Sharp Energy Roadmap
The Sharp Energy Roadmap outlines a pathway for investing $32M in energy efficiency measures projected to save $48M through 2030 with an internal rate of return (IRR) of 24%. Opportunities are prioritized based on projected financial payback, annual cost savings, feasibility of implementation and overall improvement to Sharp's building infrastructure.
Energy Audit: Investigate existing building assets to identify and prioritize low/no-cost improvement measures and larger capital projects.
Lighting Upgrade: Upgrade aging interior and exterior lighting systems to high efficiency LED technology with enhanced controls.
Connected Commissioning: A data-driven process leveraging building automation data, analytics and testing to optimize energy performance and occupant comfort.
Capital Improvements: Replace aging equipment and controls with high efficiency alternatives.
Automation System Retrofits: Retrofit outdated automation systems with open-protocol, secure technology to enhance controllability and visibility of energy use.
Advanced Energy Technologies: Integrate solar energy, battery storage and/or fuel cells on eligible buildings to reduce utility costs and environmental impact.
Space Allocation: Identify opportunities to re-distribute building occupants to increase space utilization, reduce energy use and increase productivity.