Case Study: Museum Park | Springfield

Museum Park is a lovely old building in the Quadrangle-Mattoon Historic District of Springfield. Formerly a hotel, the building was converted to housing for residents age 55 and over in 1986 and purchased by Winn in 2003. Eighty percent of the units are occupied by low-income households. In addition to the 114 studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartments, the building contains a computer room, gym, laundry room, lounge, basement storage, elevators, office, utility rooms, and parking lot.

Winn submitted the project to the Program in 2014. Upon acceptance, ABCD conducted an electrical audit and identified 325 lighting fixtures as cost-effective to replace throughout the building and parking lot. All replacements were done with LED lighting. Residents additionally received LED light bulbs and advanced powerstrips.  Eversource provided 100% of the funding.

The Need

  • Improve lighting quality
  • Improve energy efficiency

The Solution

  • Interior and exterior lighting
  • Instant savings measures

What The Customer Says

“Thanks to the support of the LIMF Program and Eversource, new energy saving LED lighting at Museum Park is reducing electricity usage and expenses for residents and ownership alike.”

Christina McPike
WinnCompanies

Benefits

  • Total Project Cost: $86,267.25
  • Cost To Owner: $0.00
  • Total Energy Savings: 87,995 KWh

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