Project Description

Dugway Proving Ground

Dugway Proving Ground is a US Army facility located approx 85 miles southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah in southern Tooele County. It encompasses 801,505 acres of the Great Salt Lake Desert, an area the size of the state of Rhode Island, & is surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges. GEI was brought in to provide an Investment Grade Audit of Dugway Proving Ground’s existing facilities. This site included a variety of building types including offices, labs, residential buildings, shops and warehouse spaces.

  • GEI audited of over 2 million square feet of conditioned space in over 40 separate buildings.
  • Total project resulted in $250,000 in annual energy savings.
  • Extensive opportunity for building control system savings.
  • DPG’s remote location results in very expensive fossil fuels allowing for fuel-switching savings going to electricity.
  • GEI provided electrical design assistance for the ESCO’s geothermal systems partner.
  • Large infrared heating opportunity.