Air Conditioning – Puerto Rico
Downtown Office Facility
15 Ton York Chiller (electric)
Summer heat–and it was noted that the equipment was deemed undersized for the square footage of the building and the heat factors to be controlled.
Despite the undersized nature of the equipment for the facility, an 11.9 percent energy reduction was noted while fully meeting the thermostat settings. The savings based on the commercial tariff of $0.20/kWh is approximately $1,000/year, and additional savings for similar buildings with properly sized equipment would be readily achieved.