recent energy projects

Quality assurance consultants for all of New York State’s multifamily performance programs, including existing buildings and new construction, with approximately 176 thousand apartments in 4,300 buildings. Review of energy reduction plans. Inspection of completed projects. Assistance to over 50 consultants statewide. Development of technical guidance for specific energy improvements. Training in energy conservation and quality assurance. Responsible for quality control for incentives totaling $125 million. 2007-present.

Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority, Toledo, OH. Energy Performance Contract Consultant for public housing authority. 2011–2012.

City of Ithaca, NY. Greenhouse gas survey to support municipal energy action plan by assessing the city government’s GHG emissions for the year 2010 and identifying potential actions to advance the City’s efforts to reach its 2016 GHG reduction goal. Also includes an overview of community-wide emissions. 2012.

Central Fire Station, Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy study, including eQuest model for 17,500 SF fire house with vehicle bays, offices, and dormitory. 2012.

Pop Whalen Arena, Wolfeboro, NH. Comprehensive energy study, including benchmarking, for 63,000 indoor ice-skating facility. 2012.
Cayuga Ski and Cyclery, Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy study for a 4,900 SF retail establishment. 2012.

EcoVillage FROG Common House, Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy study for 5,000 SF community building with kitchen, dining room, laundry room, offices, and common spaces. 2012.

Dryden Veterans Memorial Home, Dryden, NY. Comprehensive energy study for 10,000 SF facility with bar, dining room, kitchen, offices, and other common spaces. 2012.

Cascadilla Commons, Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy study for 3,800 SF office building. 2012.

Purity Ice Cream, Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy study for 6,000 SF building with retail area, commercial bakery, and offices. 2012.

Cornell Daily Sun, Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy study for 9,000 SF office building. 2012.

Northstar House, Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy study for 3,000 SF restaurant. 2012.

First Unitarian Society of Ithaca, Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy study for 6,900 SF building housing a preschool, community spaces, and offices; and for 13,000 SF church with adjunct classrooms and offices. 2012.

Serviente Glass Studio, Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy study for 4,000 SF building with glass-making studio, offices, and apartment. 2012.

The Village Eatery, Moravia, NY. Comprehensive energy study for 1,000 SF restaurant. 2012.

Elmira Savings Bank, Elmira, NY. Comprehensive energy study for two
bank branch offices: 1,925 SF bank building in West Elmira and 5,990 SF building in Big Flats. 2012.

Seal and Serpent Society, Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy study for 12,000 SF fraternity house associated with Cornell University. 2012.

308 North Cayuga Street, Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy study for 3,000 SF office building. 2012.

Town Hall, Dryden, NY. Comprehensive energy study for 11,800 SF building. 2012.

Autumn Leaves Books, Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy study for 10,000 SF independent downtown bookstore. 2012.

Arc of Schuyler, Watkins Glen, NY. Comprehensive energy study for 5,850 SF office building for not-for-profit agency. 2012. Comprehensive energy study for 21,640 SF building with offices, meeting space, and light manufacturing space. 2011.

Freeville Fire Department, Freeville, NY. Comprehensive energy study for 8,100 SF fire station with vehicle bays and office space. 2012.

Varna Community Center, Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy study for 3,800 SF community center with commercial kitchen. 2011.

U.S. Department of Energy/ Advanced Energy Corporation / Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. Participation on panel as subject-matter expert on advanced HVAC design to develop standard work specifications to serve as a base standard for the nation. 2011.

Benchmarking Pilot. Taitem Engineering was selected to perform energy studies for large multifamily and commercial buildings as part of a NYSERDA pilot program. Building energy use was benchmarked using EPA Portfolio Manager. Operational and maintenance improvements, emphasizing low-cost/no-cost energy-saving improvements were evaluated and recommended.

NYS Department of Homes and Community Renewal, Weatherization Assistance Program. Technical consultant and training provider for NYS DHCR WAP and partner agencies. Performed over 40 comprehensive energy audits for low-income housing complexes throughout New York.

NYSERDA Agriculture Energy Efficiency Program. Energy audits conducted at over 25 agricultural establishments throughout New York State, including dairies, nurseries, vineyards, and farms. 2011.

Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Scotia, NY. Comprehensive energy study including investigating the thermal performance of the facility using energy modeling for 140,000-SF, 262-bed long-term residential and short-term rehabilitation center. 2011.

Parc Vendome Condominium, New York, NY. Energy benchmarking and operational improvement recommendations for four-building, 600,500 SF residential complex in midtown Manhattan. 2011.

Hudson View Gardens, New York, NY. Energy benchmarking and operational improvement recommendations for 15-building, 450,000 SF cooperative apartment complex in Manhattan. 2011.

225 Park Place, Brooklyn, NY. Energy benchmarking and operational improvement recommendations for 20,000 SF apartment building. 2011.

200-206 Marcy Place, Bronx, NY. Energy benchmarking and operational improvement recommendations for 54,700 SF apartment building. 2011.

219 E. 196 Street, Bronx, NY. Energy benchmarking and operational improvement recommendations for 55,000 SF apartment building with 128 apartments and six commercial units. 2011.

355 E. 187 Street, Bronx, NY. Energy benchmarking and operational improvement recommendations for 132,700 SF apartment building. 2011.

1185 Lebanon Street, Bronx, NY. Energy benchmarking and operational improvement recommendations for 73,000 SF mixed-use building with 75 apartments and six retail units. 2011.

1192 Walton Avenue, Bronx, NY. Energy benchmarking and operational improvement recommendations for 59,500 SF mixed-use building with 51 apartments and four commercial units. 2011.

1230-1236 Sheridan Avenue, Bronx, NY. Energy benchmarking and operational improvement recommendations for 116,600 SF, two-building apartment complex. 2011.

2195 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY. Energy benchmarking and operational improvement recommendations for 68,000 SF mixed-use building with 55 apartments and eight commercial units. 2011.

2232-34 Davidson Avenue, Bronx, NY. Energy benchmarking and operational improvement recommendations for 51,000 SF apartment building. 2011.

2454 Tiebout Avenue, Bronx, NY. Energy benchmarking and operational improvement recommendations for 67,600 SF mixed-use building with 71 apartments and five commercial units. 2011.

4191-99 Broadway, Bronx, NY. Energy benchmarking and operational improvement recommendations for 84,318 SF mixed-use building with 45 apartments and nine commercial units. 2011.

Town of Catherine, Odessa, NY. Comprehensive energy audit for town highway department building. 2011.

Phi Delta Theta, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy audit for 20,000 SF campus fraternity house. 2011.

Town of Owasco, New York. Comprehensive energy audits for several municipal buildings, including highway department, water treatment facility, and town hall. 2011.

Casella Waste, Newfield, NY. . Comprehensive energy audit for 35,500 SF solid waste collection and transfer facility. 2011.

Cayuga Ski and Cyclery, Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy audit for downtown retail establishment. 2011.

Homer Congregational Church, Homer, NY. Studies regarding heating-cost reduction strategy and envelope improvements for historic church building. 2011.

Rogues Harbor Inn, Lansing, New York. Comprehensive energy audit for inn and restaurant in historic building. 2011.

Carol Bushberg Real Estate, Ithaca, NY. . Comprehensive energy audit for small business. 2011.

Visiting Nurse Service of Ithaca and Tompkins County, Ithaca, NY. . Comprehensive energy audit for healthcare agency. 2011.

Dr. Pancaldo Office, Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy audit for professional offices. 2011.

Cayuga Lake Cruises, Ithaca, NY. . Comprehensive energy audit for building with commercial kitchen, bar, and offices. 2011.

Trumansburg Family Health Center, Trumansburg, NY. . Comprehensive energy audit for professional offices. 2011.

Alternatives Federal Credit Union, Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy audit for 17,000 SF credit union building. 2011.

Town of Wayne Town Hall, Wayne, NY . Comprehensive energy audit for municipal building. 2011.

Student Agencies Inc. , Ithaca, NY. Comprehensive energy audit for offices in 23,000 SF building, and apartments in three buildings. 2011.

St. Mary’s Church, Elmira, NY. Comprehensive energy audits for school, gymnasium, rectory, and church. 2011.

Kitchen Theater, Ithaca, NY. Technical assistance and sustainability consulting through NYSERDA’s New Construction Program. 2011.

SUNY Fredonia Science Technology Building. Energy modeling and technical assistance through NYSERDA’s New Construction Program. 2011.

Snofarm, Brooktondale, NY. Comprehensive energy audit for a farm consisting of an air barn, a milking barn, and a milk refrigeration tank room. 2011.

Kraft Foods, Walton, NY. Evaluation of industrial processes at large commercial diary processing plant through the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute’s Lean Energy and Environment initiative. 2010

Wonton Foods, Long Island City, NY. Evaluation of industrial processes for the largest manufacturer of fortune cookies in the U.S., producing four million cookies per day, through the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute’s Lean Energy and Environment initiative. 2010

Kennedy Valve, Elmira, NY. Evaluation of industrial processes for cast-iron valve and fire hydrant manufacturer through the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute’s Lean Energy and Environment initiative.

Endicott Interconnect Technologies, Endicott, NY. Evaluation of industrial processes for printed circuit board manufacturer through the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute’s Lean Energy and Environment initiative. 2010.

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