Streetlight Replacement Program

Baxter & Woodman is designing lighting improvements along Milwaukee Avenue (Illinois Route 21) from Albion Avenue to Greenwood Avenue for the Village of Niles. The design includes removal of existing lighting and design of a new street lighting system with LED fixtures. The improvements include use of a compatible wireless...


Northwest Urbana Streetlight Replacement

The City of Urbana selected Baxter & Woodman to provide design engineering services to upgrade their aging streetlight infrastructure in the northwest section of the City.  Baxter & Woodman evaluated the existing conditions, determined necessary improvements, and developed sustainable alternatives with associated costs to upgrade the lighting system while optimizing...


Combined Heat & Power Improvements

The  Downers Grove Sanitary District hired Baxter & Woodman to implement energy efficiency and electrical generation improvements at the District’s 11 MGD Wastewater Treatment Center (WWTC) to achieve the ultimate goal of energy neutrality. As a step toward this goal, the District pursued a combined heat and power (CHP) improvements...


WWTP Aerobic Digester Blower Replacement

Aeration  System Energy Audit Baxter & Woodman assisted the City of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, in conducting an activated sludge energy audit to determine potential energy savings through various improvements to aeration system equipment and operations. The study consisted of site visits to the facility, interviewing operators and staff regarding operations and...


Wastewater Treatment Plant Aeration System Improvements

According to the Consortium for Energy Efficiency, water and wastewater facilities account for up to 35% of municipal energy usage. Aeration systems are notorious for high energy costs due to the large equipment size and inherent inefficiencies of the process. Typical wastewater treatment plants’ activated sludge aeration systems account for about...