Dover Downs Hotel & Casinocase study

Dover, DE

“We trust Trane to do the right thing.”

Rich Duncan, Director of Facilities Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

About the Client

The Dover Downs Hotel & Casino complex consists of a hotel resort & conference center, casino, grandstands, stable and race track in Dover, Delaware. Like most businesses, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino was concerned with the rising cost of energy. The solution was to enter into an energy performance contract with Trane. The project was $2.8 million with a targeted payback of 2.9 years.

The total energy savings realized by Dover Downs Hotel & Project Results: Casino from the Trane performance contract was $1,078,679, which significantly exceeded the projected savings of $668,000 per year.

Project Objectives

  • Reduce energy consumption
  • Reduce operational costs
  • Guarantee a specifies minimum level of energy savings
  • Finish specified maintenance

Systems Installed

  • Lighting retrofit - over 12,000 fixtures
  • Filtration and control upgrade - on all rooftop units
  • Reduce outside air
  • Retrofitted building automation system
  • Cooling tower retrofit
  • Other considerations

The project realized both energy and operations savings. Delivered energy savings and demand reduction:

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