Energy + Environment
Planet and wallet friendly
We share your passion for creating sustainable, energy-efficient buildings that minimize environmental impact. By investing in high-performance, low-impact facilities, UMC and our clients not only contribute to a healthier planet but also save on utility and operational costs by addressing key challenges facing building owners such as aging infrastructure, rising utility costs and changing energy codes.
Lower Costs & Higher Performance
Do you wish your facilities were more energy efficient? Our energy experts can help you meet your energy, carbon reduction, and environmental goals. By upgrading your systems and equipment, you can take advantage of funding opportunities including incentives, grants, and low interest loans. We are also an approved Energy Service Company (ESCO) with specific experience in Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC), which means you can renew your infrastructure and apply the utility savings directly to the cost of building improvements. So it’s not only good for the environment. It’s good for your wallet.Get in Touch
Energy Focused Design-Build Contractor
Funding Support and Guidance
Energy Code Compliance
Procure Energy Incentives & Grants
Energy Infrastructure Audits, Analysis & Design
Comprehensive Energy Modeling
Lifecycle Cost Analysis
Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC) is a smart and efficient way for businesses to reduce their energy costs and improve their environmental footprint. As an ESPC contractor, we work closely with clients to identify areas where energy consumption can be reduced and develop customized solutions to meet their unique needs. By leveraging our expertise and industry knowledge, we help clients implement a range of energy-saving measures, from lighting upgrades and HVAC system improvements to renewable energy installations.
Energy Infrastructure Renewal
Our team is renewing and revitalizing your aging infrastructure with new, efficient technology
Carbon Reduction & Electrification
UMC can help you reduce your carbon footprint, save on energy costs, and improve your building's energy efficiency by integrating the latest renewables and electrification technologies.
We specialize in designing, installing, and maintaining district energy systems that reduce energy consumption, lower costs, and minimize environmental impact. Trust us to provide innovative and reliable solutions for your district energy needs.
Compliance as a Service
We will ensure that your business stays up-to-date with the latest regulations, codes, and safety standards while helping you navigate the regulatory landscape with ease.
Boost Your Bottom Line
Improving your operating performance can have a significant impact on your bottom line. By optimizing your systems and processes, you can reduce energy consumption, increase efficiency, and lower operating costs. UMC specializes in helping businesses achieve peak performance through innovative solutions and consultative support.
- Renew Aging Systems
- Improve System Life Expectancy
- Maximize Project Budget Dollars
- Reduce Operating Expenses
- Improve Tenant Health & Comfort
- Lifecycle Cost Analysis
- Incorporate New, Efficient Technology
Building Analysis and Modeling
Building analysis and modeling is the practice of using computer-based simulation software to perform a detailed analysis of energy use and energy-using systems.
District Energy Systems
Reimagining neighborhoods by tapping into an underground district energy network that rapidly decarbonizes buildings, neighborhoods, campuses, and more.
Clean Buildings Standard
UMC offers technical knowledge of CBS and technical know-how to help your building meet compliance.
We understand the challenges building owners face and provide expert guidance and resources to overcome them. Discover how our dedicated team helps you navigate complexities, maximize efficiency, and achieve your goals
- Aging infrastructure
- Rising utility costs
- Changing energy codes
- Carbon/EUI reporting
- Lack of qualified maintenance personnel
News + Views
Whether you're looking to stay up-to-date with the latest industry news, learn about new technologies and practices, or gain insights into complex challenges, our News + Views is the perfect resource for you.
- Compliance Information
- Project Milestones
- Thought Leadership
- Industry Publications Features
New and Relevant Legislation
UMC stays ahead of the game when it comes to new policies and regulations that impact our clients, our industry, and our community. We offer clients informed expertise so you’re ahead of the curve in planning for and meeting compliance.
Clean Buildings Standard
Ensure compliance with the Clean Buildings Standard through our expert guidance, providing the support you need to meet energy efficiency requirements effortlessly.
Our team stays up-to-date on electrification policies and codes, guiding you through regulatory changes and opportunities for sustainable solutions.
District Energy Systems
Stay informed on district energy legislation with our comprehensive tracking service, ensuring compliance and maximizing opportunities for your system.
Market Specific Opportunities
From healthcare to education, UMC's policy and partnerships team tracks and reports opportunities for target markets.
Navigate renewable energy legislation effortlessly with our expert guidance, ensuring compliance and seizing opportunities in the ever-evolving renewable energy landscape.
Portfolio | SeaTac Airport Stage 3 Upgrades
A SEA of upgrades
Helping SeaTac realize their vision of creating a facility that reduces carbon footprint and improves occupant comfort.
Portfolio | 303 Battery LEED Energy Model
Live green. Save green.
303 Battery will be the world's first net-zero energy high-rise apartment building. In addition to providing design and manufacturing for Sustainable Living Innovations (SLI), UMC prepared building analysis and energy models to achieve the maximum 30 LEED points as SLI pursues LEED Platinum certification.
Portfolio | Overlake Medical Center Behavioral Health Unit
An environment for healing
Overlake opens the doors to a reimagined state-of-the-art behavioral health facility—Project FutureCare’s phase three of five is complete.
Portfolio | Clallam Bay Corrections Center
Infrastructure upgrades and boiler plant redesign for this 1985 medium, closed, and maximum correctional facility located on Washington’s Olympic peninsula.
Portfolio | 303 Battery
Slated to be the world’s only Net Zero high-rise apartment building, Sustainable Living Innovations’ 303 Battery project will be Seattle’s greenest apartment building.
Portfolio | L&I Tumwater Building Infrastructure Renewal
A quarter of a century
Utilizing Washington state’s ESPC program, UMC, Department of Enterprise Services and Labor & Industries collaboratively developed a long-term plan phased approach to renew the energy infrastructure for the Headquarters building.
Portfolio | Tenino School District LED Stadium Lighting
New LED stadium lighting increases light output and distribution on the field, lowers maintenance needs, and reduces energy consumption by more than 50%.
Portfolio | Overlake Medical Center Energy Model
The power to heal
The Overlake Medical Center brings best-in-class, modern healthcare options to the growing Eastside, and tapped UMC’s expertise in Building Analysis and Modeling to identify energy efficiency measures and path to compliance for the Clean Buildings Standard (CBS).
Portfolio | Darrington School District Upgrades
Let there be light
Supporting the Darrington School District with lighting control upgrades to support annual cost savings.
Portfolio | Tenino School District Solar Array
School spirit with solar flair
UMC facilitated the grant process for 100% funding for Tenino High School’s solar array installation.
Portfolio | Western Washington University Energy Upgrades
Aligning mission and sustainability goals
Partnering directly with WWU’s facilities group, UMC provided support for WWU campus energy.
Portfolio | Old Capitol Building Upgrades
"Capitol"izing on efficiency
Improving the infrastructure, and efficiency, for the Historic “Old Capitol Building” in Olympia.
Portfolio | Capitol Campus Chilled Water District Energy Plant
Upgrade chilled water District Energy plant systems for Washington’s 1920’s era capitol campus.
Portfolio | Centralia College Energy Upgrades
Bringing sustainability to light
UMC provided energy upgrades for significant energy savings while reducing maintenance costs and operational disruptions.