NEW CONSTRUCTION: CORNELL TECH CAMPUS GEOTHERMAL DESIGN HIGHLIGHT
Cutting-edge building technologies and sustainable design were employed to keep in line with the prestigious Cornell Tech’s education and environmental mission for building its new campus.
The Bloomberg Center is the main academic building that was able to achieve Net-Zero energy certification with a geothermal well design. The closed-loop ground source system was installed underneath the building with 80 boreholes drilled to 400 feet deep. This system provides 265 tons of cooling and is all-electric.
Client: Cornell Tech at 2 W Loop Rd, New York, NY 10044
Capital Structure: Client self-funded
Benefits: All-electric heating and cooling with low loads
Decarbonization: Net Zero Energy Certified
Brightcore Team Member: Dave Hermantin, VP of Renewable Heating & Cooling