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Grand Baldwin
655 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45202
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The Grand Baldwin, a landmark structure in Cincinnati, is not only known for its elegance but also its superior energy efficiency. Originally built over a half century ago as the home of the world-renowned Baldwin Piano Company, this stately 250,000 square foot, nine-floor, Class A red brick structure was tastefully renovated 1987 and presents an environment that is luxurious, distinctive, centrally located and equipped with amenities for maximum productivity.

ENERGY STAR certification for the Grand Baldwin required extensive retrofitting of the building lighting and HVAC infrastructure.  In 2004, 100% of the existing T-12 fluorescent lamps were replaced with T-8 lamps and incandescent bulbs were replaced with high-efficiency compact fluorescent lamps.  In 2006, Yaskawa variable frequency drives were installed on the building's two cooling towers.  In 2007, Yaskawa variable frequency drives were installed on all seventeen air handler units.  Additionally, the building uses an energy management system to monitor energy demand and reduce it where possible by establishing equipment operation times so that there is an optimal balance between energy savings and tenant needs.

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Please note: Narrative information in this profile has been provided by CPX Commercial Properties LLC or a representative of this facility. Other building information was verified and submitted to EPA at the time of application. Building energy performance, operating characteristics, and ownership/management may be subject to change over time.

Building Owner:*
CPX Commercial Properties LLC

Property Manager:*
Colliers Turley Martin Tucker in partnership with Corporex

Year(s) Labeled (Rating):
2007 (85)
2008 (85)

Facility Type: Office

Total Floorspace: 238850 sf

Year Constructed: 1922

Contract Type: None

Technologies Used:
   Stage 1-Recommissioning
   Stage 2-Lighting
   Stage 5-Heating and Cooling Plant
   Other Technologies/Strategies

For More Info:
Rod Crousey
Cincinnati, OH 45224
513-561-2271
rcrousey@thermaltech.com