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Congressional Country Club LED Project

Cenergetix provided an LED lighting upgrade to reduce energy costs and maintenance expense for the infrastructure of the largest private country club facility in the United States.

Summary of Project:

Cenergetix retrofitted 942 fluorescent fixtures with LED Living Technology’s LED retrofit kits, and installed 825 FEIT LED lamps and 48 various exterior LED fixtures throughout eleven of the buildings distributed throughout the grounds of the exclusive club. Congressional Country Club members will save 478,116 kWh of energy, reducing their operating expenses by approximately $52, 593.00, repairs & maintenance expenses by $24,796.00. The Total project cost project cost was offset by Cenergetix LLC securing $138,857.00 in rebate incentives from PEPCO and the State of Maryland.

Congressional Country Club, its Board of Directors, and the on-site management team selected the Cenergetix / LED Living Technology retrofit solution due to its ease of use, flexibility of installation, efficiency, and the industry leading 10-year warranty. Simply, the Cenergetix LLC solution outperformed all other products submitted in response to the RFP. The individual golf courses realized that the LED Living Technology and Cenergetix provide the most efficient long lasting solutions available, featuring up to75% power consumption reduction when compared with fluorescent tubes and performing at an extremely efficient 130 Lumens/Watt, as well as the superior specifications of the other DLC listed LED equipment offered by Cenergetix, and agreed to move forward with the projects as recommended by their parent organization.

For more information, contact Cenergetix LLC at 240-314-0750 or dhanley@cenergetix.com

 

About Congressional Country Club

Congressional Country Club is a country club and golf course in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Congressional opened in 1924 and its Blue Course has hosted five major championships, including three U.S. Opens and a PGA Championship. Founding life members include William H. Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover. It is a biennial stop on the PGA Tour, with the Quicken Loans National (formerly known as the AT&T National) hosted by Tiger Woods until 2020. Previously, Congressional hosted the former Kemper Open until its move to nearby TPC at Avenel in 1987. Congressional hosted its third U.S. Open in 2011. Tournament winners at Congressional have included Rory McIlroy, Ken Venturi, Ernie Els, Justin Rose and Tiger Woods, among many others.

Congressional has two 18-hole golf courses: the world-renowned Blue Course and the Gold Course. The Blue Course was designed by Devereux Emmet and has been renovated over the years by numerous architects, including Donald Ross, Robert Trent Jones and most recently by Rees Jones. The course was included in the Links series, and in 2011 is to be available for the Virtual Championship at World Golf Tour.

Both courses are known for their rolling terrain, tree-lined fairways, and challenging greens. Water hazards also come into play on both courses.