Eileen Fisher Warehouse, Secaucus, NJ
Mechanical Construction – HVAC Installation & Commissioning Services
Improved employee health, comfort and morale; increased productivity; better customer service; lower facilities operating costs; on-time, on-budget project completion despite a demanding schedule; optimization of investment through follow-up mechanical HVAC commissioning.
HVAC INSTALLATION OBJECTIVES
Commercial HVAC installation services to improve employee comfort in a warehouse prone to very high summer temperatures.
MECHANICAL CONSTRUCTION SERVICE SOLUTIONS
Recognizing the high cost of installing warehouse air conditioning systems, this client turned to EMCOR Services New York/New Jersey for alternatives. In response, the company proposed an innovative, cost-saving option. Taking advantage of a concept known as "breeze cooling," EMCOR Services NY/NJ installed large, airfoil fans above the warehouse's high-traffic areas. With blades 18 feet in diameter, the fans deliver a strong downdraft of 1.1-million cubic feet of airflow per minute, reducing the perceived temperature as much as 10 degrees. And by completing the mechanical construction service project on a very tight schedule, the company enabled the client to avoid another summer of discomfort for its employees.
This commercial breeze cooling service approach also provided some cool savings. Whereas air-conditioning would have cost an estimated $500,000 to install and approximately $35,000 a year to operate, EMCOR's heating and cooling solution priced out at just $110,000 to install with estimated annual operating costs of $5,000.
Finally, as a value-added mechanical service, EMCOR Services New York/New Jersey performed follow-up seasonal mechanical commissioning to adjust the HVAC system and ensure that both the client and its employees obtain full value from the EMCOR solution.
EILEEN FISHER WAREHOUSE BACKGROUND
Eileen Fisher, Inc. is a privately owned women's apparel design company. It markets its designs nationwide in 35 retail stores, as well as department and specialty stores. The company's reputation for retail excellence is matched by its commitment to values such as social consciousness and employee well-being. For three consecutive years, HR Magazine selected Eileen Fisher as one of the "Best 25 Medium-Sized Companies to Work for in America."