1 to 3 of 3
Sort by

Library Entry
UTMB Galveston CHP Systems vs. Hurricane Harvey

Summary So, how did the $350 million infrastructure improvements withstand Hurricane Harvey? The new steam and hot water systems thought it was just another day at the office. The new elevated East Plant said, is that all you’ve got? The West Plant floodwall gates held tight. When CenterPoint...


Library Entry
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Summary The University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston took on a 15 MW CHP District energy system re-design and renewal after Hurricane Ike. Resiliency and efficiency were key design and construction considerations for the project. This presentationprovides project highlights and lessons...


Library Entry
Turning Adversity into Opportunity: The UTMB Galveston Story

Summary In September of 2008 Hurricane Ike made landfall on Galveston Island ravaging more than one million square feet of building space at UTMB Galveston. Flooding on campus reached up to six feet causing the immediate failure of all campus utility systems. The two existing heating and...