When Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the grand opening of The Siano Building, located at 363 Grant Street in Buffalo, he emphasized on how the $2.3 million Better Buffalo Fund project had transformed a vacant lot into a 12,600 square-foot, mixed-use building consisting of retail space and 11 apartments utilizing geothermal heating and cooling.
Voted best urban fill-in 2017 by Buffalo Rising Magazine, the building focuses on neighborhood revitalization and sustainability.
Buffalo Geothermal Heating won the 1st runner up with the Siano building for the top job competition of the 2018 NY Geothermal Energy Organization Conference.
Location: Buffalo, NY
Use: 11 apartments, 3 commercial spaces
Heating and Cooling Load: 32 tons
Average monthly total energy use per apartment (excluding hot water): 313 KWh
Annual KWh/sqf (excluding hot water): 5.33