Faculty Advisor

Baller, William A.

Faculty Advisor

Bitar, Stephen John

Project Center

Worcester, MA


The purpose of this project was to evaluate and recommend energy management systems for the Printer's Building in Worcester, Massachusetts and to develop a resource for other buildings to use. Meetings and visits were coordinated with contractors and facilities that have experience with energy management systems. We concluded that a real time monitoring system was the best fit for the Printer's Building. As a case study, the electrical usage of Miles Press, the fifth floor tenant, was measured to determine meter accuracy and the applicability of an energy management system. This resulted in a recommendation that the floor be reviewed by a power specialist and that the system be installed.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

December 2009

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project



Advisor Department

Humanities and Arts

Advisor Department

Electrical and Computer Engineering