US Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center

Energy Savings Performance Contract

As the Army’s Third Party Financing Center of Excellence, the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville (Huntsville Center) is the recognized leader in the efficient execution of Energy Saving Performance Contracts (ESPC) through streamlined acquisition processes.

With more than 20 years of experience, our full line of capabilities include project management, contracting, engineering and legal services.

ESPCs allow agencies to procure energy savings and facility improvements with no up-front capital costs or special appropriations from Congress, through the utilization of alternative financing from the private sector.

Typical ESPC Process:

The program has implemented more than $1 billion in facility improvement capital investments since its inception. In the last five years the program has executed 81 percent of the Army’s total $1 billion contribution to the $4 billion Presidential Performance Contracting Challenge’s (PPCC) for energy efficiency performance contracts in the federal sector through 2016.

Example project (Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Systems Center) using holistic approach:

The ESPC program demonstrates value by combining practical energy applications with strategic vision and a holistic approaches to tackling customer's complex needs. 

With customer savings of an average of seven percent annually from customer's consumption baseline, and a delivery cost of 1.1 percent of the average project implementation cost, we provide unparalleled value to our customers by delivering a high-quality product at an affordable rate much lower than traditionally funded programs.  

Contact the ESPC team by calling (256) 895-5245 or send an email.

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To Learn more about ESPC, click here and view our Fact Sheet.