The Phoenix Indian Medical Center (PIMC) is the largest health care facility owned by the Indian Health Service (IHS). The IHS, an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives. The IHS is the principal federal health care provider and health advocate for Indian people, and its goal is to raise their health status to the highest possible level. The IHS provides a comprehensive health service delivery system for American Indians and Alaska Natives and its mission is to raise the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level.
PIMC executed the first Utility Energy Services Contract (UESC) in Indian Health Service’s history. The project was also awarded the FEMP FEDS Spotlight Award.
1. Client Challenge:
The Phoenix Indian Medical Center (PIMC) wanted to implement a program that cut energy waste, reduced costs, optimized performance, and advanced America’s progress toward energy independence, resilience and security, while also enabling more effective accomplishments of federal agencies missions.
PIMC wanted to update the existing T12 and T8 fluorescent technology, updated the exterior campus wide lighting deficiencies, and automate the common areas with lighting controls
2. Lighting Solution:
This project included the installation of 150 New Exterior LED Fixtures, 650 Occupancy Controls, and over 4,400 LED Retrofits.
This project saved PIMC over $90,000 in energy and HVAC savings annually, in addition to 828,000 kWH and 169 kW annually.