In addition to installing energy-efficiency measures, solar panels, and a high-performance heating ventilation and air-conditioning system, King Street Center chose to install rooftop battery storage.
Money & Your Business Financing a Vision: Building in sustainability
Money & Your Business Financing a Vision: Building in sustainability Planning for a new facility is doubly daunting for a nonprofit community organization. In addition to the fundraising and financing necessary for the construction, the nonprofit must create a plan to sustain operating costs for the new facility, knowing it cannot rely on increasing revenue or fees from low-income clients.
During peak-demand hours for the local municipal utility, systems draw power from battery storage, significantly reducing utility costs. The battery storage units recharge overnight, when electricity rates are lowest.