Clawson United Methodist

Clawson United Methodist has implemented a number of measures to save energy and reduce their carbon footprint. Some of the steps the congregation took is listed below:

  • Implemented an energy management system in 2009
  • Saved over $7,000 in natural gas costs in winter of 2009-2010
  • Hot Water Boiler, Zone Valve, Heat Pump System with Programmable Thermostats
  • Programmable thermostats in 6 zones
  • Outdoor temperature taken into account
  • Boiler and heat pumps on minimally
  • Done in-house by trustees chair
Natural Gas Consumption Before and After Implementing Energy Management System

Natural Gas Consumption Before and After Implementing Energy Management System

The graph above shows the reduced use of natural gas from their implementation year compared to the previous year. Clawson UM had significant savings throughout 2009-2010, even during the colder months.