DP&L grants Dayton Children’s Hospital more than $280,000 in energy efficiency rebates
DAYTON, Ohio – October 29, 2018 – The Dayton Power and Light Company (DP&L), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), today is recognizing Dayton Children’s for earning $283,393 in rebates through energy-saving measures that are improving the environment and saving on energy costs. The efforts are part of a broader corporate energy efficiency project based on new construction at the Dayton Children’s main campus and south campus in Springboro.
Specific Programs and Energy Savings, include:
Main Campus Patient Tower
- The interior lighting system is predominantly ceiling recessed and suspended LED fixtures; energy-saving measures were used to maximize efficiency.
- Occupancy sensors were placed throughout the facility.
- Installation of LED exterior lighting.
- The interior and exterior lighting savings accounts for 36% of the campus electricity savings.
- Installation of Geothermal technologies for heating and cooling.
- The geothermal design allows for a very efficient operation system which accounts for 40% of the savings.
- The interior lighting system is a combination of ceiling recessed and suspended LED fixtures. Exterior lighting is also all LED. Energy-saving measures were used to maximize efficiency.
- Overall, efficient lighting accounts for 28% of the campus electricity savings.
As a result of these energy efficiency new construction projects, Dayton Children’s is expected to save more than 2 million kWh annually which accounts for a yearly cost savings of $184,685.
“Like DP&L, Dayton Children’s Hospital works around the clock to serve our community. DP&L is proud to partner with their management and facilities team in helping them meet their energy efficiency goals and recognize the achievement of more than a quarter of a million dollars in total energy rebates,” said DP&L President and CEO Craig Jackson. “As Dayton Children’s expands in the region, they are making the commitment across their facilities to install efficient systems for long-term reduction in energy usage and cost.”
“Being good stewards of our resources is important to us,” says Deborah Feldman, president and CEO of Dayton Children’s Hospital. “We want to take care of the community we live in and serve as well as the world our children will inherit.”