The LEED® Green Building Rating System is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings. Installing Urban Green Energy wind turbines on new or existing project sites provides on-site renewable energy which complies with the requirements for credits of several LEED Rating Systems.

If you are seeking certification, please scan the appropriate section below for information concerning the LEED benefit of UGE's wind turbines. You can find further information on the US Green Building Council website.

For buildings seeking certification under the LEED 2009 for Core & Shell Rating Systems, utilizing UGE wind turbines contributes toward satisfying EA Credit 2 "On-Site Renewable Energy". Projects which meet the threshold for on-site renewable energy for 1% of their annual energy load earn 4 Points. 

For buildings seeking certification under the LEED 2009 for Existing Buildings: Operations & Management Rating System, utilizing UGE wind turbines contributes toward satisfying EA Credit 4 "On-Site and Off-Site Renewable Energy".

Point values for this credit are achieved for meeting minimum renewable energy percentage thresholds as follows:


On-Site Renewable Energy
Off-Site Renewable Energy



For buildings seeking certification under the LEED for Homes Rating System, utilizing UGE wind turbines contributes toward satisfying EA Credit 10 "Renewable Energy" which can earn up to 10 points. 1 point is earned for every 3% of the annual electrical load that is supplied from renewable sources.



Percentage Renewable Energy




Energy Saving Devices


Saving the world one meter at a time

Although global warming has been a long-standing, universal issue, only within the past decade has it become a widespread concern for governments and the marketplace. These days its all about being cleaner and greener, sustainable and responsible, energy wise.

Our Energy Controllers are a cost effective product that reduces electric consumption and spans through the residential, commercial and industrial markets, specifically all electrical service from 600 volts and below. The tangible results of using our Energy Controllers are real savings on energy bills, reduction in demand for electric utilities, decreased line losses and carbon emissions.

Our product has a U.S. Patent for the method and apparatus to determine the specific amount of capacitance to bring power factor to unity, thus optimizing all inductive loads. To prove its reliability and savings, our units have successfully been tested and received endorsements from NASA, Honeywell and SMT Engineering LLC., an independent third party. The Energy Controllers handle by Smart Configuration are UL and CSA listed, CE certified and meets RoHS (Restriction on Hazardous Substances Directives). The RoHS compliance qualifies our Energy Controllers as Green Products since all its electric and electronic components are compliant.

This means the passive units of fixed capacitors is made of linseed oil capacitors, as opposed to PCBs, the wiring and other components are also of premium grade. The units were designed for a 25 year life cycle.

Our Distributors guarantee 6% savings on residential products and Smart Configuration LLC provides a 10 year warranty on our residential products. Commercial and industrial units have a 5 year warranty and no product is deployed and commissioned unless they show a Return on Investment (ROI) of 3 years or less. With a large segment of clients that boast an ROI in terms of months only.

The patented scientific method and apparatus that we used to size the exact amount of capacitance required to bring power factor to unity, provides great accuracies and time to size efficiencies and simplify the process of determining the amount of capacitance that is needed to optimize motor loads. There is no requirement for equipment charts, specifications and expansive modeling. The entire sizing process is conducted on-site by tuning the electrical system from the inductive equipment back through the electric utility meter.

The PF optimization of the electric system reduces energy consumption for the utility customer, reduces demand on the electric grid, and reduces line losses and carbon footprint.

Our Energy Controllers reclaim, store and supply power to inductive motors and loads. Considering all induction loads consume two kinds of power: Reactive power and working power of kilowatt. The working power performs the work of the motor. The only function of reactive power is to develop the electromagnetic fields (EMFs) to ground the induction windings of the motor. Our Energy Controllers stores the reactive power needed to create EMFs within the inductive loads. As the motor operates, this reactive power is pulled and pushed to and from our units by the motor. Reactive motor is now reclaimed and recycled by our Energy Controllers resulting in such power being supplied on the spot.

Since reactive power is supplied locally, motors run cooler and more efficiently. This results in dollar savings on your energy bill in terms of energy and electric demand being saved, and longer equipment life.

Commonly, on inductive loads, electricity does not travel efficiently because there are several inherent losses within the electric grid.

The National Electric Code (NEC) requires that every wire, every circuit breaker, distribution panel and transformer must be at least 125% oversized. This results in most motors being lightly loaded; therefore increasing the amount of electrical losses at the loads and throughout the electrical system. By using our products, energy losses are reduced on the load side of the utility transformer through the optimization of the PF of individual inductive loads. The measured overall effect on individual applications varies. Because we test the PF before and after, we are able to determine the requirement or non-requirement of our units, with potential customers having full knowledge of the efficiency of their electric system.

We are bound to install the products that we have only when an estimated 6% of savings will accrue to the customer. Typical savings for residential units will vary from 6% to 10%; commercial from 6% to 17%; and industrial from 6% to 25%. We also have a long list of deployments that exceed these benchmarks. Our satisfied customers span the globe and are found in most business sectors. Customer testimonials, including billing evidence, datasets and sector-by-sector references are available upon request. Area-wide deployments of our units will significantly reduce demand placed on the electric grid. Utilities will also reduce both transformer and line losses. All the Energy Controllers equipped customers will also benefit from reduce power bills. For customers subjected to demand charges and PF penalties, they will be reduced or eliminated. 

Out Energy controllers truly represents a potent electric distribution system improvement, which needs to be considered first among energy efficiency and conservation measures that have the ability to better both the electric grid and utility customers. The key to obtaining the best possible economic advantage from electric power is to get rid of wasted power by ensuring a high PF throughout the Smart Grid.






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