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Preparing for the unexpected at the University of Denver

By District Energy posted 11-05-2018 12:46


This article was featured in the Q4 2018 edition of District Energy Magazine.

With planning, campuses with aging infrastructure can be ready for and mitigate potential system failures.

Denver_University-aerial2_copy.jpgThe University of Denver (DU) is a private institution with roots dating to 1864 when it was founded as a Methodist seminary during the early days of Colorado’s mining boom. As home to 11,500 students and the workplace of 3,800 faculty and staff, DU, like colleges and universities everywhere, must ensure that campus buildings are heated, cooled and powered reliably in order to keep day-to-day operations running smoothly. Any failure of campus infrastructure has the potential to not only disrupt university operations but to bring them to a halt.


James Rosner, PE, CEM, Associate Vice Chancellor, University of Denver; and
Jeff Easton, PE, CEM, Project Manager, Burns & McDonnell

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