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Final Report NYC Building Energy Analysis for PUI2017 Extra Credit  <Tarek Arafat, tma353, tma353>
  • Tarek Arafat
Tarek Arafat
New York University (NYU)
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Abstract

An analysis of energy benchmarking data for multi-family housing in the energy-stressed Consolidated Edison delivery territory known as the Brooklyn Queens Demand Management (BQDM) zone, shows some zip codes with exceedingly high energy use intensity (EUI > 100 kBTU/SF). Because multi-family housing is the most numerous and largest energy using building type within New York. The BQDM area is in need of energy efficiency to provide energy load relief to avoid blackouts. Preventing loss of power posses a significant security and equity impetus to target energy efficiency incentives to the zip codes of 11216 and 11207.