GUTCHESS LUMBER – CORTLAND, NY
Taitem completed this one year project with Gutchess Lumber Company in Cortland under New York State Energy Research Development Authority’s (NYSERDA) On Site Energy Manager (OsEM) Program. Under the program, NYSERDA provides Commercial and manufacturing facilities a cost-share of 75% (NYSERDA) to 25% (facility) to provide an Energy Manager for the site, for a one to two year period. At Gutchess Lumber, Taitem OsEM Jim Holahan helped reduce the plants energy usage by over 8%. Recommendations were made to reduce their energy usage by a total of 20% and utilize renewables and CHP in the future.
NYSERDA Case Study