Energy – World’s Tallest Passive House

1) The problem is Energy.  CO2 is generated by natural gas and contributes to global warming.

 

2)

Article title – World’s Tallest Passive House Breaks Ground on Roosevelt Island

Website name – The New York Times

Website link – http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/14/realestate/worlds-tallest-passive-house-breaks-ground-on-roosevelt-island.html?ref=topics&_r=0

Name of technology/brand – geothermal

What the technology does – Geothermal harnesses the heat retained in the earth to create energy.

How the technology addresses the problem – The technology will reduce the building’s reliance on natural gas.

 

3) Stakeholders that will need to use the technology include Cornell Tech facility managers and the installers/maintenance team from the geothermal company.

 

4) Three steps to deploying this technology include:

Step 1 – Determining a budget

Step 2 – Determining a timeline

Step 3 – Discuss options with vendors

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One thought on “Energy – World’s Tallest Passive House

  1. Construction of the world’s tallest Passive House just started in June! The 26-story residential building will be located on the new Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island and will house students, faculty, and staff. This building is expected to use 70% less energy than a conventional high rise!

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