MALVERN SCHOOL DISTRICT
Malvern Union Free School District is located in Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York. The Board hired Geatain Engineering to reduce its energy consumption and carbon footprint while maximizing efficiency. Following are the major challenges for the district:
Old equipment required constant maintenance.
Inadequate building insulation levels.
Lack of automatic control system.
HOW GEATAIN ENGINEERING HELPED
Geatain Engineering implemented the following step by step analysis:
Whole building analysis to understand existing equipment and associated deficiencies.
Meeting with Operation Manager and staff to understand current operations and equipment reliability.
Reviewed mechanical and electrical system design, installed condition, maintenance practice, and operating methods.
Identified low cost and no cost improvements and associated savings.
Reviewed all measures with operation manager and staff to select most practical improvements with maximum return.
In-depth review of existing operations revealed hidden opportunities.
Strategic approach to focus on most practical solutions.
Determined highest energy loads to drive evaluation focus.
• Limited budget, historical routines and deteriorated equipment
• Advanced Controls
• Computer load savings
• LED Savings
• Mechanical Savings
• Thermographic scans
• Networked programmable thermostats