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District heating market to reach $280bn by 2024

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary New research performed by indicates significant growth for global district heating projects, reaching an overall market value of $280bn by 2024. Rising concerns toward greenhouse gas emissions coupled with strong demand...

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Campus + City: Symbiotic Sutsainability

Summary This segment will discuss sharing and exchange of best practices in energy efficiency, sustainability and resiliency between college/university campuses and surrounding communities. Speakers Meghan Riesterer, Oberlin College Anna Chittum, Gridkraft Daniel Dixon, District Energy...

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UMass Amherst Energy Master Plan

Summary UMass Amherst (UMA), CES and RMF teamed together to create an Energy Master Plan for the UMA campus. UMA has had a surge in growth over the last decade and needed to create an energy master plan to examine their current and future energy demands and what infrastructure will be needed...

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Hydraulic Modeling Driving the Business Case of the Boston-Cambridge system CHP

Summary Veolia’s continued effort to expand cogenerated steam within the Boston and Cambridge steam systems has resulted in a very competitive, yet very complicated combined-city network. Hydraulic modeling played a key role in connecting a strategically located cogeneration resource and...

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Challenges of Integrating CHP into High-rise Office Towers

Summary Integrating CHP into high-rise office buildings presents a set of difficult challenges. Siting CHP units within the building and designing adequate cooling air, combustion air, vibration and sound attenuation and exhaust compete for precious floor space and building exterior surface...

4C.3_Botelho, Dempsey.pdf

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District Cooling Marches on in Dubai

Summary This presentation discusses the district cooling market in Dubai, featuring the Emirates Towers case study. Speakers Samer Khoudeir, Empower Tariq Al Yasi, Empower #2015 #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #DistrictCooling #Empower #MiddleEast #Dubai ...

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An Emerging Steam Power Production Technology for District Energy Systems: Overview and Case Study

Speakers Joshua Tolbert, Practical Steam #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #PracticalSteam #Operations #EnergyEfficiency #Seattle #Washington


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Central Plant Retro-commissioning at Boston Logan International Airport

Summary Sebesta has worked with Massport for the past three years planning, designing, and implementing a retro-commissioning project at Massport’s central plant, reducing energy consumption and GHG emissions by 30%. This Case Study will provide an overview of the Retro-commissioning process...


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Primary Heating/Cooling Plant Strategies and How to Maximize the Energy and Financial Savings

Summary Strategies to improve efficiency of central heating and cooling plants applicable to single building as well as multiple buildings in a campus setting include optimization of central plant’s location, configuration, equipment, arrangement, operating parameters, primary utilities and...