Jan 10, 2010

Schwab House: Upper West Side Coop Goes Green


Schwab House, a post war (built 1951) coop building located at 11 Riverside Drive has upgraded to a clean-burning natural gas combined heating and power (CHP) system, which will increase fuel efficiency and yield substantial savings for the building.

The $1.6 million CHP system installation was made possible through a $402,000 award from the New York State Energy Research and development authority (NYSERDA) as part of its shared savings program. CHP also known as cogeneration, is the simultaneous production of heat and power through a single process. It uses heat that would be wasted in conventional power generation to provide hot water and heat for parts of the building.

The newly installed unit is projected to save the building nearly $80,000 annually in utility costs and will decrease the amount of electricity demand by 30 percent.

Upper West Side NY State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal assisted the building manager and board President by navigating the project through the approval process.

For more information about partnering with NYSERDA on energy efficiency projects on the Upper West Side contact Assemblymember Rosenthal's office at 212-873-6368 rosenthal@assembly.state.ny.us

 
   Reactions:

comments

3 Responses to " Schwab House: Upper West Side Coop Goes Green "

Post a Comment

All related comments are welcome. Spam will be deleted.

 
HOME

This blog site is designed and published as a consumer service by local real estate broker to help Manhattan, New York City buyers, sellers and renters make informed real estate decisions. This site and its feeds are owned and operated by Mitchell J Hall, a NY State licensed real estate associate broker associated with The Corcoran Group and member of the Real Estate Board of New York.

Legal Disclaimer - The opinions expressed here are those of the authors and do not neccessarily reflect the opinions or policy of The Corcoran Group. This site is not the official website of The Corcoran Group or its affiliated companies, and neither The Corcoran Group nor its affiliated companies in any way warrant the accuracy of any information contained herein. Any product and/or services offered for sale on this website shall not be considered an offer to sell such goods and/or services in any state other than New York.

Legal Disclaimer - Information on this site is not intended as legal or financial advice. - All material herein is intended for information purposes only and has been complied from sources deemed reliable. Though information is believed to be correct, it is presented subject to errors, omissions, changes or withdrawal without notice. I operate a business that supports Fair Housing.“We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program which there are no barriers to obtain housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familiar status or national origin.”

© Copyright 2006 -2014 © nycBLOGestate.com © BlogEstate.nyc Al l Rights Reserved