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CASE STUDIES

PLUG SMART CASE STUDIES

Detroit Yacht Club

The Detroit Yacht Club's (DYC) clubhouse, located on an island along the banks of the Belle Isle Park in Detroit, was built in 1922. The club’s members and foundation continue to maintain and preserve the historic legacy of the building so it may continue to delight guests for years to come. The DYC is one of the oldest and most prestigious private Clubs in North America serving as a destination for boaters and socialites alike.

University of Mount Union

The University of Mount Union is a private liberal arts college in Alliance, Ohio. It was founded in 1846 and the campus currently has 52 buildings to accommodate their 2,253 students. As for facilities, each building across campus houses their own central plant with a wide variety of building automation systems managing those plants

Sidney City Schools

The Sidney City School district, home of the Yellow Jackets, serves
approximately 3,500 students in the communities of Sidney, Port
Jefferson, and Maplewood, OH. The District’s facilities at the high school, middle school, and administrative offices were failing – they needed to replace and improve the existing, end-of-life fluorescent lighting systems with new, efficient LED fixtures.
 

Naples Community Hospital

Naples Community Hospital (NCH) Healthcare System is a non-profit
healthcare provider serving Collier County and Naples, Florida. NCH Baker Hospital Downtown and NCH North Naples Hospital provide personalized care for over 40,500 patients a year in their two-hospital,
716 bed system. Together, the buildings encompass over 840,000 sq. ft.

University of Toledo

The University of Toledo (UT) is a large public university in NW Ohio serving 23,000 students on three campuses: Health Science, Scott Park, and Main Campus. UT has a major engineering and research focus surrounding photovoltaics and desired to show their commitment publicly.

Columbus Country Club

Columbus Country Club (CCC), located just east of downtown Columbus offers members golf, tennis, pickleball, athletic and leisure pools, and a newly renovated clubhouse. The champion golf course is one of the best in Central Ohio, once hosting the PGA Championship tournament and recently awarded the elite Distinguished Club award by The BoardRoom magazine in 2020.

Gahanna Christian Academy

Gahanna Christian Academy (GCA) is a private PreK-8th grade school in Gahanna, Ohio whose culture, goals, instruction and expectations are grounded in developing disciples of Christ. Since 1987, they have served hundreds of students each year.

Robert Hill Community Center

The Robert “Sonny” Hill Community Center (RSHCC) provides the City of Middletown with a safe and fun environment to engage in recreational and athletic activities and stay connected with the community at large. Built in 1925, it is a fixture in the community and one of the oldest andmost recognizable facilities in the area.

Blue Water YMCA

The Blue Water YMCA in Port Huron, MI is dedicated to ensuring every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow, and thrive. The 62,000 square-foot facility houses an oversized gym, several pools and fitness studios, and other recreational spaces.​

Emmanuel Christian Academy

Emmanuel Christian Academy (ECA) is a private K-12 school in Springfield, Ohio that emphasizes a Biblical worldview. Their 75,000+ sq ft school, built in 2001, serves roughly 300 students each year.​

Brookside Golf & Country Club

Founded in 1927, the Brookside Golf and Country Club (Brookside GCC) strives to provide their members and their guests with a premier experience. Their facilities offer tennis, dining, social programs and exceptional golf. In 2020, they were awarded the elite Distinguished Club award by The BoardRoom magazine in 2020.

Scioto Corporate Center

The Scioto Corporate Center houses over 57,000 square feet and was built in 1986. This building is multi-tenant, owner occupied.

The client had over 850 inefficient, mostly linear fluorescent lighting fixtures. The boiler plant was inoperable due to a failed pilot valve, and it also had an innate lack of redundancy due to poor design. The controls systems were disparate and didn’t intercommunicate.

The Hayden

The historic downtown building The Hayden is the oldest building in Capitol Square. The two-building complex houses over 100,000 square feet and features unique architectural features. Michael Tomko, President of The Tomko Company, bought the building to preserve and revitalize a piece of Columbus history. 

Findlay City Schools

Findlay City Schools has five elementary schools, three intermediate schools, two middle schools, one high school and one career center and recently completed a successful HB264 and HB153 energy project with Plug Smart. 

Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University is a private, non-profit institution established in Tiffin, Ohio in 1850. Heidelberg enrolls over 1,300 students annually. The 110-acre campus houses 1,110 students in seven residence halls.

London City Schools

Located in central Ohio, the London City School District includes the City of London and the Townships of Deer Creek, Somerford, and portions of Union Township. All buildings for the London City School District are housed on one campus, serving a student population of over 2100 students within three schools.

New Albany-Plain Local

The district had several boiler plants that were coming to the end of their useful lives. All of the schools were built at the same time, so the boilers were going to wear out at the same time. They did not have the maintenance capital budget to replace them all at once, and were going to implement a planned obsolescence program to spread out the cost and replace the boiler plants at different times.

Kettering Tower

Dayton's tallest building, Kettering Tower, is the home of Dayton's first PACE project. The high-rise office building was built in 1970, stands 30 floors tall, and has over 500,000 square feet.

Howland Schools

Howland Local School District was formed in 1917 from the consolidation of five one-room schoolhouses. The district had seen sustained growth since the 1950s which culminated in their current system of two primary schools, two intermediate schools, one middle school and one high school.

Lordstown Schools

Lordstown Local School District is a highly-rated district located in Warren, Ohio. The district is made up of one elementary school and one high school, with an enrollment total of 528 students.

Stow-Munroe Falls Schools

Stow-Munroe Falls City School District is located in Stow, OH and consists of one high school, one middle school, one intermediate  school, and six elementary schools. Their total enrollment is 5,236 students.

Cascade Plaza

Cascade Plaza, managed by Arthur Goldner & Associates,
Inc. (AG), is the second tallest building in Akron, Ohio. The commercial office space was built in 1968, stands 23 floors tall, and is roughly 233,889 total square feet.