Cañon National Bank of Colorado Reduces Electricity Costs with the Black Hills Energy Small & Medium Business Direct Install Program

Cañon National Bank has reduced its energy costs by $509 per month as a result of energy-efficient interior and exterior fluorescent and LED lighting upgrades at four of its branches in Cañon City and Pueblo West, CO. The lighting upgrades, completed by SmartWatt Energy via the Black Hills Energy Small & Medium Business Direct Install Program, have resulted in a Black Hills Energy incentive of $9,905.

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Pueblo, CO (PRWEB) October 17, 2013

Cañon National Bank has reduced its energy costs by $509 per month as a result of energy-efficient interior and exterior fluorescent and LED lighting upgrades at four of its branches in Cañon City and Pueblo West, CO. The lighting upgrades, completed by SmartWatt Energy via the Black Hills Energy Small & Medium Business Direct Install Program, have resulted in a Black Hills Energy incentive of $9,905.

The Black Hills Energy Small & Medium Business Direct Install Program provides an incentive of up to 60 percent to help businesses with an average demand use of 350 kW or less per month conduct energy-efficiency upgrades. SmartWatt, the administrator and implementation contractor for the program, provides a free energy evaluation, recommended energy-efficiency upgrades and interest-free financing for the businesses’ remaining portion of the costs.

After completing an energy evaluation of all interior and exterior lighting systems at four of Cañon National Bank’s facilities, SmartWatt engineered a solution to replace the existing lighting systems with energy-efficient fluorescent and LED lighting fixtures. In addition to substantial energy savings, the new lighting fixtures will provide a better quality and quantity of lighting, resulting in enhanced appearance and security of the banks.

About SmartWatt Energy, Inc.

SmartWatt Energy is a unique energy-efficiency firm. It provides turnkey solutions for utilities, commercial, industrial and institutional clients and also develops proprietary software that streamlines internal workflow processes and provides comprehensive program reporting. SmartWatt Energy’s three divisions use cutting-edge technologies, design and processes to take on and solve their client’s toughest sustainability challenges:

  • The Commercial, Industrial and Institutional Division works with end-use clients throughout the United States to design and install multi-measure energy-efficiency projects. Clients look to SmartWatt Energy to provide large-scale savings through turnkey energy auditing, engineering, project management and installation services.
  • The Utility Division contracts directly with utilities to manage their commercial energy efficiency programs. SmartWatt Energy’s vertically integrated program delivery platform ensures utility program success and client satisfaction, because all elements of the utility program are handled by a talented, integrated, cross-functional team.
  • The Software Development Division creates customized, proprietary software applications to increase efficiencies and provide added value to utilities and national accounts clients.
SmartWatt Energy has won an Inc. magazine “Hire Power” award and has twice been named one of the “Fastest Growing Private Companies in the United States” on the magazine’s annual 5000 list. For more information, visit http://www.smartwattinc.com.