Whether this is your first time borrowing or your first time on our new website, this is the place to start.
NYC Energy Tools
New York City is reducing energy use and carbon emissions in its municipal buildings.
We supply the free tools to help City agency employees get it done.
New to Energy Tools?
Equipment is just the beginning — learn about the resources we offer that can help you make the most of NYC Energy Tools.
Get live, one-on-one assistance through CUNY BPL’s innovative coaching program.
Need help selecting equipment or navigating the website? Get in touch.
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Go straight to the library to reserve your equipment.
Kits offer quicker ways to check out multiple pieces of equipment
Explore guides to help you evaluate common retrofits and optimize building systems.
Learn how agency staff have put our equipment to use in their facilities.
About NYC Energy Tools
NYC Energy Tools is a new hub for City agency facility personnel that brings together the free equipment lending and advisory services that the Field Equipment Lending Library (FELL) has been providing since 2013, plus training resources and measurement guides developed by CUNY Building Performance Lab and NYC DCAS Division of Energy Management (DEM) to help agencies carry out energy reduction projects.
For more information, Getting Started is the place to begin. If you have specific questions, our team is ready to help – please contact us.
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Browse through our measurement guides for evaluating pre- and post-retrofit conditions of common retrofits.
Welcome to our New Site!
We are excited to welcome you to the new home of the Field Equipment Lending Library, brought to you by the NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services Energy Management DEM and CUNY BPL. Check out our Getting Started page for more information on how to use our site.
Airborne Infection Risk Calculator (AIRC)
Developed by researchers at CUNY BPL, the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering (Cassino, Italy) and the International Laboratory for Air Quality and Health (ILAQH, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia). AIRC is an airborne contagion modeling tool programmed in Microsoft Excel and designed to assist facility managers, building engineers, and public and occupational health professionals in prospectively evaluating individual infection and community transmission risks associated with specific indoor environments.Learn More
Check out some of our latest additions and popular equipment
Measures and records carbon dioxide, temperature and relative humidity. Uses bluetooth to transmit data wirelessly to a mobile device using the HOBOconnect app.
Displays and stores air velocity and temperature readings from the built-in thermometer or from an externally connected type K or J thermocouple temperature probe. Data is stored on an SD card for transfer to a computer.
Use this kit to measure the energy consumption of a facility’s air handling unit (AHU) system retrofitted with a demand control ventilation (DCV) system.