Aerial view of the Coast Guard Academy.

U.S. Coast Guard Academy campus.

Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard.

Fact sheet provides background, accomplishments, and lessons learned from an energy management overhaul of the U.S. Coast Guard’s third-largest energy consumer, the 86-year-old Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. The overhaul was made possible by the largest utility energy service contract in U.S. Department of Homeland Security history.