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Press Release

The Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens Redevelopment Project

  • Date: October 17, 2022
  • Author: Pournamasi Rath, Principal
  • Category: Sustainability

Ettinger Engineering Associates (EEA) is pleased to announce the launch of a planned new Carbon Neutral‐ Ready development: The Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens Redevelopment Project.

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Technical Articles

Announcing A Four-Part Series on Buildings & Carbon-Neutrality

  • Date: May 02, 2022
  • Author: Ed Ettinger, Managing Principal
  • Category: Sustainability

Ettinger Engineering Associates (EEA) is pleased to announce a four part series revolving around building carbon emissions, how NYC’s LL97 addresses such, and what buildings can do to reduce their carbon footprint.

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Technical Series on Buildings & Carbon-Neutrality

Part 1 – Sources of Carbon Emissions from Buildings

  • Date: May 16, 2022
  • Author: Ed Ettinger, Managing Principal
  • Category: Sustainability

As we begin our journey into our four-part series we must first frame how buildings use energy and how these end uses are ultimately responsible for the emissions of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

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Technical Series on Buildings & Carbon-Neutrality

Part 2 – NYC’s LL97 as Economic Vehicle to Reduce Carbon Emissions

  • Date: June 1, 2022
  • Author: Ed Ettinger, Managing Principal
  • Category: Sustainability

With Part 1 of our series surrounding buildings and carbon neutrality under our belt, we can discuss how equivalent carbon dioxide emissions are calculated and how NYC’s Local Law 97 (LL97) has attached economic drivers to the reduction of such at a building level. Using LL97 as the focal point of iscussion, we’ll discuss how NYC has approached the subject matter.

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Technical Series on Buildings & Carbon-Neutrality

Part 3 – The ‘Right’ Way to Approach Building System Electrification

  • Date: June 20, 2022
  • Author: Ed Ettinger, Managing Principal
  • Category: Sustainability

With Parts 1 & 2 of our four-part series on buildings and carbon neutrality published, we can now discuss the ‘right’ way to approach building system electrification a little. In particular, we believe the conversation should be economically grounded as, of course, the dollars and cents of a decision are usually one of the most determinant factors. We will continue to use NYC as our test case here although commentary for other locales is included

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Case Studies

Case Study

Greenwich Club Residences

  • Date: No Date Provided
  • Author: Ettinger Enginnering Associates
  • Category: Emissions Study

As part of New York City’s Climate Mobilization Act, Local Law 97 of 2019 imposes restrictions on GHG emissions for large buildings in NYC. Greenwich Club Residences, at 88 Greenwich St. New York, a 37 storey, 466' tall, R‐2 high rise building with commercial/retail space at the ground and 2nd floor level was the focus of a detailed technical study.

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Case Study

Court Square

  • Date: No Date Provided
  • Author: Ettinger Engineering Associates
  • Category: Sustainability & Energy Efficiency

Part of the New York Buildings of Excellence program. Court Square is A High‐rise tall new construction building with commercial, marketrate rentals and condominiums which met a spectrum of Sustainability and energy efficiency targets. Winner of NYSERDA’s Buildings of Excellence Award – Round 2; receiving an Incentive award of $1M.

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Case Study

DSNY Staten Island 1/3 Garage Facility

  • Date: No Date Provided
  • Author: Ettinger Engineering Associates
  • Category: Sustainability & Energy Efficiency

CDSNY Staten Island District 1/3 Garage ‐ New Construction and Rehabilitation. The project was designed to participate in NYC’s 80x50 pilot program, meet Local Law 86, qualify for an LEED v4 BD+C Silver rating, and reduce energy cost by 25%– 30%, with spectrum of other sustainability and energy efficiency targets.p>


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