Mary Immaculate Senior Residential Community, Lawrence, MA
Intellihot slashes senior housing community’s heating bills by 50%.
This senior housing community’s hot water system was inefficient and had also become obsolete. Intellihot’s progressive technology offered them a much-needed update that also improved their bottom line by cutting their heating bills in half.
Senior Living / Retrofit
3 buildings, 900 total units
New England Combustion Products
“MI Community consists of three high rise buildings, totaling 300 apartments. In the past, in order for us to supply the apartments with hot water, we had to run three 2,000,000 BTU boilers, one boiler per building. This setup caused the boilers to short cycle, reducing the life expectancy of the boilers by four to five years. When we learned of Intellihot, from a life expectancy and efficiency perspective, we knew the improvements were going to be instant. The site’s gas bill dropped by roughly 40 to 50 percent during the summer months. The rebate from the utility company was helpful and the performance of the water heater was effortless. The decision to install Intellihot units was reinforced by the support provided by Intellihot and their rep, NECP. This experience has taught me a lot with respect to the plumbing functionality of the sites, thanks to NECP and Intellihot’s support team.”