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Brown University's Thermal Efficiency Project

By District Energy posted 01-15-2019 10:29


This article was featured in the 2019 Winter Issue of District Energy Magazine

The institution has charted a path to transform its aging heating system and reduce emissions. 


In 2008, Brown University in Providence, R.I., set an ambitious goal to reduce campus greenhouse gas emissions by 42 percent from 2007 levels by 2020. Ruth Simmons, the university’s president at the time, stated, “Brown is committed to doing our part to create a more sustainable environment. It is important to lead by example, taking action to preserve and protect the planet.” 


Jessica Berry, Director, Office of Sustainability, Brown University
J.P. Drouin, CEM, DBCP, Director of Project Development, Ecosystem Energy Services
Benjamin Milbank, Project Development Engineer, Ecosystem Energy Services

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