SOURCE: TRC Companies, Inc.

TRC Companies, Inc.

August 01, 2012 09:00 ET

TRC Awarded Program Management Contract by Efficiency Maine

Company Will Support Comprehensive Energy Savings in the Multifamily Buildings Sector

LOWELL, MA--(Marketwire - Aug 1, 2012) - TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) today announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract to deliver program management services for Efficiency Maine's Multifamily Efficiency Program. The initiative aims to reduce energy consumption by 20 percent by providing comprehensive retrofit services to 1,800 apartment units across the state.

"TRC is proud to support Efficiency Maine in their efforts to reduce energy consumption in multifamily housing units," said Chris Vincze, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "This initiative will not only help building owners and tenants save money and improve the comfort of their homes, but the project also has tremendous benefits for the environment and local economy. Our experts are committed to Efficiency Maine's success in achieving these benefits for communities across Maine."

The Multifamily Efficiency program will target small to medium buildings with 5-20 apartment units. Buildings selected to participate will be benchmarked and audited by approved Program Partners. Building owners will receive recommendations for specific efficiency projects to implement as well as rebates that offset a portion of the installation costs. Efficiency Maine will also coordinate with Maine lenders to provide additional financing assistance to support project completion.

"In awarding this contract to TRC, we can assure our customers that they will receive the best advice on how to update their multi-unit housing so that energy efficiency delivered for dollars spent is optimized," said Rick Meinking of Efficiency Maine. "Reducing energy consumption and waste are our goals, and consumers who participate in energy efficiency programs provide long-term economic benefits to the community."

As manager of the Multifamily Efficiency Program, TRC will conduct final program design and implementation activities including development of program documents; management of application process; development, management and training of Program Partner network staff conducting energy audits and project financial analyses; ensure quality control; and generally oversee the program's success.

TRC manages similar multifamily programs in New York for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and for the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority.

About TRC
A pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960s, TRC is a national engineering, consulting and construction management firm that provides integrated services to the energy, environmental and infrastructure markets. TRC serves a broad range of clients in government and industry, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation. TRC delivers results that enable clients to achieve success in a complex and changing world. For more information and updates from the Company, visit TRC's website at and follow us on Twitter at @TRC_Companies and on LinkedIn.

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