November 30, 2012
NYSERDA Recognizes Two New York City Engineering Firms for Excellence in Energy Efficiency in Multifamily Buildings
Awards from NYSERDA’s Multifamily Performance Program Honor Highest Energy Savings Achieved in Existing Buildings and New Construction
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recognized five engineering firms, including New York City-based The Daylight Savings Company and Raman and Oundjian Engineering and Inspection Services P.C., for their energy-saving initiatives through the authority’s Multifamily Performance Program (MPP).
Partners in the program—energy specialists focused on improving multifamily building performance—earned the awards for projects that delivered energy savings that were double or triple the MPP minimum 15 percent savings target. The projects demonstrate efforts to support New York’s electricity and fuel reduction goals.
“Under Governor Cuomo’s leadership, New York State is developing a clean energy economy that encourages energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy,” said Francis J. Murray Jr., President and CEO, NYSERDA. “NYSERDA’s Multifamily Performance Program is helping New Yorkers make a significant difference in energy consumption,” said Francis J. Murray Jr., President and CEO, NYSERDA. “These program partners are leading the way in enhancing the value, energy efficiency, and health and comfort of multifamily buildings in New York City.”
The Daylight Savings Company received the On-Target Savings Award for its portfolio of existing building projects, which has the most accurately predicted savings.
Raman and Oundjian Engineering and Inspection Services P.C., received the New Partner Award, which recognizes enthusiastic activity in and promotion of the Multifamily Performance Program.
The objective of each project is to maximize energy efficiency in multifamily buildings to lower energy costs while improving the health and comfort of residents. Through the Multifamily Energy Performance Portfolio, owners, condo/co-op boards and developers have access to technical assistance, funding and low-cost financing from NYSERDA to implement energy-efficiency measures.
Other winning partners include:
- C.J. Brown Energy P.C., Buffalo
- Buffalo Energy Inc., Buffalo
- En-Tech Associates, Syracuse
For more information about NYSERDA’s Multifamily Energy Performance Portfolio, call 1-877-NY-SMART or visit www.nyserda.ny.gov/multifamily.
About The Daylight Savings Company
The Daylight Savings Company, established in 1991, is an engineering firm dedicated to helping clients effectively use, manage and conserve energy. Its clients include building owners and managers, architects, engineers, members of the real estate and construction industries, utility companies, state officials and more. Specialty services include putting government incentives and programs to work to reduce utility costs in new and existing facilities and systems.
About Raman and Oundjian Engineering and Inspection Services, P.C.
RO Engineering P.C, is a full-service Engineering and Energy Services Company dedicated to providing clients with state-of-the-art solutions and tools to transform buildings into efficient, attractive and viable long-term assets. Its staff routinely works on public and private New York City and New Jersey buildings and major Federal facilities throughout the United States. The firm designs cost-effective solutions for the goals of building expansion, renovation or repairs, energy conservation, and to ensure compliance with New York and New Jersey local laws and codes.
About NYSERDA’s Multifamily Energy Performance Portfolio
NYSERDA offers a portfolio of programs and incentives for owners, facility managers, developers and condo/co-op boards of multifamily buildings with five or more units. These resources make it easier to assess, fund, implement and measure energy efficiency upgrades that improve building performance and the bottom line.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, a public benefit corporation, offers objective information and analysis, innovative programs, technical expertise, and funding to help New Yorkers increase energy efficiency, save money, use renewable energy, and reduce their reliance on fossil fuels. NYSERDA professionals work to protect our environment and create clean-energy jobs. NYSERDA has been developing partnerships to advance innovative energy solutions in New York since 1975.
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