Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Treatment
retrofits significantly reduced energy consumption and qualified for substantial utility incentives.
Since 2006, Ahold USA and OpTerra Energy Services have partnered to implement various upgrades to lighting and refrigeration systems in over 400 Stop & Shop and Giant Food stores along the eastern seaboard, as well as at Stop & Shop’s 1.5 million square foot distribution center. The two organizations collaborated to develop an energy efficiency roadmap, prioritizing upgrades to stores with older technology and high energy use.
Ahold USA has received tremendous benefit resulting from this program, including $25 million in utility incentives, as well as 215 million kWh in annual savings across their portfolio.
Advanced Wireless Controls centralized dashboard shown below allows for scheduling, tuning, and dimming of fixtures throughout store, resulting in an 85% reduction in lighting energy use.