Specialty Climate Change and Environment Consulting

Energy Assessments

  • NYC LL 84 and 87  rule compliance, including ASHRAE Level I, II, and III energy audits and retro commissioning
  • Develop smart strategies that will reduce costs and make sure you are getting your money's worth in properly working equipment
  • Energy conservation plans
  • Energy efficiency and demand reduction upgrades
  • Develop multiple options to reduce energy use with costs, ROI, and benefits

Corporate Sustainability / "Green" Programs"

  • Pre-planning of in-house program, saving you much money and aggravation and raising chances of timely success
  • Evaluate current energy, water usage, impacts, and waste management
  • Green building assessment and gap analysis
  • Plan out the necessary steps and evaluate barriers to success
  • Develop multiple options to reduce usages, impacts with costs, ROI, benefits
  • Develop reports to different stakeholder groups highlighting program 
  • Prepare proper communication reports to stakeholders
  • Manage implementation of selected options and M&V to record effectiveness of upgrades

Carbon Footprint

  • Plan baseline GHG emission inventory (carbon footprinting) effort
  • Develop easy-to-use raw data collection sheets
  • Collect data and ensure it meets high quality standards
  • Calculate GHG emissions using approved methodology
  • Develop high-level report documenting methods and results

GHG Emission Reduction Strategies

  • Use baseline inventory to select cost-effective GHG emissions reduction strategies (“low hanging fruit”)
  • Energy assessments to develop workable strategies
  • Energy efficiency upgrades
  • Develop multiple options to reduce GHG emissions with costs, ROI, and benefits
  • Manage implementation of selected options and record reductions

Environmental / Air Compliance

  • Perform technical assessment of environmental compliance status
  • Perform toxics and air emission inventory
  • Manage stack tests and air monitoring programs
  • Determine cost-effective strategies for compliance, including APC design
  • Preparation of air permits to give facility maximum operating flexibility
  • Air monitoring plans to allow independent determination of compliance
  • Regulatory agency negotiations

CASE STUDIES

Climate Change & Environmental Services (CCES) managed construction management and environmental permitting for East River Housing (ERH) Corporation for operating a boiler house to provide heat and hot water to several apartment buildings with over 2,700 units, combusting over 2 million gallons of No. 6 fuel oil annually..

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