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BOND Building Upgrades Energy Systems on University of Connecticut Campus

Press Release Summary Project supports UConn’s broader initiatives and strategic growth BOSTON, MA (October 22, 2020) – BOND Building Construction, Inc. (BOND Building), a premier full-service construction management and general contracting firm, has completed work on the Central...


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Campus Wide Utility Replacement at UMass Boston

Summary This $240M project upgraded the Central Utility Plant and replaced the entire utility distribution network for the entire campus. The energy distribution systems were upgraded in quality and size to deliver the energy demands of the existing and future planned buildings. Systems...

5E.2_Liechti_Mischler_Velleman.pdf


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Gas Fired Chiller Replacements at UConn

Summary This unique project was for renewal of gas-engine driven chillers and ancillary equipment at the UConn Central Utility Plant. Included was modifications to the chilled water pumping, piping and controls between the CUP and Cogen chiller plants. The extent of modifications made for...

1B.1_Grady_Vanags_Turner.pdf


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Form & Function, Large Scale CHP in an Urban Environment

Summary MIT has undertaken a 44 MW CHP plant expansion to address greenhouse gas emissions and improve system resiliency. The significant scale of this facility creates many challenges to be addressed by the project team including coordination of the required site aesthetics with the mission...

7A.3_Conklin_Thornton_Roveto.pdf


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Form & Function of Large Scale CHP in an Urban Environment

Summary MIT has undertaken a 44 MW CHP plant expansion to address greenhouse gas emissions and improve system resiliency. The significant scale of this facility presented many challenges for the project team to address, among them designing the mission critical functionality and...

3B.1_Conklin, Roveto, Thornton.pdf


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VIDEO: The Potential of Microgrids and CHP to Cut Operating Costs, Boost Resiliency

Sarah Rubenoff, Microgrid Knowledge Summary In this video interview from Microgrid 2017 in Boston, Tim Peer, vice president, district energy, at BOND Brothers, explains how microgrids, distributed energy and combined heat and power (CHP) can lead to lower operating costs and increased...


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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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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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Virtual Pipelines for Natural Gas Service

Summary Historically low natural gas prices has fueled an industry that can economically serve customers that do not have access to natural gas through the conventional pipeline systems. This presentation will introduce the virtual pipeline concept. By strategically locating a CNG fill station...

4D.1_SMITH_PEER.pdf

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Lake Source Cooling at Cornell: 15 Years of Renewable Cooling

Summary In 2000 Cornell started up the first large scale deep fresh water based district cooling system in North America. Lake Source Cooling operates at ~.1 kWh/ton-hr and now provides about 40 million ton-hours annually of "renewable" cooling to over 100 buildings. The presentation will...

1B.2_JOYCE_PEER.pdf