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Ice Blocks Help New York Office Cut Energy Bill

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Ice Blocks Help New York Office Cut Energy Bill

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Ice Blocks Help New York Office Cut Energy Bill

Ice Blocks Help New York Office Cut Energy Bill

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Credit Suisse uses a supplemental system to keep its New York City offices cool. It makes large blocks of ice at night, then uses cool air from the blocks to maintain a comfy 74 degrees in the offices during the day.

William Beck, the head of critical engineering systems for Credit Suisse, estimates that the system saves the company about $1 million a year in energy costs.