Insights: Building Energy Use Reduced With Complex HVAC Controls & Free Cooling

A global financial firm consolidated its practices into one location in Manahattan, which was considered to be critical infrastructure for trading operations.

To enhance building energy management and building efficiency, the space required complex and redundant equipment and HVAC controls for the chiller plant, which HIGHMARK-NY helped develop and deploy. The system also utilizes free-cooling technology that allows it to produce 100 percent of its cooling capacity without using an AC compressor during winter conditions to enhance building energy management.

Location: Application: Project type: Technologies: Project size: Year of completion:
Vesey St., New York, NY Office building
  • Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing (MEP)
  • Engineering
  • Chiller plant
  • Chiller control
  • Free cooling
  • Pump skids
  • 170,000 ft²
  • Four stories
2016

 

The Bloomberg Center at Cornell Tech Meets LEED & Passive House Standards

The Bloomberg Center at Cornell Tech Meets LEED & Passive House Standards

The Bloomberg Center in New York City embodies Cornell Tech’s commitment to innovation, environmental stewardship and building sustainability. HIGHMARK designed, developed and implemented rainwater harvesting and intelligent stormwater management to increase building efficiency in the Bloomberg Center via water optimization and water filtration. In addition, HIGHMARK installed innovative technologies to…

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