Decision to Move Forward Procurement Implementation Performance Management Audit & Development Feasibility Assessment Project Review & Approval
  • 6. Audit & Development
    • Reviewed City infrastructure
      • Facilities
      • Water and wastewater plants
      • Traffic lights
    • Uncovered 69 potential improvements
    • Focused on 39 final improvements that met City criteria
      • 10 year financed payback
      • Focus on energy conservation and operational efficiency
  • 7. Project Metrics
    • Self-funded energy performance contract
    • Economics
      • $1,271,796 project
      • $116,414 annual savings
      • 10 year financed payback
      • $70,570 rebates
      • $102,500 capital avoidance
      • Includes full development and three years of measurement and verification costs
    • Value
      • Use minimal capital to fund over $1,200,000 in efficiencies throughout City infrastructure
      • 25.4% energy saved in one project
      • Annually saves 966 tons of carbon dioxide emissions
      • Equivalent to planting 2,899 trees, heating 174 homes or taking 420 cars off the road
  • 8. Project Scope
    • Energy efficient lighting systems
    • Occupancy sensors as part of the lighting management system
    • Infiltration improvements that add insulation and sealants to attics, walls, around doors and around windows
    • Building automation and energy management control systems
    • Premium efficiency HVAC equipment
    • Solar technologies (both electric and thermal) on the recreation center roof
    • Methane gas to heating generation (biogas) at the wastewater treatment plant
    • High efficiency LED traffic lights throughout the City
  • 9. Implementation
  • 10.
    • Alternative Fuels
    Future Plans
  • 11. Contact Info
    • For additional information regarding this project contact:
    • Frank Phillips
    • City Council Member
    • City of Lafayette
    • (303) 665-5588
    • [email_address]
    • GEO Website for Performance Contracting:
  • 12.