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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>
"Without the assistance of SF Energy Watch staff the lighting upgrades would have never come to fruition due to lack of knowledge and understanding of energy efficient lamps." - Sara Starr, Active Volunteer, Calvary Presbyterian ChurchRead>
"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>
"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>
"Participating in the SF Energy Watch program is a smart business investment. This Program helped my business save money." - Damoon Arman, Owner, Dollar MarketRead>
"We appreciate the help and guidance of SF Department of the Environment. They led us down many green paths, and we look forward to more collaborations in energy efficiency and the greening of Glide." - Terry Zukoski, Facilities Manager, Glide Memorial ChurchRead>
"As the only San Francisco hotel to earn the US Energy Star Award six years running, we take our carbon footprint seriously. SF Energy Watch has helped us maintain our energy consumption low." - Joseph Curran, Marketing Director, Hotel NikkoRead>
"I enrolled in the SF Energy Watch program to save energy and money. I'm very satisfied with the service and installation of the LED lighting. I would recommend this program to neighboring businesses." -Gary Weiss, Owner Read>
"The new fluorescent lights enhance the color of the merchandise. I invite you to come to the store to take a look at the new energy efficient lighting that was installed through SF Energy Watch." - Steve Lombardi Jr., Owner, Lombardi SportsRead>
"The SF Energy Watch staff was very knowledgeable and friendly. They made the process simple and the results look fantastic. We are greener than ever!" - Ray Beldner, Owner, Precita CleanRead>