Case Study: Cheboygan Area Schools

Customer Profile:

  • Cheboygan Area Schools is located in Cheboygan, MI, near the top of Michigan’s lower peninsula.
  • Enrollment is approximately 1800 students
  • Buildings converted:
    • Cheboygan High School
    • Cheboygan Intermediate School
    • East Elementary School
    • Inverness School
    • Bus Garage

Scope of Work:

Complete retrofit of interior lighting infrastructure for the High School, Intermediate School, Inverness School, East Elementary School, and the Bus Garage.

Project Summary: Complete Retrofit of Interior Lighting

Number of fixtures retrofitted = 3616
Annual energy savings = $80,949
Payback = 2.7 years


Total Project Cost = $245,618
Consumer Energy Incentive = -$26,254
*Net Cost: $219,254
*Qualified for a Capital Project, Sinking Fund

Cheboygan Area Schools will save $1.3M over an estimated 16.5-year project life.

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