Energy Saving Services for
Business and Industry
Electricity is essential to the success of your business, and using electricity efficiently saves your business money while conserving natural resources and preserving our environment.
You can increase your energy efficiency by installing energy-saving equipment and developing ways to reduce power use. The easy-to-use tools on TVA's Energy Right Solutions for the Commercial & Industrial customer page offers information on high-efficiency technologies and assistance in understanding your business's energy use. Other valuable services and information sources TVA makes available online on its Commercial Energy Services page include:
Efficiency Advice and Incentives for Commercial Customers
Commercial Energy Systems Library
Commercial Energy Calculator
Geothermal Heat Pumps
Commercial Energy-Efficiency Tips
Preferred Partners Network
One of the more important tools businesses can use is the The Energy Depot for Business. A set of online tools and resources to help you better understand and manage your business energy use and costs, the Energy Depot is your one-stop resource for energy information. You can use Energy Depot to:
Receive a personalized Business Energy Profile (audit) report online with an estimate of your energy costs for each business energy system or appliance group.
Learn specific things you can do to reduce your business’s energy use and how much you can save.
Calculate the simple payback period for recommended energy efficiency measures.
Consult the Energy Library to answer your energy questions.
North Georgia EMC and TVA Energy Right Solutions for the Commercial & Industrial customer.
Lighting - Studies provide recommendations for the design of lighting systems in such places as sports fields, roadways, parking lots, and commercial and industrial plants.
HVAC - Heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning studies examine the sizing of HVAC equipment, offer heating-and-cooling-system comparisons, investigate problems with existing systems, and provide recommendations for improvements.
Wiring and Electrical Distribution Equipment - Studies analyze the facility's distribution system, including the sizing of wiring and equipment, and provide recommendations for system improvement.
Energy Audits - General survey of energy use in a facility and recommendations on equipment, area design, ventilation, and heat reclaim.
Power Quality - Studies address voltage problems originating inside or outside the facility that adversely affect the end-user.
Process Recommendations - Examine the procedures for producing a product, such as materials handling, shipping, receiving, product flow, and energy utilization.
Power Factor - Metering and recommendations to correct for low power factor.
Grounding/Lightning - Grounding study, grounding testing and lightning-protection recommendations.
Infrared Scans - Infrared scans of electrical equipment such as transformers, breakers, bus and conductor connections for hot spots, as well as scans for facility heating-and-cooling loss.
Industrial Expansion Services - Assistance in planning for facility expansions, including rates and services available.
Demand-Side Management - Monitoring and testing electrical systems and recommendations related to managing peak demand.
Water Heating - Studies explore heat-pump water-heater applications, standard energy-efficient water heaters, and cost comparison of electric versus fossil-fuel systems.
Special End-Use Projects - Special projects to meet specific and unique needs of commercial and industrial customers.
Ultrasonic Testing - Locate leaks in water, steam, air, and vacuum systems.