ComEd Smart Ideas

Facility/System Assessments

Facility/System Assessments


Grumman/Butkus Associates performed facility/system assessments (energy studies) as a service provider for the ComEd Smart Ideas Facility/ System Assessments program from 2009-12. Numerous energy-intensive facilities (predominantly hospitals) were analyzed.


As a ComEd Smart Ideas Facility/System Assessments provider, G/BA provided energy studies and assisted clients in applying for ComEd incentive funds. G/BA completed assessments for over 24 energy-intensive facilities.

In 2012, the energy savings identified through these assessments included an annual electrical savings of 2,114,729 kWH; an annual gas savings of 125,853 therms; an annual energy savings of 29,498 BTU/sf; and an annual total energy cost savings of $2,197,067.

Facilities for which assessments were completed include:

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center CHW Study, Oak Lawn, IL
  • Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville, IL
  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove, IL
  • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington, IL
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
  • Advocate South Suburban Medical Center, Hazel Crest, IL
  • CGH Medical Center, Sterling, IL
  • Hilton Chicago
  • Lewis University, Romeoville, IL
  • Motorola Mobility Inc., Libertyville, IL
  • Presence Holy Family Medical Center, Evanston, IL
  • Presence Our Lady of Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago
  • Presence (Provena) St. Mary’s Hospital, Kankakee, IL
  • Presence (Provena) Mercy Medical Center, Aurora, IL
  • Presence St. Elizabeth Campus, Chicago
  • Presence St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago
  • Presence St. Joseph Medical Center, Joliet, IL
  • Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago
  • Resurrection St. Mary Campus, Chicago
  • St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL