The takeCHARGE Business Efficiency Program, a joint initiative between Newfoundland Power and Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro, offers a number of rebates to help make your business or organization more energy efficient. Whether you’re in hospitality, retail, warehousing, fish processing, manufacturing, or work in an office building, we can help identify and pay for energy efficiency improvements with our product rebates and custom solutions.
Energy savings take off at Gander International Airport
Working with takeCHARGE, Gander International Airport made energy-efficient upgrades that are saving them over $9,000 a year in electricity costs.
Gander International Airport has made history multiple times since the first plane landed there in 1938. Over the past 80 years, its historic international lounge has been visited by Elvis Presley, Muhammad Ali and Winston Churchill. Gander was also the first stop in North America for the Beatles. More recently, the airport and the entire town of Gander, made headlines when they welcomed 38 jets and cared for 7,000 passengers on September 11, 2001.
The international lounge has retained much of its décor, furniture and charm from the times it hosted Frank Sinatra, but it was decided that the lighting needed a makeover. “It took two weeks and a lift to change out the fluorescent bulbs,” explained Reg Wright, CEO, Gander Airport. The answer to frequent bulb changes — long lasting LED tube lighting! The fluorescent bulbs needed to be replaced every two to three years. The LED lights used in the upgrade will last much longer.
The airport landed $7,800 in rebates for the LED lighting upgrade in the lounge. With the savings in electricity costs, this project will pay for itself in less than six months! Things are also looking bright in the airport’s Fire Hall. All of the lighting in the Fire Hall was replaced with LEDs, saving $2,400 in electricity costs.
Want to take charge of your bottom line?
Over 700 businesses have made energy-efficient upgrades and saved with takeCHARGE rebates. One phone call connects you with energy saving advice and significant savings. Call an energy expert to set up your complimentary assessment and find out what energy solutions are right for your business today.
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Newfoundland Power 1-800-663-2802
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