RAMADA EASTSIDE

 

BACKGROUND

 

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.

 

BENEFITS

 

  • Financing improvements at no cost to hotel.

  • Switching to biofuel provides more clean, sustainable and environmentally friendly heating.

 

CHALLENGES

 

• Deteriorated infrastructure, antiquated equipment, high energy bills

 

SOLUTIONS

 

• Heating controls

• Boiler replacement

• Water heater installation

• Biofuel alternative fuel

• Motor replacement

 

LIFE-CYCLE SAVINGS

 

$ 4,221,200

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

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