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Energy Efficiency  -  August 9, 2021

Fort Benning Begins $23M Energy Resiliency Project

The U.S. Army base Fort Benning is improving its energy resiliency through a $23 million energy consumption reduction project that is expected to generate $1.4 million in annual energy savings.

Honeywell is working with the base on the modernization project, which includes installing a utility monitoring and control system, upgrading communication and cybersecurity channels, LED lighting retrofits, lighting control and occupancy sensors and building envelope improvements at more than 300 buildings. Honeywell will also repair an existing roof-mounted solar system on the base.

The building controls company guaranteed that the energy and operational savings will self-fund the project, eliminating the need for up-front capital. The base first completed a 25-year energy savings performance contract with Honeywell in 2019; this is the next phase of the execution of that agreement. The full project is estimated at a value of $43 million.

“The Maneuver Center of Excellence's commitment to modernization is key as we look towards future operations,” Maj. Gen. Patrick J. Donahoe, commanding general at Maneuver Center of Excellence, said in a statement. “By partnering with industry leaders, we can multiply our return on investment and continue to lead the world in readiness and quality of life. Realigning our energy usage to renewable and sustainable sources means we can focus on our mission of training the maneuver force and providing U.S. Army units with soldiers and leaders prepared to fight and win.”

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