Opportunity House

In early 2017, Opportunity House in Hendersonville received an LED lighting upgrade to save $10,646 per year in energy costs and reduce the nonprofit’s carbon footprint by 47 metric tons annually. With support from Duke Energy’s Small Business Energy Saver program, this $26,036 LED project has a return on investment of 187 percent.

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In 2008, Appalachian Offsets completed a low-flow shower retrofit project for the YWCA in Asheville. The new low-flow showerheads save the nonprofit $150 per year in energy costs. 

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Asheville Housing Authority

In 2007, Appalachian Offsets completed an energy-efficiency project to change out 13,000 incandescent lightbulbs to CFLs for Asheville Housing Authority residents with the help of UNC Asheville students. This project resulted in a savings of more than $500,000 in energy costs and 3,790 tons of carbon dioxide per year.

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Nonprofit Upgrades

We work with local nonprofit organizations to upgrade their lighting and mechanical equipment which reduces their utility bills and carbon footprint.  If you are a nonprofit seeking assistance with an energy-efficiency upgrade, please contact us. 

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