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Converting The University of Virginia District Steam and MTHW to a LTHW Heat Recovery System

Summary An existing 230F MTHW distribution from the central steam plant to the academic grounds will be converted to a 170F LTHW network with heat recovery and a hot water boiler, significantly lessening the demand for steam from existing boilers that burn fossil fuels. Buildings fed from...


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David Adams: Energy Manager

Melanie Groves, University of Victoria Summary David Adams, Energy Manager, Facilities Management Tell us about your work at the University I am the energy manager in Facilities Management, I see myself as the ‘energy accountant’ for the campus. We are a staff of two in the energy...

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Carleton Sustainability Representatives Present Session at 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit

Carleton Now Summary Fred Rogers, vice president and treasurer; Martha Larson, manager of campus energy and sustainability; and Steven Spehn, director of facilities and capital planning , recently presented a session at the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit in Tempe, Ariz....

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University of Arizona Drives Tucson's 2030 District Pledge for Water, Energy Savings

Jennifer Hermes, Environmental Leader Summary Tucson, Arizona, became the latest 2030 District in December. Tucson’s goals include dramatically reducing water use, transportation emissions, and energy use. Tucson has 10 million square feet committed in its pledge to demonstrate that “high...

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Harvard Summarizes Campus Development and Statistics in Annual Town Gown Report

Declan J. Knieriem and Katelyn X. Li, The Harvard Crimson Summary Harvard presented its annual Town Gown report to the Cambridge Planning Board Tuesday, outlining 2018 campus infrastructure projects, University initiatives, and affiliate statistics. The report also included upcoming campus...

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Feature: District Cooling firm Tabreed exploring opportunities outside the GCC

MEP Middle East Summary N Central Cooling Company (Tabreed) has left no stones unturned in aligning its vision with the UAE government’s growth and sustainability plans such as Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, UAE Vision 2021, UAE Energy Plan 2050 and UAE Green Agenda 2030. Dr. Afif Saif...

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AZF project wins GORD Sustainability Certification Award

The Peninsula Summary DOHA: Aspire Zone Foundation’s (AZF) Khalifa Stadium Energy Centre and Office Building project recently obtained the 3 Star Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) certification from the Gulf Organization for Research and Development (GORD). Galfar Al Misnad, the...

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Empower takes part in WFES 2019

Press Release, Zawya Summary Empower will review its major achievements in the field of energy, as well as its outstanding projects in district cooling. Ahmad Bin Shafar : “ Empower has an exceptional experience in district cooling, as it is a global leader in this sector, and is...

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Empower: Investing in Infrastructure is Our Top Priority in 2019

Press Release, Albawaba Business Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, continues strive to develop its infrastructure that support the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and...

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Sustainability Awards and Clean Energy Goals for UC San Diego Health

Staff Reporter, UC San Diego Health Summary UC aims for 100 percent reliance on clean electricity supplies across its campuses and medical centers by 2025. Environmental and energy sustainability are high priorities for the 10 academic campuses and five medical centers of the University of...