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Every energy dollar you save through conservation measures is a dollar you can use for capital improvements. Schneider Electric will work with you and your key stakeholders to create a plan that includes strategic investments in energy-saving equipment and improved energy conservation measures to help you achieve the greatest goals at your campus. As an option, you can finance much of it over time with what you save in utility costs.

Energy Improvements – Guaranteed

With our flexible funding options and performance guarantees, you can use energy savings to pay for capital improvements over a long period. Our industry experts use the latest energy-saving practices and technologies to upgrade aging equipment, reduce maintenance expenses, lower utility bills, and improve building performance – often reducing energy costs by up to 30%.

And it’s risk-free. In the unlikely event you don’t achieve the guaranteed savings, Schneider Electric will pay the difference.


Significant Advantages for Our Customers

Financial Benefits

  • Free up capital budgeted for building improvements through a guaranteed savings model
  • Fund essential building upgrades without upfront capital
  • If capital and bond dollars are available, the college gets the benefit of energy savings back into its operating budget
  • Schneider experts to apply for all applicable grants and rebates available resulting in dollars back to the college or a lower net price upfront

Construction Benefits

  • One-source accountability with Schneider Electric
  • Complete turnkey solution designed around long-term operating performance
  • Guaranteed fixed pricing (i.e. no change orders)
  • Expert project management
  • Streamlined approach means a quicker project delivery
  • Influence and input with equipment selection and local contractors

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In the event you do not need or require financing on a project, we can work with you. If you have available bond dollars, deferred maintenance budget, or any capital dollars to contribute to a project, let Schneider Electric can be your design build contractor.  There’s no need to use an architect that contracts with several separate entities for the design and construction of a project. With Schneider Electric, we offer one-source accountability and expert project management from design to construction to execution.

Maximize Your Savings Opportunities

Finance-eBook_200x180Annually, utilities earmark billions of dollars for energy-efficiency project rebates and incentives. However, too many incentive and rebates go unclaimed because the process is complex and difficult for organizations to manage internally. Schneider Electric’s incentive-management experts capture these rebates, helping offset capital costs and easing resource constraints.

Schneider Electric has a long track record and proven expertise in helping colleges secure all the funding available to them. We will partner closely with you and handle the details of obtaining grants, rebates and incentives to maximize all funding sources available.

Put Our Economies of Scale to Work for You

As a global leader in energy management, our $36 billion in annual sales in 2013 provides Schneider Electric and our clients the financial strength to stand behind 10- to 20-year performance guarantees. Our strong financials allow us to have access to all the resources and financial assistance necessary to complete projects across the U.S. and around the world.