December 15, 2009

EYP/energy Group Moving Into Albany Nanotech

By: by Albany Business Review


Twenty employees from Einhorn Yaffee Prescott Architecture and Engineering PC's EYP/energy group are moving into space at the University at Albany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering. The move will be finalized in the next few weeks.

EYP expects to hire 15 new employees over the next two years to work at its location at Albany NanoTech as green energy programs expand there, EYP spokeswoman Kelly Donohue said.

The Albany, N.Y.-based EYP will partner with Albany NanoTech to research and evaluate zero energy concepts as part of the college's National Institute for Sustainable Energy, a $3.5 million initiative that includes research, development and commercialization of new energy technologies such as fuel cells, solar cells, ultracapacitors and power electronics.

EYP and Albany NanoTech will also help develop a workforce educational program to train individuals that design, build and operate specialized energy control systems for high-tech buildings.

The collaboration will support innovative energy efficiency and renewable energy opportunities, EYP president and CEO Tom Birdsey said.