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Commercial and Industrial Energy-Efficiency Measures


Energy-Efficient Lighting

  • High-Performance Fluorescent Lighting
  • Induction and LED Lighting Technology
  • Occupancy Sensors
  • Photocells

Energy-Efficient Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)

  • Equipment Upgrades
  • Programmable Thermostats
Energy-Efficient Refrigeration

Energy-Efficient Refrigeration

  • Anti-Condensation Door Heater Controls
  • Evaporator Fan Controls
  • Open Case Night Covers
  • Electronically Commutated Motors
Natural Gas

Energy-Efficient Natural Gas

  • Gas-fired Boilers & Furnaces
  • Gas-fired Hot Water Systems
  • Spray Nozzles & Shower Heads
  • Pipe & Duct Insulation
  • Aerators
  • Energy Management Systems
Custom Measures

Energy-Efficient Additional Solutions & Custom Measures

  • Air Compressors
  • Variable Frequency Drives
  • Premium-Efficiency Motors
  • Kitchen Exhaust Hood Controls
  • Insulation & Air Sealing
  • Contact Green Earth Energy for custom measures

The Small Business Energy Advantage
Giving Small Businesses a Competitive Edge

Green Earth Energy is an approved contractor for the Small Business Energy Advantage (SBEA) program in Connecticut. 

Innovative Solutions

The Small Business Energy Advantage program is designed to provide cost-effective, turnkey energy-saving services for small commercial and industrial electric and gas customers who do not have the time, financial resources, or in-house expertise necessary to analyze and reduce their energy usage.

This is a program with lasting benefits that will help you improve your energy efficiency and develop long-term, sustainable energy management strategies. With support from Energize Connecticut, you now have the financial assistance and expert guidance that will enable you to determine your energy future by making decisions based on efficient technology.

Who's Eligible?

Commercial and industrial customers with an average 12-month peak demand between 10 and 200kW for Eversource and UI customers. For natural gas measures, must be a firm customer of CNG,SCG or Eversource.

Many Types of Small Businesses Can Benefit:

  • Retail Stores
  • Office Settings: Insurance & Real Estate Brokers, Law Offices, Accounting Firms, ETC.
  • Grocery & Convenience Stores
  • Gas Stations
  • Restaurants
  • Car Washes
  • Churches, Synagogues & Meeting Centers
  • Bed & Breakfasts
  • Federal, State & Municipal Buildings
  • Private Buildings: Libraries, Museums & More.


How Does the Program Work?

1. SBEA-authorized contractors work throughout the state. Green Earth Energy has been selected by Eversource and UI and is fully trained in how the program works. If you have not been contacted directly by Green Earth Energy and are interested on Energy-Efficiency upgrades within the SBEA program, please provide your CONTACT information. 

2. Once Eversource or UI determines that you are eligible for the program, Green Earth Energy will call you to schedule a site visit.

3. During the visit, Green Earth Energy will conduct an energy assessment of your facility at no cost to you. This assessment will be reviewed by Eversource or UI and if accepted, Green Earth Energy will present a proposal to you. This proposal will include all practical energy-efficiency measures, the complete costs and estimated energy savings, along with available SBEA program incentives and your financing options. 

4. Once the paperwork has been signed, your project will begin within 30 days. The SBEA program incentives will offset a portion of the cost of all eligible measures.

5. Interest-free financing for the balance of the project is available for qualified customers. The financed amount appears on your monthly electric bill, allowing you to make just one monthly payment for both your SBEA loan and your electric bill.