CONTACT A TRANE EXPERT

Customer Stories: Local & Federal Government

The State of New Mexico’s Green Energy Project

Customer Story

The State of New Mexico's “State Buildings Green Energy Project"
Modernizing 32 state-owned buildings with ultra-efficient HVAC systems, intelligent building Controls and renewable distributed energy resources enhances comfort while accelerating the State’s climate action plans and economic goals.
Sullivan County Courthouse

Customer Story

Sullivan County Courthouse
Pueblo County Courthouse

Customer Story

Pueblo County Courthouse
Sumter County Government

Customer Story

Sumter County Government
Kings County Courthouse

Customer Story

Kings County Courthouse
RobertsonCounty_960x360.jpg

Customer Story

Robertson County
City of Harrisburg_960x360.jpg

Customer Story

City of Harrisburg
Brown_County-Page.jpg

Customer Story

Brown County

Customer Story

GSA Region 2 Energy Savings Performance Contract

The development of the project spanned two+ years and in 2016 the GSA selected Trane as the general contractor to manage and implement 98 energy savings measures that are included in the ESPC. The buildings included contain a total project area of approximately 8,174,094 sf of conditioned space and vary in size from 149,472 sf to 2,852,757 sf and vary in height from eight to 42 stories. The buildings in the ESPC scope of work were occupied throughout design and construction.

September 22, 2021

Customer Story

U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region

Trane partnered with the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, stewards 193 million acres across the country’s 154 National Forests and 20 National Grasslands. However, forests and grasslands are greatly imperiled by wildfires. According to the State of California, wildfires destroyed over 4.2 million acres of land in the state, and damaged or destroyed nearly 10,500 structures in 2020.

June 15, 2021

Customer Story

City of Vestavia Hills

The city’s Parks and Recreation Department offers sports leagues for children, including football, soccer, softball, baseball, cheerleading, tennis, swimming and lacrosse. Keeping America beautiful is important to the City of Vestavia Hills, as exemplified by its commitment to energy efficiency and its desire to have the first paperless city government.

May 03, 2021

Customer Story

City of Boise - City Hall West

HVAC upgrades implemented by Trane and the City of Boise at the municipality’s City Hall West building are resulting in a substantial reduction in operational and energy costs. With the newer, more reliable equipment, service and maintenance costs have also been reduced. Monitoring of energy consumption by the City’s facilities team shows fewer demand peaks and an 8.7 percent year-over-year energy savings as validated by Trane Energy Optics analysis tools.

Customer Story

SC Department of Transportation

The upgrades improved comfort and air distribution, enabled the SCDOT to disable connections to expensive centralized utilities, and alleviated the department’s liability for an aging buried piping infrastructure. The building is realizing a 19 percent reduction in kWh and an 85 percent reduction in therms. Guaranteed Energy Savings for the project is more than $250,000, with an operational cost savings guarantee of more than $80,000.

Customer Story

Sullivan County Courthouse

Chiller upgrade, energy efficiency improvements, and building envelope solutions reduce comfort complaints by more than 90 percent; enhance quality of indoor environment; result in energy savings of more than $45,000 annually.

Customer Story

Pueblo County Courthouse

Chiller plant and controls system upgrades exceed expectations; reduce energy costs 24 percent; earn $19,000 rebate and ENERGY STAR® certification.

Customer Story

Sumter County Government

Guaranteed Performance Contract upgrades improve comfort, lighting and water conservation; reduce energy and operational costs by approximately 38 percent annually; awarded utility rebates of $88,703; result in avoided capital budget costs of more than $2.8 million.

Customer Story

Kings County Courthouse

Implementation of ice-based thermal energy storage system results in more than $100,000 in annual energy savings, helps civic landmark achieve LEED Silver certification.

Customer Story

Robertson County

Guaranteed performance contracting upgrades reduce electricity consumption by more than 1.5 million kWh and natural gas use by more than 46,000 therms; result in first-year energy savings of $200,000+, and significant operational and maintenance cost savings.

Customer Story

City of Harrisburg

Procurement of new electric supply contracts results in more competitive rates, $129,000 in annual electricity cost savings, and price certainty for the future; allows city to increase efficiency; provides new source of income.

Customer Story

City of Sultan

Wastewater Treatment Plant and Booster Pump and station upgrades collectively reduce energy use by 122,786 kWh a year, saving $10,400 annually, and qualify for incentives of nearly $23,000; Department of Commerce grants for plant exceed $196,000.

Customer Story

Hopkins County Jail

With a population of nearly 47,000, Hopkins County offers the friendliness of a small town, combined with outdoor recreational and cultural opportunities. As part of the community, Hopkins County Jail provides inmates for special area projects, roadside cleanup and an inmate culinary program. The jail also employs a variety of innovative programs such as recycling of waste, and a produce garden, which helps lower food costs at the jail.

Customer Story

Juvenile Secure Detention Center

The City of Newport News Juvenile Secure Detention Center was opened in January 2005 to provide a positive experience for detained youth in a safe and secure environment, while protecting public safety. The state-of-the-art facility utilizes the best practices in juvenile justice and features cutting edge technology. The program includes school for approximately 110 juveniles during the traditional school year. Evening activities include visitations, religious services, physical recreation, group sessions and counseling. In alignment with its standard operations, when the center’s compressors failed, administrators implemented best practices to get systems back up and running for the comfort of its detainees and staff.

Customer Story

Moody County Courthouse

Located in east central South Dakota, the three-story, 100 year old Moody County Courthouse was built to last. Constructed with fireproof cement and steel, the building has a Bedford Stone exterior and twenty-four inch concrete interior walls. The courthouse is decorated with beautiful murals, walls faced with white marble four feet up from the floor and black marble baseboards. The stairs are also white marble with wrought iron grill work and oak banisters, and lobby floors on each story are Terrazzo. Offices feature original oak floors with oak woodwork to match.

Customer Story

Warrick County Jail

Warrick County Jail, a correctional facility in Boonville, Indiana, offers a wide range of services and programs for inmates, including medical, dental, mental health and pharmaceutical services. Educational and life skills training programs for inmates are also offered, as well as substance abuse counseling, meditation, music therapy and religious services. In addition, the jail provides opportunities for inmates to participate in a variety of community construction and maintenance projects.

Customer Story

City of Bremerton Wastewater Treatment Plant

Public-Private-Partnership uncovers nearly $110K/yr in operational revenue, awarded $500,000 in grants and $315,000 in utility incentives; concept to completion in less than one year • Bremerton, Washington

Customer Story

Allen County Public Library

In 2001 Allen County Public Library (ACPL), one of the top U.S. libraries, and its 14 locations had a varied collection of HVAC systems, controls, fire alarm, access, security and other systems. With the planned addition of 127,000 square feet and renovation of 240,000 square feet at the main library in Fort Wayne, ACPL used the opportunity to upgrade, standardize and integrate buildings, systems and equipment.

Customer Story

Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation

The Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation purchased a three-year Trane Select Service Agreement for their 76,000 square-foot headquarters building. For the next three years Trane will maintain and service the building’s HVAC systems with a cap of $5,000 per incident. With a Select Service Agreement, Louisiana Farm Bureau gets all the benefits of a Trane Scheduled Agreement, plus parts and labor coverage for maintainable equipment selected by the customer and approved by Trane -- putting service and maintenance needs on a systematic, scheduled basis. A Select Service Agreement can cut unexpected breakdowns as much as 75 percent, reduce energy use up to 20 percent, cut downtime nearly 40 percent, and reduce repair and maintenance costs up to 30 percent.

Customer Story

Clayton County

Like many county governments, Clayton County faced rising energy and facilities maintenance costs. Significant system upgrades were needed to improve energy efficiency, and enhance employee comfort and productivity

Customer Story

Brown County

Brown County is located in the south central part of Minnesota, approximately 100 miles southwest of the Twin Cities. The county is mostly agricultural, but also has many industrial and commercial businesses. Brown County has a population of 25,893, with New Ulm, its largest city, serving as the county seat.

Customer Story

Larimer County Courthouse Offices

Larimer County, located in north central Colorado, includes several mountain communities, as well as Rocky Mountain National Park. The county encompasses 2,640 square miles of irrigated farms, vast stretches of scenic ranch lands, thick forests and high mountain peaks. The beautiful area provides a wide spectrum of recreational opportunities for residents and visitors.

Customer Story

Hawaii Air National Guard

The Hawaii Air National Guard, 154th Wing, shares the Hickam Air Force Base facilities with the Pacific Command. The base is located on 2,850 acres of land adjacent to Honolulu International Airport. To support the painting operation and maintenance of the Air National Guard F-22 Raptor jets, a new low observable/composite repair facility was built. The facility, consisting of a 17,500 sq ft hangar/paint booth and a 17,700 support building, features sophisticated mechanical systems for climate control for aircraft painting operations.

Customer Story

Robins Air Force Base

Robins Air Force Base is the home of Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, the 78th Air Base Wing, and more than sixty other units that make up a vital part of the Air Force war-fighting team. It is the largest industrial complex in Georgia, employing a workforce of more than 24,000 civilians, contractors and military members.