Verizon Communications - 2012
Jason Klein helped Verizon's progress toward LEED and Energy Star goals at its 1.4-million-square-foot campus in Basking Ridge, N.J. Though the facility's lighting and HVAC have already undergone energy efficiency upgrades, Jason found additional opportunities to reduce energy use after conducting an energy audit.
He identified and recommended numerous projects, such as installing variable frequency drives and occupancy sensors in parking garages and stairwells; data center hot aisle/cold aisle containment; and swapping old bulbs with light-emitting diodes (LEDs). These projects could save the facility $2 million in net operating costs, as well as four million kilowatt hours and 3,000 metric tons of carbon emissions annually.
Klein also helped to expand Verizon’s nationwide Energy Champions program, an initiative designed to keep employees engaged in energy efficiency and affect long-term behavioral change. After developing a strategic communications plan for the initiative, he rolled out the program to an additional twenty Verizon facilities. These facilities are some of the company's largest; together they employ 37,000 workers.
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Jason Klein recommended that Verizon invest in energy efficiency projects ranging from data center hot aisle/cold aisle containment to employee engagement. In addition to affecting 37,000 Verizon employees, they could save the Verizon's Basking Ridge, N.J. campus $2 million in net operating costs and 3,000 metric tons of annual carbon emissions.