” ‘They used Local Law 87 as a catalyst to really move forward,’ says Michael Scorrano, managing director at the energy-services company EN-POWER GROUP, which performed work at 110 Riverside Drive.

… Also as part of the retro-commissioning angle, EN-POWER will perform a programming change on the boiler to reduce the overnight temperature by one degree. That work will cost only about $1,000, but just that one degree will save the building $2,500 annually.

‘Retro-commissioning is not supposed to be a major item,’ [Scorrano] says. ‘It’s about tweaking things and making sure that they work the way they should.’ “

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