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Akron City Council approves $25 million renovation for city's steam plant

Jennifer Conn, Akron Children's and Cleveland Clinic Akron General hospitals have committed to long-term contracts with Akron's steam plant, known as the District Energy System, run by Akron Energy Systems. ( Akron Energy Systems ) Summary Over the past nine years, Akron...

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CampusEnergy2014 Student Video Contest Winner: University of Cincinnati

Summary Launched in 2012, the Campus Energy Student Video Contest challenges students from IDEA member institutions to create a short video about their campus energy plant, focused on district energy and/or combined heat and power (CHP). The 2014 winner from the University of Cincinnati shares...

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Comprehensive Energy Management - A New Model

Summary Overview of the ideation, development, and execution of The Ohio State University's unprecedented 50-year agreement for the comprehensive management of its utility systems. I will cover: (1) keys to success in the development of the deal as well as keys to long term success. (2) A...


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Current Practices in Leak Detection - Assessing Sources of Leaks, Pin-Pointing Excavations, Mitigating Risks and Claims

Summary Presented at IDEA's Campus Energy Conference Distribution Workshop March 5, 2018. Speakers Scott Templeton, Cleveland Thermal #CampusEnergyConference #ConferenceProceeding #2018 #Workshop #ThermalDistribution #RiskMitigation #LeakDetection #Cleveland #Ohio ...


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Cleveland sees clean energy as tool for climate change resiliency

Kathiann M. Kowalski, Energy NEws NEtwork PHOTO BY Jon Dawson / Creative Commons Summary Nicholas Rajkovich crisscrossed Cleveland on bicycle, tailed the entire time by what looked like a sideways glider rigged over his back wheel. As the urban planner pedaled, the contraption...

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The Ohio State Infrastructure Master Plan

Speakers Cole Luke & Jon Schwartz, Burns & McDonnell #ConferenceProceeding #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #MasterPlanningandSystemDesign #BurnsandMcDonnell #TheOhioStateUniversity #Ohio #Columbus #Infrastructure

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Results of In-Depth Feasibility Studies of Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage at Two VA Medical Center Facilities in Ohio

Speakers Mark Worthington, Underground Energy #ConferenceProceeding #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #ThermalEnergyStorage #Feasibility #UndergroundEnergy #FVBEnergy #USDepartmentofVeteransAffairs #Ohio


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Boiler Fuel Conversions from Oil to Cellulosic Biofuels in District Energy Systems

Speakers Lee Torrens, Ensyn Corp #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #Sustainability #RenewableEnergy #EnsynFuels #Fuels #Biofuel #YoungstownThermal #Ohio #MemorialHospital #NewHampshire


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In-Depth Feasibility Studies of Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage at VA Hospitals in Columbus and Chillicothe, Ohio

Summary The Veternans Administration is completing detailed feasibility studies of Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage (ATES) at their medical centers in Columbus and Chillicothe, Ohio. Multiple ATES configurations were considered in the engineering evaluation, along with CHP integration and the...

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Improved Chiller Plant Performance Through Air-Dirt Separation at Youngstown State University and University of Akron

Summary This presentation documents the results of two separate chiller plant upgrades at Youngstown State University and University of Akron. Both were retrofitted with air-dirt separation technology as part of campus performance contracts. In both instances significant performance increases...

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