Last week the Energy Trust of Oregon presented Montgomery Park’s owner a rebate check for $823,875 at their 1-megawatt solar plant ribbon cutting. The historic building and their star leadership team, Bill Naito Company, continues to shine. Already at an energy star rating of 94, their end goal is an energy star rating of 100 by their 100th birthday in 2020. Solar canopies of the two buildings were online first, and within months were already generating enough power to offset 100% of their energy consumption. “In fact,” Tim Hendricks, Facilities and Sustainability Manager says, “we’ve been able to bank extra kilowatt-hours for winter months when the system isn’t as productive.” Despite its age, Montgomery Park is the fifth most efficient building in Portland, and a score of 100 would make it No. 1!

 “We’re delighted to be partners with the Bill Naito Company. They truly understand the impacts of energy efficiency for their tenants and the bigger picture of company’s making a conscientious effort to participate proactively in climate action plans,” says, Mark DeWeirdt, with MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions. “We’re extremely proud of their success”.

Building upon the city’s climate action plan, mayor of Portland, Ted Wheeler, recently announced that Portland and Multnomah County would target 100% renewable energy for city operations by 2035—joining 25 other US cities in taking the pledge for a 100% renewable energy target.  Using Energy Trust Incentives, Bill Naito Company contracted MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions to overhaul the building’s HVAC system with no additional capital expenditures.

 


Video source: Imagine Energy

Share this post

Categories: General

We make buildings work better.

Our Offices

Seattle

Ph: 206-763-9400

Corporate Mailing

PO Box 47983 / Seattle, WA 98146-7983

Corporate Street

7717 Detroit Ave SW / Seattle, WA 98106

Madison Office

1004 Madison Street / Seattle, WA 98104

Prefabrication Shop

3701 S Norfolk / Seattle, WA 98118

Directions
×

Everett

Ph: 855-MAC-HVAC

Address

3211-1/2 Broadway Ave / Everett, WA 98201

Directions
×

Bellevue

Ph: 206-763-9400

Address

12031 Northup Way / Suite 201 / Bellevue, WA 98005

Directions
×

Tacoma

Ph: 206-763-9400

Address

2500 S Holgate St / Tacoma, WA 98402

Directions
×

Portland

Ph: 971-244-0901

Address

12911 NE Airport Way / Portland, OR 97230

Directions
×

Eugene

Ph: 971-244-0901

Address

5250 Highbanks Road / Suite 310 / Springfield, OR 97478

Directions
×

Redmond/Bend

Ph: 541-526-0655

Address

1555 SE 1st Street / Redmond, OR 97756

Directions
×

Moses Lake

Ph: 509-766-6637

Address

500 South Lasco Lane, Suite 227 / Moses Lake, WA 98837

Directions
×
Our Locations