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Berea Friends Meeting House in Berea, Kentucky, wanted to save operating costs and reduce its carbon footprint. The meeting had a small budget to make an improvement to its facility. Learn more…

Fluorescent Tube Lighting
Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

newThe Kentucky Music Hall of Fame (KMHF) has been honoring the artists and music of Kentucky for eleven years, but was suffering with large utility bills, so they turned to Energy Efficient Enterprises (E3) for solutions. Learn more…

 

Isom IGA

newIsom IGA owner Gwen Christon has always been interested in energy efficiency, because she knows it is a way for her to reduce overhead costs, which allows her to reduce product prices. Learn more…

 

Other lighting successes…

A newcomer to town wanted to purchase an existing laundromat. Through a loan from MACED, the individual was able to buy the business, remove a leaky gas boiler, replace it with two natural gas powered instantaneous water heaters… Learn more…

refrigeration
Jack's IGA

Jack and Fonda Gross are the owners and operators of Jack’s IGA, a full-service grocery store in Lee County, Kentucky. With 25 employees, Jack’s IGA is a major employer in the community and one of only two grocery stores in the area. Learn more...

The Right Rate
Lynch City Hall

MACED’s Energy Efficient Enterprises team visited the City of Lynch in Harlan County to help the mayor and city staff decide what energy saving projects could be done to reduce electricity use and cost at city facilities. Learn more…

Solar PV
Berea Solar Farm

Behind the Berea Utilities Municipal headquarters sits a newly installed solar farm generating electricity for the building. The opportunity to install the solar farm began… Learn more…

Country Care

Clear Creek Festival, LLC, is a business that hosts a music and arts festival in Rockcastle County, Kentucky. The business was previously dependent on generators to power the event, but in 2010 they decided to install their own solar electric system instead. Learn more…

vacuum on-demand systems
Dairy Cow

As electricity prices have risen in recent years, dairymen and women have taken notice and started to address the biggest energy users on their farms, including motors, pumps, water heaters and refrigeration systems. Learn more…

Warehouse Lighting
In November 2010, the City of Berea received a $125,000 grant to make strategic energy-saving investments at the community level. City officials chose to focus on municipal utility operations. Learn more…
Wood Gasification Boiler
Country Care

The owners of a daycare on twenty acres of wooded property, contacted MACED in the spring of 2008 seeking a way to lower their utility bills at the daycare, a maintenance barn and their house. Learn more…

Zero Energy Homes
Zero Energy Homes

The ultimate goal of the Zero Energy Homes program is to construct houses that generate enough energy from solar thermal and solar PV to power all of a home’s needs. Learn more…