Three New York organizations reduce operating costs with Capstone Combined Heating and Power turbine systems from GEM Energy

Three New York organizations in different industries are saving money and reducing emissions with Capstone combined heating and power turbine systems from GEM Energy. Syracuse VA Medical Center; Owens Corning's Delmar insulation plant in Feura Bush; and Harbec Inc.'s plastics manufacturing facility in Ontario all will benefit from the low-emission Capstone turbines while reducing their cost of operations.

Syracuse/Feura Bush/Ontario, New York - Three New York organizations in different industries are saving money and reducing emissions with Capstone combined heating and power turbine systems from GEM Energy.


Syracuse VA Medical Center; Owens Corning's Delmar insulation plant in Feura Bush; and Harbec Inc.'s plastics manufacturing facility in Ontario all will benefit from the low-emission Capstone turbines while reducing their cost of operations.

The Syracuse VA Medical Center is installing eight natural gas-fueled C65-ICHP Capstone turbines and a FlexSet distributed generation control system that provides individual control and performance measurements of the system. To make the best use of space at the 398-bed hospital, the on-site power generation system will be installed on the medical center's roof with the lightweight, low-noise and near-zero vibration turbines. In addition to operational cost savings, the system will reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions by approximately 1,580 tons/year, the equivalent of removing 300 passenger vehicles.

Owens Corning's Delmar insulation plant is installing three natural gas-fueled C65-ICHP Capstone turbines, which will replace a large, oil-fueled heater in the facility. In addition to operational cost savings, the system will reduce GHG emissions by approximately 360 tons/year, the equivalent of removing over 65 passenger vehicles.

Harbec Inc., one of the world's most environmentally friendly manufacturers, is installing eight natural gas-fueled C65-ICHP Capstone turbines and a FlexSet distributed generation control system to its sustainable operations. A Thermax ED-10C absorption chiller is integrated into the system to supply cooling in addition to the heating and power of the system. In addition to operational cost savings, the system will reduce GHG emissions by approximately 1,110 tons/year, the equivalent to removing over 210 passenger vehicles.

About Capstone Turbine Corporation
Capstone Turbine Corporation® is the world's leading producer of low-emission micro turbine systems, and was first to market with commercially viable air bearing turbine technology. The company has shipped over 8,000 Capstone MicroTurbines to customers worldwide. These award-winning systems have logged tens of millions of documented run-time operating hours.

About GEM Energy
GEM Energy is a full-service, authorized Capstone MicroTurbine distributor for the states of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and upstate New York with over 50 advanced power system installations in the region. In addition to equipment sales, GEM Energy designs, installs and services Capstone combined heat and power systems working with engineering firms and owners.

GEM Energy is part of the Rudolph Libbe Group, which also includes Rudolph Libbe Inc., GEM Inc., Lehman Daman and Rudolph Libbe Properties. A full-service team of companies, the Rudolph Libbe Group provides customized building solutions together and independently. The Rudolph Libbe Group is a single source of comprehensive construction services ranging from site selection and financing, through all aspects of construction to ongoing maintenance.

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