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District Energy System Re-engineering at Brown: Bottom Up Phasing Approach

Summary Ambitious campus modernization plans are often constrained by scheduling needs around seasonal usage, O&M limits, and financial planning for equipment replacement. Brown University and design-build partner Ecosystem Energy will discuss how they are phasing the re-engineering of a...


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Brown University's Thermal Efficiency Project

This article was featured in the 2019 Winter Issue of District Energy Magazine The institution has charted a path to transform its aging heating system and reduce emissions. In 2008, Brown University in Providence, R.I., set an ambitious goal to reduce campus greenhouse gas...

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District Heating Retrofits: Finding the Balance Between Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Net Present Value

Summary Ecosystem will share insights on how their initiatives will result in drastic energy and GHG emission reduction, while maximizing Net Present Value. They will discuss the impact of steam to hot water conversion, heat recovery chillers, combined heat and power, energy storage and other...


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Underneath the ivy

This article appears in the Q1 2018 edition of District Energy magazine . Early adopters of district energy, Ivy League schools continue expanding and improving their underground distribution networks. Ivy League colleges and universities are some of the oldest and most renowned in...