NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

New York, New York


ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) is the largest hospital in New York City and one of the most comprehensive and respected university hospitals in the world. Operating five main facilities, their healthcare facilities encompass 33 buildings and 8.6 million square feet, making NYP among the top 2% of energy users in the New York City metro area. NYP is receiving ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence recognition for ongoing excellence in energy management. Key accomplishments include:

  • Reducing energy use by 2.6% in 2009, for a savings of more than $1.8 million.
  • Developing a cogeneration system at the Weill Cornell Medical Center campus, which is projected to reduce CO2 emissions by more than 27,000 tons per year and save over $6 million annually in operating costs.
  • Reducing energy use across their facilities by 10% and being recognized as an ENERGY STAR Leader.
  • Participating as a pledge driver in the Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR campaign; in 2009, NYP affiliates pedged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 10 million pounds, exceeding its goal by more than 185%.
  • Outfitting its newly constructed Coleman Tower, a residential high rise, with ENERGY STAR qualified appliances, and creating tenant guidelines for energy and water conservation.
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