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Learn how SF Energy Watch participants have cut energy costs, improved competitiveness and reduced their environmental footprint through energy efficiency upgrades.  Each featured case study describes the energy efficient upgrades, project cost, incentive received, annual savings, energy usage reduction, and payback time.

"We received help in financing the work, the installation took place without a hitch, finished ahead of schedule and the lights look great." - 1700 California Street ManagementRead>
"SF Energy Watch staff made our lighting retrofit easy. They were there to give guidance, answer questions and were genuinely interested and concerned about the project." Liz Johnson, Building SupervisorRead>
“SF Energy Watch facilitated the entire process. The staff was very helpful, patient and friendly. It was a pleasure working with them!” -Nancy Chárraga, Casa Bonampak Read>
“SF Energy Watch is very small business friendly and a tremendous resource to any company. Program staff facilitated analysis, options, planning and organizing with a contractor.” -David Sahagun, PresidentRead>
"Our customers are extremely impressed with our efforts to be green and in how the artwork appears with the new LED lighting. We were also impressed to see that our energy costs were reduced about half on the first PG&E bill after the retrofits were made!" -Todd Lejnieks, Chief Operating Officer Read>
“SF Energy Watch helped the Cliff House lower its environmental impact, reduce business costs and create good PR. It’s really a win-win-win all around!” Ralph Burgin, General ManagerRead>
"The Convent & Stuart Hall community has worked hard to 'go green' and we appreciate the efforts and support of SF Energy Watch." -Jo Ann Shain, Communications Director, Convent & Stuart Hall Schools of the Sacred Heart, San FranciscoRead>
“If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it! We saw significant reduction in power consumption after the upgrades were made, which reduced our electrical bill,” said Paul Faleschini, Assistant Chief EngineerRead>
"Participating in the SF Energy Watch program is a smart business investment. This Program helped my business save money." - Damoon Arman, Owner, Dollar MarketRead>
“I used SF Energy Watch incentives to do lighting and refrigeration upgrades. I was happy to see that my bill went down after the upgrades were made.” Quang Ly, Owner Read>