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Success Story – City of Maplewood

Gulden'sEnergy savings offer a cash flow boost to smaller businesses. That’s one reason why the City of Maplewood’s Benchmark Your Business Program partnered with Energy Smart to help businesses identify energy-saving opportunities, find potential funding assistance, facilitate utility rebates, and benchmark their energy usage.

Shann Finwall, Environmental Planner with the City, says, “Our partnership with Energy Smart allowed us to work with small, local businesses and help them achieve energy and cost savings.” LED lighting upgrades were completed at Sparkle Auto Sales, Gulden’s Restaurant & Bar, and Maplewood Bakery, increasing efficiency and earning utility rebates.

Highlights (for all three upgrade projects)
Project Cost: $11,423
Utility Rebate: $3,075
Annual Energy Savings: 43,708 kWh
Annual Cost Savings: $4,966

Contact Energy Smart today to tap into utility rebates for your energy projects. Contact us at or (651) 292-3902.