The Hotel @ New York City -161 Lexington Avenue is a well-maintained building, however normal wear and tear through the years has led to escalating energy consumption. Major challenges for the 161 Lexington included:
Deteriorating equipment, operating past its useful life.
90 HP low pressure steam boiler, using No. 2 fuel oil, running long past its useful life.
HOW GEATAIN ENGINEERING HELPED
Geatain Engineering implemented the following step by step analysis:
Spoke with operating staff to understand building infrastructure.
Surveyed building to understand existing equipment operations and limitations.
Compared available energy conservation measures to existing building equipment and operations.
Brainstormed several thoughtful and innovative solutions.
Verified applicability of measures to building equipment.
Determined capital costs and savings.
Financing improvements at no cost to hotel.
Switching to biofuel provides more clean, sustainable and environmentally friendly heating.
• Deteriorated infrastructure, antiquated equipment, high energy bills
• Heating controls
• Boiler replacement
• Water heater installation
• Biofuel alternative fuel
• Motor replacement