THE MILLENNIUM AND PREMIER HOTELS

 

BACKGROUND

 

The Millennium Hotel and the Premier Hotel are located side by side in the heart of Times Square, at 44th Street between 7th Ave and Avenue of the Americas. These hotels offer upscale guest rooms with a wide variety of amenities. Major challenges for the client included:

  • Building Management System (BMS) was inoperable for several years.

  • Operators had no automated controls and needed to make all adjustments manually by walking around the hotel.

  • Existing operations were very time consuming and wasteful.

 

HOW GEATAIN ENGINEERING HELPED

 

  • Investigated field conditions to determine existing condition of AHU and HVAC equipment.

  • Carefully evaluated existing HVAC infrastructure to strategically identify critical equipment.

  • Determined existing levels of ventilation in hotels.

  • Compared European Building Automation Control (BAC) Factor Method to new BMS savings calculation method.

 

BENEFITS

 

  • Over 900 labor man-hours/year saved.

  • Financing improvements at no cost to hotel.

 

CHALLENGES

 

• Existing BMS malfunctioned required operators to adjust HVAC valves and dampers

 

SOLUTIONS

 

  • Examined critical HVAC infrastructure

  • Performed exhaustive literature search to identify accepted energy savings method

  • Strategically identified most important HVAC infrastructure

 

LIFE-CYCLE SAVINGS

 

 $ 3,888,280

112 West 34th Street  |  18th Floor  |  New York, NY 10120

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