New York, New York
Region 2 Office
Total Facility Area: 315,320 rentable square feet (RSF)
Estimated Personnel: 851 EPA personnel
Energy Consumption: 23,207,933,680 Btu per year (EPA share)
Btu per RSF per Year: 73,601
Water Consumption: 4,447,097 gallons per year (EPA share)
Gallons per RSF per Year: 14.1
All energy and water data are reported as of FY 2012.
EPA's Region 2 serves New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and seven Tribal Nations. The Region 2 Headquarters in New York is the first EPA regional office to be completely powered by wind-generated electricity.
- Don Pace received a fiscal year (FY) 2010 Carbon Cutter Award for providing excellent employee commuting data and thorough supporting information for EPA’s Region 2 Office. This commuting data accounted for nearly 700 EPA employees, enabling EPA to more accurately quantify Scope 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from commuting and help establish the Agency’s FY 2008 Scope 3 GHG emissions baseline.
Unique Environmental Features
- The Foley Square Federal Office Building, where Region 2 is located, earned the ENERGY STAR® in 1999 with a score of 79, in 2006 with a score of 75, in 2010 with a score of 75, and again in 2012 with a score of 77. For more information, visit ENERGY STAR's Profile of the Foley Square Federal Office Building.
- EPA offsets 100 percent of the electricity consumption at the Region 2 Office with renewable energy certificates (RECs) purchased through the Agency's blanket green power contract. Learn more about EPA's blanket green power contracts.
For More Information About This Facility
Rodney Dorwin (email@example.com)
Chief of Facilities
New York, NY 10007-1866
Phone: (212) 637-3333