BY GREG REINERT
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
TRENTON â€“ Today, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approved energy efficiency incentives totaling over $1.3 million for installation of energy conservation technologies at the New Prudential Tower in Newark, NJ. The measures are expected to result in energy savings of $646,898 annually.
Viridian Energy and Environmental utilized the incentives available through New Jerseyâ€™s Clean Energy Programâ„˘ (NJCEP) Pay for Performance program on behalf of The Prudential Insurance Company of America. They will incorporate efficiency technologies into the 765,708 square foot New Prudential Towerâ€™s construction including LED and fluorescent interior lighting fixtures, lighting occupancy sensors, high efficiency boilers, daylight dimming sensors, high efficiency chillers, regenerative braking on elevators, improved wall insulation, exterior louvers for self-shading and other measures.