Energy Conservation

Town of Yarmouth Energy Conservation Measures
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Solar Panels on Townhall

Town Hall:

  • Installed programmable thermostats
  • Exit signs converted to LED
  • High efficiency gas boilers installed
  • Additional insulation blown into attic
  • Occupancy sensors installed in some rooms
  • Replace 126 exterior windows with High E glass and reduce air infiltration
  • Lighting replaced with high efficiency light fixtures
  • 10.5 Kw PV Panels on Town Hall roof activated March 18, 2008 $50K MTC
    • 3314 KWH produced as of June 1
  • 2 Kw addition to PV panels
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 Yarmouth Police Department:

  • High efficiency lighting installed
  • Added insulation in meeting room
  • Corrected mechanical problems in duct work
  • Adjusted energy management software

 South Yarmouth Library:

  • High efficiency boiler added during renovations
  • Replaced windows with High Efficient windows

 West Yarmouth Library:

  • High efficiency boiler replacement
  • 23 windows replaced High e glass and reduced air infiltration

 Senior Center:

  • Installed programmable energy management system
  • Replaced some windows with High E Glass
  • Planning to replace hot water heater with tankless water heater(s)

 Septage Treatment Plant:

  • Motors replaced with high efficiency motors
  • Compressors modified from 24/7 to storage tank
  • Lighting upgraded to High efficiency lighting
  • Compressor replacement controlled by VFD
  • Entered peak shaving program where STP shift to generator power and of GRID in high energy usage periods    $5,000

Y-B Transfer Station, Disposal area building, Bass River GC, Bayberry GC Clubhouses, Highway Garage, Grounds HQ

  • Installed lighting upgrades
  • High efficiency boilers at Highway and YBTS

Working with Energy Committee, School Dept, MTC/KEMA on wind energy project at DY

Another potential 2 KW PV Install at COC/REC building using MTC funds

 


Energy Saving Results

Below are the Electric use reductions achieved by Yarmouth's Energy Intiatives.

Service Dates             KWH         Amt. Paid

04/08/07-05/08/07     25,250     $4,069.44
05/08/07-06/08/07     27,280     $4,392.79
06/08/07-07/08/07     27,600     $4,490.12
07/08/07-08/08/07     33,120     $5,213.74
08/08/07-09/08/07     30,480     $4,785.49
09/08/07-10/08/07     28,000     $4,419.02
10/08/07-11/08/07     25,840     $4,102.21
11/08/07-12/08/07     25,840     $4,032.23
12/08/07-01/08/08     28,640     $4,538.57
01/08/08-02/08/08     30,000     $4,971.97
02/08/08-03/08/08     27,600     $4,580.81
03/08/08-04/08/08     27,600     $4,565.26
04/08/08-05/08/08     21,920     $3,667.52
05/08/08-06/08/08     21,520     $3,629.55

9.88% reduction over same period of previous year
17.37% reduction over same period of previous year

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