Air Conditioning – Office Building, Puerto Rico

Facility

Downtown Office Facility

Location

Puerto Rico

Equipment

15 Ton York Chiller (electric)

Conditions

Summer heat–and it was noted that the equipment was deemed undersized for the square footage of the building and the heat factors to be controlled.

Savings

Despite the undersized nature of the equipment for the facility, an 11.9 percent energy reduction was noted while fully meeting the thermostat settings. The savings based on the commercial tariff of $0.20/kWh is approximately $1,000/year, and additional savings for similar buildings with properly sized equipment would be readily achieved.