Mid-Atlantic Energy Solutions
Headquartered in Salisbury, MD, Mid-Atlantic Energy Solutions is an industry leading energy efficiency company that works closely with businesses to improve HVAC, lighting, and refrigeration efficiencies that generate long-term energy savings.
Customized strategies are developed, aligned to, and implemented with the intent of analyzing and optimizing results in the months and years to come. In most cases, project installation costs are recovered within the first 12 months of execution. Customers and their projects aren’t viewed as just a sale; they are truly enduring partnerships.
An aviation customer of Mid-Atlantic Energy Solutions requested a lighting upgrade for its private jet hanger and lobby areas. During the initial consultation, it was discovered that the existing lighting system was set up at different times by different contractors resulting in the majority its fixtures and light switches not being in step with current employee and customer needs. This mismatched wired lighting system resulted in staff just leaving the facility lights on 24/7 which wasted energy and was a key component in unnecessarily high energy bills.
The Toggled iQ® networked lighting controls platform provides energy savings up to 80% over standard fluorescent lighting systems. Leveraging an optimized Bluetooth® low-energy (BLE) wireless mesh system which provides connectivity of up to 32,000 devices, Toggled iQ is capable of easily handling both current and future needs of the expansive hanger dimensions.
The Toggled iQ App enabled an easy installation process for Mid-Atlantic Energy Solutions and provided a mobile phone-based interface to allow staff and even customers the ability to intuitively customize and control their lighting preferences as desired. This was especially helpful given that its customer base often rotates, resulting in many lighting customizations throughout multiple hangers that would have otherwise just been left on 24/7.
The system is highly adaptable, user-friendly, and easily upgrades to accommodate both current and future smart building needs. Additional components and features can be easily added whenever needed, such as Daylight Harvesting and backend analytics, to further optimize energy savings and enable predictive maintenance.
Toggled iQ Sensors and Toggled iQ Area Lighting Controllers were used in tandem to enable the main hanger area’s lighting system to sync and automatically shut off whenever motion was not detected within a 30-minute period. This proved highly effective and eliminated certain areas from being unnecessarily lit for several days straight at a time.
Toggled iQ Area Controllers provide a switching and dimming interface between the existing luminaires and the Toggled iQ platform.
Toggled IQ Sensors enable customizable occupancy/vacancy-based control that eliminates the worry of relying on employees remembering to turn the lights off at the end of the day. No more running lights 24/7. Additional sensing capabilities such as light, temperature and humidity are available with this same sensor should the customer be interested in the future.
Adding Toggled iQ networked lighting controls easily achieved the customers main goal of generating energy savings. During the first month of implementation, the system saved over 50% in lighting energy costs. Individually addressable devices allowed for the customization and desired light output consistency throughout the facility.
Toggled iQ area lighting controllers and sensors eliminated the need to run lights 24/7 which accounted for a substantial portion of the aviation company’s overall energy savings.
Overall installation costs were kept to a minimal as well since Toggled iQ is a wireless networked lighting control system that does not require expensive new wiring to be run along with the associated labor installation fees.
The overall quality of light improvement has impacted both staff and customers from an aesthetics as well as a facility safety standpoint.
- Offset rising energy costs
- Customizable, consistent and scalable lighting output
- Establish a reliable smart building framework that is upgradeable as future technology opportunities present themselves
Upgrade to the Toggled iQ smart building management system comprised of lights, sensors, controls and back-end analytics tools which are interconnected wirelessly
“Businesses and building operators have to master the delicate balance between building controls that generate energy and cost savings, with the satisfaction of their customers and employees. Toggled’s new advancement means our business customers no longer have to walk this line – they can enable individual control of lighting devices while simultaneously driving down energy consumption and costs through the connected
building system.” – Sawyer A., Mid-Atlantic Energy Solutions