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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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Thermal Energy Storage System Installation & Optimization at The National Institutes of Health

Summary A new 8 million gallon above-ground stratified thermal energy storage system (TESS) is now operating to shift the chiller dispatch at the 60,000 ton capacity central plant. The presentation will provide an overview of TES technology, applications, materials, construction, and operation....


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Achieving Zero Net Energy with 57°F CHW and On-Site Energy Generation

Summary Affiliated Engineers, Inc. (AEI) is designing a new 386,000 square foot facility for the California Air Resources Board (CARB) in Riverside, CA. The building will house engine and chassis test cells, chemistry labs, and multiple floors of offices. Delivered under a design-build,...


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Cogeneration Channel: CHP saves the University of Texas Medical Branch from Hurricane Harvey

Cogeneration Channel: Interview Bryan Bagley - Project Manager, Affiliated Engineers In 2008, Hurricane Ike crippled the University of Texas Medical Branch, the free health care center in Galveston. Among the initiatives taken to put the facility back on its feet, the installation of a...

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Converting UC Davis Campus Steam to Carbon-Neutral Heating Water System

Summary Session Track 2D Speakers Michael Bove, Affiliated Engineers Joshua Morejohn, University of California Davis Colin Moyer, Affiliated Engineers #ConferenceProceeding #2018 #AnnualConference #HotWater #AffiliatedEngineers #UniversityofCaliforniaDavis


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Centralizing, Upgrading & Optimizing Chilled Water on Existing Campus

Summary Five central chillers serving eight buildings were replaced with six new chillers that operate in parallel or in triple-series with three pipe distribution that was extended to serve 25 additional buildings where 20 local chillers and dozens of DX units were replaced by five distributed...


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University of Pittsburgh: Growing a Campus and Community While Reducing Energy, Water and Emissions

Summary The University of Pittsburgh’s Comprehensive Energy Master Plan and Energy Conservation Plan (2017) proposes capital investments for infrastructure enhancements and expansion, considers a campus microgrid and building conservation investments This plan is distinct in integrating energy...


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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...


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Harvey, America's First $200 Billion Hurricane: A Discussion of Real-World Experience with Emergency Response Plans, Preparation and Execution: Lessons Learned

Summary Presented at IDEA's Campus Energy Conference Distribution Workshop March 5, 2018. Speakers Lynn Crawford, Affiliated Engineers Jenna C. Taylor, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston #CampusEnergyConference #2018 #ConferenceProceeding #ThermalDistribution ...


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Panel Discussion: Control of Chilled Water Thermal Energy Storage Tanks - Including Multiple Tanks

Summary Panel Discussion: Many campus District Cooling networks now use, or are considering to use of, Chilled Water (CHW) Thermal Energy Storage (TES). These tanks are atmospheric pressure (vented) vessels, which are coupled to pressurized CHW networks. Accordingly, care must be taken...