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    ENERGY ACTION PLAN – CITY OF ITHACA

    ENERGY ACTION PLAN AND GREENHOUSE GAS INVENTORY – CITY OF ITHACA, NY Taitem Engineering conducted a greenhouse gas emissions inventory for the year 2010 and proposed actions that the City can take to reduce its emissions, including different efforts to promote energy efficiency, vehicle fuel efficiency, alternative transportation, land use planning, and other strategies. Through […] The post ENERGY ACTION PLAN – CITY OF ITHACA appeared first on Taitem Engineering, PC | Ithaca, NY | Energy Consulting, Sustainability Consulting, Design.
    Source Taitem |November 13, 2020 |

      SMITH OPERA HOUSE

      SMITH OPERA HOUSE, GENEVA NY Built in 1894, the Smith Opera House continues as one of the oldest operating performing arts theaters in the United States. The building is primarily composed of a 1,400-seat theater. There are supporting areas that include the lobby, concession areas, a dance studio and offices. There are restrooms, dressing rooms, […] The post SMITH OPERA HOUSE appeared first on Taitem Engineering, PC | Ithaca, NY | Energy Consulting, Sustainability Consulting, Design.
      Source Taitem |November 13, 2020 |

        Fall 2020 News & Updates

        Fall 2020 News & Updates [Solar] Power of Cooperation Between Cooperatives Equal Exchange, a Fair trade worker-owned cooperative providing organic coffee, tea, chocolate and other goods, is now solar powered! This 560 kW array has over 1,400 solar panels and will offset 562 tons of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) on an annual basis. This is equivalent to CO2 emissions […] The post Fall 2020 News & Updates appeared first on PV Squared.
        Source PV Squared |November 13, 2020 |

          CORNING COMMUNITY COLLEGE, HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER – CORNING, NY

          CORNING COMMUNITY COLLEGE, HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER – CORNING, NY Taitem provided code required commissioning services for a new 3-story health education center for Corning Community College. This is one of the first buildings to comply with the new code commissioning requirements. Features include a rounded sunspace on each floor and many conservation measures intended to […] The post CORNING COMMUNITY COLLEGE, HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER – CORNING, NY appeared first on Taitem Engineering, PC | Ithaca, NY | Energy Consulting, Sustainability Consulting, Design.
          Source Taitem |November 12, 2020 |

            GROTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT — JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL | ELEMENTARY SCHOOL | BUS GARAGE

            GROTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT — JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL | ELEMENTARY SCHOOL | BUS GARAGE Taitem provided commissionings services for three buildings from Groton CSD’s 2016 Capital Projects: Junior/Senior High, Elementary School, and Bus Garage. Renovations include infrastructure upgrades and the creation of a STEAM learning center. Mechanical and electric commissioning services provided for newly installed […] The post GROTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT — JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL | ELEMENTARY SCHOOL | BUS GARAGE appeared first on Taitem Engineering, PC | Ithaca, NY | Energy Consulting, Sustainability Consulting, Design.
            Source Taitem |November 12, 2020 |

              Renewable Energy and Racial Justice: How the Advent of Renewable Energy Rebuilds BIPOC communities and their Relationships to land

              It’s an understatement to say that 2020 is and will be remembered as a watershed moment in the world. In the US, an overwhelming US presidential election, a major inflection point around police brutality, and the shock of the Covid-19 pandemic have all contributed to a rising mass awareness around the foundational institutions of our... Read more The post Renewable Energy and Racial Justice: How the Advent of Renewable Energy Rebuilds BIPOC communities and their Relationships to land appeared first on ReVision Energy.
              Source Revision Energy |November 12, 2020 |

                Renewable Energy and Racial Justice: How the Advent of Renewable Energy Rebuilds BIPOC communities and their Relationships to land

                This month’s contributor is Lawrence Stephen Early IV (he/him/his). Lawrence is a queer, black, and disabled engineer who centers his work on sustainability, mental health, justice, systemic inequality, and improving life for all living beings. During his time as an undergraduate, he focused primarily on global energy infrastructure and water security, along with studying and shifting sustainability... Read more The post Renewable Energy and Racial Justice: How the Advent of Renewable Energy Rebuilds BIPOC communities and their Relationships to land appeared first on ReVision Energy.
                Source Revision Energy |November 12, 2020 |

                  YMCA ITHACA

                  YMCA ITHACA – ITHACA, NY The YMCA asked Taitem to investigate energy efficiency opportunities when considering arenovation project for their building. Our team conducted an energy audit, analyzed building energy use, conducted energy charette meetings and prepared reports for the Green Jobs Green NY and the Tompkins Business Energy Advisor incentive programs. The swimming pool […] The post YMCA ITHACA appeared first on Taitem Engineering, PC | Ithaca, NY | Energy Consulting, Sustainability Consulting, Design.
                  Source Taitem |November 12, 2020 |

                    LIVERPOOL CSD CHESTNUT HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – LIVERPOOL, NY

                    LIVERPOOL CSD CHESTNUT HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – LIVERPOOL, NY Taitem provided energy consulting services including energy modeling to fulfill requirements for the 179D Tax deduction for the renovation of this elementary school. Our team generated a proposed energy model with the as-built building and mechanical system parameters using design documents and specifications and created a […] The post LIVERPOOL CSD CHESTNUT HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – LIVERPOOL, NY appeared first on Taitem Engineering, PC | Ithaca, NY | Energy Consulting, Sustainability Consulting, Design.
                    Source Taitem |November 12, 2020 |

                      LIBRARY PLACE

                      LIBRARY PLACE – ITHACA, NY Library Place is an active adult residence on the site of the former Tompkins County library with sixty-six, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. The site includes a restaurant, community room, courtyard gardens, workout facilities and a warming pool Taitem provided energy consulting services including testing and verification and documentation to […] The post LIBRARY PLACE appeared first on Taitem Engineering, PC | Ithaca, NY | Energy Consulting, Sustainability Consulting, Design.
                      Source Taitem |November 12, 2020 |

                        6 Ways Your HERS Rater Can Help You Build a Better 2021

                        There is a chill in the air, the leaves have changed and the clocks rolled back….  That can only mean one thing — It’s Q4! While Q4 brings fall nostalgia and anticipation for holidays with friends and family, it often comes with an increased workload as we rush to meet end of year goals.  Despite […] Source
                        Source Southern Energy Management |November 11, 2020 |

                          ALCOHOL AND DRUG COUNCIL OF TOMPKINS COUNTY

                          ALCOHOL AND DRUG COUNCIL OF TOMPKINS COUNTY – ITHACA, NY This building was converted to an open access detox center with a treatment capacity of 40 patients. Taitem performed an energy audit under NYSERDA’s Commercial Tenant Program to analyze the building’s energy consumption and to find facility improvement measures. Recommendations included installing low flow devices, […] The post ALCOHOL AND DRUG COUNCIL OF TOMPKINS COUNTY appeared first on Taitem Engineering, PC | Ithaca, NY | Energy Consulting, Sustainability Consulting, Design.
                          Source Taitem |November 11, 2020 |