Balancing 1 Pipe Steam System

This report has been prepared by Energy Investment Systems, Inc. for Waters Edge Seven Hundred Shore Road, Inc., a cooperatively owned apartment building located at 700 Shore Road in the City of Long Beach, Nassau County, New York State. Energy Investment Systems, Inc. was retained by Waters Edge to survey the steam distribution system at […]


EIS Sustainability Audit Uncovers $750,000 Billing Irregularity

An EIS Sustainability Audit performed for the Leonori Condominium on Manhattan’s Upper East Side revealed uncommonly high electricity charges for the building’s public spaces. Investigating further, EIS found the culprit to be a subsidiary of cell phone giant AT&T. The company had rented cell tower space on the building roof since 1992 but never got […]


It’s that time of year again – benchmarking deadline May 1, 2016

EIS can assist your building to meet annual energy benchmarking requirements that went into effect last year. Required of all buildings 50,000 square feet or larger, the benchmarking reports are helping to build a database on energy consumption citywide. More importantly for you and your building, value-added EIS benchmarking reports provide the information you need […]


Green Jobs/Green NY Financing

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) launched its Green Jobs/Green NY Financing Program earlier in 2011. Designed to assist multifamily buildings with implementing energy efficient upgrades, the program works alongside NYSERDA’s Multifamily Performance Program (MPP). Buildings must complete an Energy Reduction Plan (ERP) through the MPP, which identifies cost-effective energy efficiency […]


Con Ed Increases C&I Natural Gas Rebates

Con Edison recently increased available rebates for HVAC installations through its Commercial & Industrial Program. The program’s goal is to encourage the installation of energy efficiency measures in existing facilities – both in kiloWatts (electricity) and therms (natural gas). Targeted at Con Edison commercial and industrial customers, the program is available to multifamily buildings that […]

EIS is Approved Partner of the Con Ed Commercial & Industrial Program

Perhaps the only task more daunting than choosing between the multitude of incentive programs available is finding a partner to work with. Luckily, many incentive programs develop lists of companies that have demonstrated proficiency in facilitating energy efficient improvements. EIS has been an approved partner for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority […]

EIS Petitions PSC to Create New Renewable Resource

EIS, in partnership with the C.V. Starr Foundation at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Scinece and Art, has submitted a petition to New York’s Public Service Commission to include regenerative drives as a renewable resource in the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS). Regenerative drives, or regen, as it is called in the industry, capture […]

City and State Heating Fuel Rules & Legislation: When does your building need to convert

There are several relevant laws and regulations at the City and State level that impact the use of heating fuel in New York City. Governor Paterson first signed an amendment requiring that all #2 heating oil have sulfur levels at or below 15 parts per million by 2012. By October 2012 all heating oil must […]

NYSERDA Incentivizes Oil to Natural Gas Conversions

A new NYSERDA incentive program, the Multifamily Carbon Emissions Reduction Program (MCERP), launched April 1, 2011, will provide incentives for buildings that reduce their carbon footprint by converting from #6 oil to #2 oil, natural gas, biodiesel, or steam.  Multifamily buildings (5 units or larger) that currently burn #6 oil are eligible to apply to […]

Building Energy Benchmarking Local Law 84

New York City Local Law 84 – Energy Benchmarking All New York City buildings over 50,000 square feet, or buildings on the same lot or condo board totaling 100,000 square feet, are required to submit an annual energy benchmark each May 1. The benchmarking requirement (Local Law 84) is a part of New York City’s […]