The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center, also known as the Breast & Imaging Center (BAIC), was recognized as the winner of the Building Commissioning Association (BCxA) Northeast Chapter’s 2018 Commissioning Excellence Project Award in the Ongoing Cx Category.
Every year, the BCxA recognizes projects and programs that exemplify the successful implementation of the commissioning process. The nominated projects and programs highlight superior project team performance and demonstrate the value of the commissioning process to the new construction, major renovation, existing buildings and ongoing commissioning markets.
We are proud to have been able to drive and support the MSKCC’s team ongoing commissioning efforts throughout the past 2 years and honored to work with an organization committed to achieving excellence across efficiency, reliability, and sustainability.
The Evelyn H. Lauder Breast & Imaging Center goes above and beyond the standard of care, offering patients advanced outpatient services for the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer and more. Providing leading-edge diagnostic and treatment planning services, it was critical that the BAIC continued to provide optimal patient care and comfort while optimizing facility performance. By leveraging technology and professional energy management expertise to monitor, identify and optimize performance, Edison Energy’s Virtual Enregy Management (VEM) Process ensured the BAIC’s operations were closely monitored and that any variations in performance were identified and assessed for corrective actions before unseen operating deficiencies lead to spiraling energy costs. By connecting to the Building Management Systems (BMS), VEM provided deeper insights to building operations, enabling MSKCC to achieve and maintain energy and operational savings, as well as improved occupant comfort.
Edison’s VEM and Fault Detection + Diagnostics (FDD) for the BAIC provided dashboard analysis for daily review and monthly reporting for additional root cause analysis of faults. Our team detected faulty operational factors (faults) that contributed to unnecessary energy usage by the systems, comfort, or O&M issues. Through rectifying these discovered issues – energy efficiency, reduction in kW, and improved comfort can be achieved.
Edison Energy’s distinct approach, experienced engineering personnel, and hands-on field testing, the project not only fulfilled, but exceeded MSKCC’s operational needs and expectations – proving to be an invaluable tool to the BAIC.
Congratulations to the team at BAIC and all who were involved in this monumental project.