Cox Media Saves 20% on Energy

November 14, 2014 By Linda Hardesty

Cox Media Group energy manageCox Media Group says the facility housing its Atlanta TV and radio stations has met Atlanta’s Better Buildings Challenge nearly six years ahead of the 2020 goal.

The facility reduced its energy and water consumption by more than 20 percent and is annually saving nearly 1,400,000 kWh.

Cox incorporated a number of energy-saving projects throughout the interior and exterior of the building. The team replaced 125 metal-halide fixtures in the parking garage and courtyard with LED lighting. The heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment was also updated to reduce operating hours by more than 50 percent. Equipment updates also included: air handling systems, chillers, data center units, exhaust fans and terminal units.

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