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OhioGovOBA Frank J. Lausche State Office Building
615 W. Superior Av.
Cleveland, OH 44113
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The ENERGY STAR Building Showcase Program at the Frank J. Lausche State Office Building in Cleveland, Ohio is a shining example of how integrated engineering can optimize the operating efficiency of a building.

The results of the ENERGY STAR Building Showcase Program at the Lausche Building have been impressive. Based on actual utility billing data, the Lausche Building experienced a 42.4 percent reduction in electricity usage (kWh), a 38.3 percent reduction in kW demand, and an overall energy usage reduction of 32.1 percent (including electricity, gas, and district steam).

With an overall annual energy cost reduction of $338,500 (35.8 percent) and at a cost of $1,806,350, the program will yield a simple payback of 5.34 years for the OBA.





Please note: Narrative information in this profile has been provided by Ohio Building Authority 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.

Service Provider:
Osborn Engineering

Building Owner:*
Ohio Building Authority

Property Manager:*
Jones Lang LaSalle

Year(s) Labeled (Rating):
1999 (75)
2010 (94)

Facility Type: Office

Total Floorspace: 458000 sf

Year Constructed: 1979

Contract Type: Multiple Contractor Contracts
Financing Type: Public Bond

Technologies Used:
   Stage 1-Recommissioning
   Stage 2-Lighting
   Stage 3-Load Reductions
   Stage 4-Fan Systems
   Stage 5-Heating and Cooling Plant