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Department of General Services, Division of Building Design and Construction

Energy Savings Performance Contracting Pilot Project

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Rockville, MD 20850

401 Hungerford Drive


Project Team

Company Name
Address/Phone #
Energy Savings Performance Contractor
Johnson Controls, Inc.
1101 Hampton Park Blvd.
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
(301) 345-4500

Montgomery County Government
Department of General Services

Office of Special Projects
Name, Title
Phone #
Project Manager
Charles Edwards
(240) 777-6070
Team Leader
Kassa Seyoum
(240) 777-6114

Current Phase: Implementation


LED lightThe project upgrades a number of systems to effect a projected annual energy and operational savings in excess of $200,000.00. The capital cost of the project is $4,091,951.00. Project cost is fully recouped by savings in a 20 year payback period, including costs of debt service. Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI) was selected as Montgomery County's partner for implementation of this pilot Energy Savings Performance Contracting project. JCI is providing analysis, design, construction and monitoring and verification services in support of the project.

The Energy Conservation Measures (ECM) being implemented are:

  • Replacement of interior and exterior lighting fixtures
  • Installation of lighting occupancy sensors
  • Replacement of restroom fixtures
  • Building weatherization · Transformer replacements
  • Chiller replacement
  • Installation of variable flow chilled water
  • Replace chilled water pump motors
  • Install Variable Frequency Drives on Cooling Tower
  • Refurbish Air Handler Units (AHU) and re-commission Variable Air Volume (VAV) boxes
  • Install gas-fired Boilers and convert VAV boxes to hot water
  • Extend Generator stacks
  • Install sub-meter for Cooling Tower make-up water
  • Replace exhaust fans

All of the equipment being installed
is highly efficient and provides significant energy and water savings.