The Tri-M Group is an industrial solutions company specializing in electrical construction, high voltage, building automation, networking and telecom, security and energy management. The Headquarters is located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. The campus consists of 4 buildings that house over 100 employees, servers and warehouse space. This case study focuses on the largest and most densely occupied building, Building 3, whose square footage is approximately 35000ft2.

The Tri-M Group took a multifaceted approach to energy conservation. There are three key components to this alternative energy system. The first, and most prominent component, is the solar array, the second is an energy management system and third is an energy efficient lighting retrofit.