Continental Plaza Makes Strong Commitment to Energy Conservation

March 2011

Continental Plaza, a 34-floor, high-rise building in Columbus, Ohio, will undergo an energy analysis using advanced submetering and energy dashboards to discover options to reduce its energy usage. The Continental Plaza

Gary Robinson, facilities performance engineer for Four Seasons Environmental, Inc., explains that the energy audit included reviewing all of the facility's energy usage within the building and analyzing where the energy is being used. "We then provided them a list of alternatives to help them reduce their energy usage."

Following the implementation of some of the recommendations in the energy analysis, Gary notes that the management plans to look into applying for ENERGY STAR certification.

"The Continental Plaza staff is extremely dedicated to improving its energy status," says Gary. "With the help of their insight and commitment, we were able to find a number of ways to make the Continental Plaza a more energy-efficient building."