Location: Easthampton, MA
Industry: Commercial & Industrial
Chemetal is a reputed organization specializing in metal designing and laminating for commercial and residential projects. The 50-year-old, family-owned business has a strong commitment to green practices. Many of its metal products are made entirely of aluminum, the most recycled material on the planet. Some of its aluminum finishes contain up to 85% recycled content, offering builders and architects LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) credits. LEED is one of the most widely used and accepted green building certificates.
Chemetal decided to install a solar energy system following a recent expansion that almost doubled its size. They leveraged their then-new roof to install a 201 kW solar project that has been generating enough savings to address the increased operating costs efficiently.
Solect carefully examined Chemetal’s energy usage patterns and other factors to design the optimum solar energy system and ensured the maximum possible ROI for them through a range of applicable solar incentives.
A 33% reduction in electricity costs
Chemetal is projected to save approximately $25,000 annually on its electricity bill, besides taking advantage of state and federal tax benefits and incentives, including SRECs.