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Inside One Bryant Park's Co-Generation Power Plant

Michelle Young, Untapped Cities Summary One Bryant Park, the first high-rise building to reach LEED Platinum certification ever, is a tower of fun facts. The Durst Organization that built and runs One Bryant Park has not been shy with unique initiatives, like making honey from rooftop bee...

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Tecogen Sells Microgrid System to New York Nursing Home

Accesswire Summary Tecogen Inc. ( TGEN ), a clean energy company providing ultra-efficient, clean, natural gas-powered on-site power, heating, and cooling equipment, is pleased to announce the turnkey sale of a 375 kW microgrid enabled cogeneration system for a nursing home located in...

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Innovas Technologies to Optimize Cooling Energy Efficiency at Empire State Building

Press Release CORALVILLE, IA – April 5, 2019 – Innovas Technologies announced today it will supply Helios Tube Cleaning System® automatic tube cleaning system technology to optimize the energy efficiency of air conditioning systems at the Empire State Building in New York City. The...

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Climate Action Planning and Achieving 30% Reduction at Cooper Union

Summary The Cooper Union committed to the “NYC Carbon Challenge” which is a voluntary partnership between the NYC Mayor’s Office and leaders in the city who have committed to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by 30% or more over ten years. Cooper Union partnered with Smith Engineering and...


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Cities Sign Up To Zero-Carbon Buildings By 2030

Mike Scott, Forbes New York is among the cities pledging all new buildings will be zero-carbon by 2030. Photographer: Timothy Fadek/Bloomberg Summary New buildings in 19 global cities, including London, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Tokyo and Paris, will have zero emissions by...

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Con Edison CEO: Smart Meters, Technology and Renewables Will Improve Service to Customers

Press Release, Globe Newswire NEW YORK, May 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Consolidated Edison, Inc., (Con Edison) (NYSE: ED ) Chairman and CEO John McAvoy told a shareholder audience that smart meters, technology investments, and increased integration of renewables will improve service to...

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Robotics: SMART Robot Steam Mains & Inspection Technology

Summary Presented at IDEA's Campus Energy Conference Distribution Workshop March 5, 2018. Speakers Dowlatram Somrah, Consolidated Edison of New York #CampusEnergyConference #ConferenceProceeding #2018 #Workshop #ThermalDistribution #ConsolidatedEdisonofNewYork #Robotics ...


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ConEd's hybrid service model for large microgrid could become standard

Robert Walton, Utility Dive Summary It's not quite Burger King, but Consolidated Edison wants customers to have it their way. And driven by new technologies, economic development, and policies from the state, large projects in New York City may have increasing control over their electricity...

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Amazon picks 20 finalists for its second headquarters

Kaya Yurieff, CNN Tech Summary But the list isn't exactly short. The 20 potential cities are Atlanta; Austin; Boston; Chicago; Columbus, Ohio; Dallas; Denver; Indianapolis; Los Angeles; Miami; Montgomery County, Maryland; Nashville; Newark; New York City; Northern Virginia; Philadelphia...

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Building Resiliency Task Force Report

Summary The Building Resiliency Task Force Report provides 33 actionable proposals for making New York buildings and residents better prepared for the next extreme weather event. Convened in 2013 at the request of the City of New York following Superstorm Sandy, 200-plus task force...