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Underneath the ivy

This article appears in the Q1 2018 edition of District Energy magazine . Early adopters of district energy, Ivy League schools continue expanding and improving their underground distribution networks. Ivy League colleges and universities are some of the oldest and most renowned in the...


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Georgia Institute of Technology: 10th Street Chiller Addition

Speakers Greg Spiro, Georgia Tech University Vance Nall & Greg Carnathan, RMF Engineers #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #ConferenceProceeding #ConstructionandCommissioning #GeorgiaInstituteofTechnology #Georgia #RMFEngineering #Atlanta

3B.2_Carnathan_ Spiro_ Nall.pdf


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ASME RAM-1: Maintainability of Equipment and Systems in Power Plants for Mission Critical Application at the University of Iowa

Speakers Ben Anderson, University of Iowa Brian Wodka, RMF Engineering #ConferenceProceeding #CampusEnergyConference #2017 #Operations #RMFEngineering #UniversityofIowa #Iowa #RiskMitigation

5A.2_Wodka_ Anderson.pdf


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Wake Forest University Central Steam Plant Upgrades

Speakers Ed Bullington & Mike Draughn, Wake Forest University Greg Carnathan, RMF Engineering #ConferenceProceeding #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #MasterPlanningandSystemDesign #WakeForestUniversity

2C.2_Bullington_ Carnathan_ Draughn.pdf


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New Version of LEED is Out: What Does It Mean for District Energy?

Speakers Tim Griffin, RMF Engineering #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #CampusEnergyConference #MasterPlanningandSystemDesign #LEED #RMFEngineering #USGBC #Sustainability

6C.2_Griffin.pdf


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MIT- Threading a Needle - CUP Expansion and Boiler and Deaerator Upgrade

Summary MIT needed to expand its district energy plant by installing a new 100,000 pound per hour boiler, new 500,000 PPH Deaerator as well as a 5,000 SF addition to house the new equipment. This expansion allowed MIT to deliver a more reliable energy source for the campus of today and...

1A.3_Kinderman, Conklin, Fogg, Smith.pdf


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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...

1A.1_Jackson, Jones, Price.pdf

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Underground Piping Systems Lessons Learned and Best Practices in New England

Summary The installation of underground district energy utilities in dense urban areas presents unique challenges. Whether a microgrid ductbank, or chilled water, high-temp hot water, or steam piping, the hurdles are endless. Our team of presenters will address lessons learned and best...

2B.1_Decker, Harmon, Nolder, Pollard.pdf


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Assisting the Cultural Shift to Streamline Operations & Maintenance Procedures

Summary Standardizing Operations & Maintenance (O&M) procedures into a concise set of documents can easily improve not only reliability, but also morale of facility operations personnel. Having a user-friendly set of consistent guidelines provides clear direction and an environment for...

2C.1_WODKA.pdf


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Electrical Systems Renewal, Reliability and Safety

Summary Stony Brook University initiated a project through the State University Construction Fund to replace its entire medium voltage distribution system on the 1,200 acre campus as the system had exceeded its life expectancy. This presentation shares their experience. Speaker Andrew Hay,...

3C.1_HAY.pdf

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