of Ridgewood Energy AuditThe Village is in the process of selecting a
vendor from the Energy Services Coalition to audit and assess current
energy usage and costs, and to identify, analyze, and recommend energy
conservation measures, renewable energy systems, and strategies for the
purchase/procurement of energy and “green power” with the ultimate goals
of reducing the Village’s energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions.The
Energy Services Coalition is a national nonprofit organization composed
of a network of experts from a wide range of organizations working together
at the state and local level to increase energy efficiency and building
upgrades through energy savings.The vendor will perform of an audit of
all Village energy usage/purchasing at Village buildings and facilities,
Heating, ventilating and air conditioning
(HVAC) systems, energy management and control systems, domestic hot
water systems, distribution systems, etc.
Distribution systems, heating systems.
systems. - Indoor
and outdoor lighting systems, lighting controls, daylighting strategies
and traffic controls.
envelope systems. windows, doors,
insulation, weatherization, etc. for energy efficiency effectiveness.
equipment, kitchen equipment, pool systems.
and Sewage Systems-
controls, pumps faucet aerators, toilets.
Wastewater and Freshwater Treatment Systems-
Pumps, motors, etc.
final report will discuss introducing Cogeneration/Solar/Wind/ Geothermal
and other alternate energy technologies into the Village’s plan.