Commercial Real Estate
Put your building on an energy diet
Office buildings account for 22% of greenhouse gas emissions in New York State. You can make a difference. Investing in clean energy increases the value of your building and cuts down your operating costs. It can also increase tenant comfort levels and attract new tenants.
35% of electricity consumed by U.S. commercial buildings is for lighting. Energy-efficient lighting system upgrades save money on reduced energy consumption and maintenance costs. Better lighting can enhance product showcasing, customer comfort, and employee productivity. Examples of projects include using reduced wattage lighting such as LEDs, along with lighting controls and daylighting.
Solar electric systems, also known as photovoltaic or PV, convert energy from the sun into electricity even on cold or cloudy days. Solar electric systems can reduce your out-of-pocket expenses. Electricity generated by solar electric systems creates no noise, air, or water pollution. Solar electric systems can generate enough power to run some commercial operations including energy-intensive manufacturing processes.
Get technical assistance
Energy experts can help owners and managers of commercial buildings in New York State make intelligent energy decisions. Projects range from technical analyses to installing energy efficient upgrades. Take advantage of a customized assessment that identifies specific opportunities for reducing energy consumption and costs.
See It in Action
Vornado maximizes energy efficiency in iconic NYC buildings
Vornado’s New York City asset portfolio includes well-known addresses. After growing its relationship with NYSERDA over many years, Vornado is now a leader in comprehensive energy-efficiency strategies.
The City of New York passed the Greener, Greater Buildings Plan legislation, which mandates benchmarking, auditing, and retrocommissioning of buildings over 50,000 square feet.