bplCUNY’s Building Performance Lab, a BOC Approved Provider, partnered with New York City’s DCAS to document energy management best practices initiated by front-line building operators, and showcase how individual employees can make a difference.

Each week, we will feature one of the videos for building operators nationwide to access and learn from.

Video 1-DCAS Energy Management produced this training video to introduce building operators to Turbocor compressors, a new frictionless compressor technology that is contributing to an impressive reduction in cooling system energy usage at the Manhattan Municipal Building. The video features Joe Houghton, a Senior Stationary Engineer with the NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services, who initiated the in-place rebuild of a set of centrifugal chillers, as well as integrating them into the building’s base BMS system. Joe is one of NYC’s “Heroes in the Basement.

 

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