NYSERDA Recognizes 8 Engineering Firms and Agencies for Achievements in Energy Efficiency in Multifamily Buildings

Awards from NYSERDA’s Multifamily Performance Program Honor Outstanding Results in Energy Savings for New Construction and Existing Buildings

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recognized eight engineering firms and community-service agencies for their outstanding energy-saving projects through the Authority’s Multifamily Performance Program (MPP).

Partners in the program-energy professionals focused on improving multifamily building performance-earned the awards for projects that exceeded the MPP minimum energy savings target of 15 percent. The projects demonstrate efforts to support New York’s electricity and fuel reduction goals.

The objective of each project is to maximize energy efficiency in multifamily buildings to lower energy costs while improving the health and comfort of residents. With a portfolio of programs and incentives available to owners, condo/co-op boards and developers, the Multifamily Performance Program provides opportunities to gain access to NYSERDA, technical assistance, funding and low-cost financing to implement energy efficiency measures.

“Multifamily buildings are large users of energy, and therefore there are many opportunities to implement energy savings measures,” said Francis J. Murray Jr., President and CEO of NYSERDA. “Congratulations to these winners for developing exceptional projects that go above and beyond the program requirements. The improvements applied to multifamily buildings have an important impact on energy use and the environment in the state.”
The winning partners and the awards presented include:

PEACE Inc. (Syracuse):

* Gold Partner Excellence Award (Existing Building) for highest actual energy savings for three completed projects.
* Bronze Outstanding Savings Award (Existing Building) for exceptional energy savings in a single project.

L&S Energy Services (Albany):

* Silver Outstanding Savings Award (Existing Building) for exceptional energy savings in a single project.

Malcarne Contracting Inc. (Rhinebeck):

* Silver Outstanding Savings Award (New Construction) for exceptional energy savings in a single project.
* Bronze Outstanding Savings Award (New Construction) for exceptional energy savings in a single project.

CJ Brown Energy P.C. (Buffalo):

* Gold Outstanding Savings Award (Existing Building) for exceptional energy savings in a single project.
* Silver Partner Excellence Award (Existing Building) for highest actual energy savings for three completed projects.
* Silver Partner Excellence Award (New Construction) for highest projected energy savings for three completed projects.

Buffalo Energy Inc. (Buffalo):

* Technical Merit Award for consistently high quality work in the Multifamily Performance Program.
* Bronze Partner Excellence Award (Existing Building) for the highest actual energy savings for three completed projects.

Steven Winter Associates Inc. (NYC):
* Gold Outstanding Savings Award (New Construction) for exceptional energy savings in a single project.

* Gold Partner Excellence Award (New Construction) for highest projected energy savings for 3 completed projects.

Community Environmental Center (NYC):

* Service Merit Award for dedication and commitment providing energy services to the multifamily market.

Association for Energy Affordability (NYC):

* Comprehensive Approach Award for developing the most varied work scope on a per unit basis in a single project.

Source: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority ( NYSERDA)

For more information about the Multifamily Performance Program, please visit: http://nyserda.ny.gov/en/Program-Areas/Energy-Efficiency-and-Renewable-Programs/Multifamily-Performance-Program.aspx

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