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New Retroficiency Study: NYC could save millions by raising thermostat one degree

Posted by Industry News on Apr 16, 2014

In its newly released findings, AEE member Retroficiency has shown that if the more than 30,000 commercial buildings in New York City adjusted their thermostats just one degree upward in summer and one degree lower in winter, they could save up to $145 million per year. This is one of the insights from Retroficiency’s Building Genome Project - a study that does high-level assessments of publicly available data in large portfolios. The project is aimed at providing policymakers, utilities and large ESCOs with a snapshot of what is possible using its analytics. It’s first project is the New York City study. Read more here.