Glenville State College

Energy Efficiency Project


Project Overview

Energy Efficiency Project | Glenville State College

Glenville State College, often referred to as the Lighthouse on the Hill, is West Virginia's only centrally located public college.Glenville State College is dedicated to ensuring a quality education environment, preparing its approximately 1,900 students for careers in teaching, business, land resources, music, the liberal arts, the sciences, criminal justice and human services.


Underscoring its commitment to advancing education, economic growth, and community development, Glenville State College partnered with Energy Systems Group (ESG), a leading energy service provider, to implement comprehensive energy efficiency and building improvements that reduce energy costs, modernize building systems and technologies, and enhance the environment. These improvements are anticipated to result in more than $176,200 annually, over the 15-year term of the contract.



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Building & Energy Improvements

Energy Efficiency Project | Glenville State College

Working with local subcontractors and vendors, Energy Systems Group implemented a wide range of energy conservation and infrastructure improvement measures in 13 campus buildings (approximately 608,500 square feet), including the President’s House and the Community Center.


  • Lighting – indoor and outdoor
  • Controls – installed and/or upgraded
  • HVAC System improvements and replacements
  • Window Replacements
  • Steam Trap Survey/repairs
  • Fire Suppression system installation
  • Pool efficiency and operations upgrades
  • Demand Response Program implemented
  • Conversion of gas wells to feed GSC facilities directly
  • Energy Policy implementation
  • Computer Power Management
  • Retro-commissioning

Physical Education Building (New Windows)

Physical Education Building (Before)

Environmental & Economic Benefits

Energy Efficiency Project | Glenville State College

By implementing these key energy conservation measures, Glenville State College will save $2.6 million in total energy costs, 1,425,000 kWh in electric energy and 130,000 therms in natural gas, over the term of the contract with Energy Systems Group. Glenville State College will reduce its carbon footprint by 1,676 metric tons of carbon dioxide, which is equivalent to any one of the following:

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Energy Efficiency Project | Glenville State College

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Address: Glenville State College

200 High Street

Glenville, WV 26351


Phone: 304-462-7361


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