2012 Finalist: The Smooth Operator

The most improved building across multiple sustainability categories achieved solely through improved operations and maintenance and/or retrocommissioning.

2012 Finalist: All Revved Up and Ready to Go

The most improved building across two or more sustainability categories achieved through retro-commissioning exercises.

The jurors chose to combine these two awards.

Who led the charge

Paul Raschilla
Project Manager, AKF Group

Paul has over 20 years of energy management and commissioning experience through military & plant engineering, construction management, and global manufacturing. Paul helps to plan and actually implement the energy saving measures for a sustainable O & M effort.

Deutsche Bank 60 Wall Street, New York, NY
Commercial Office Building - 1,625,483 sq. ft.

60 Wall Street is the Americas headquarters of Deutsche Bank and is the largest building in the portfolio. Because of this, energy and sustainability initiatives implemented have a strong impact and are paramount to helping Deutsche Bank reach its goal of carbon neutrality by 2013. 

A range of energy and water efficiency and reduction projects were implemented through retrocommissioning and ongoing maintenance and improvements. These projects been funded by approximately $8 million in capital and operational costs and were found to be fiscally positive. 

Projects included installing a 123kW solar array on the roof, steam efficiency and reduction initiatives, using free cooling, reprogramming lighting timers, replacing light fixtures with lower wattage fixtures, installing waterless urinals, and starting a waste management program and sustainability awareness program.


Marcel Borg | Senior Chief Engineer, Jones Lang LaSalle
Vijay Jesrani | Associate, Jones Lang LaSalle
Michael Koerner | Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle
Glen Neville | Director, Deutsche Bank
Michael Perrette | Property Manager, Jones Lang LaSalle

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