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Committee votes to advance University Park chiller plant proposal

Penn State Summary The Penn State Board of Trustees Committee of Finance, Business and Capital Planning voted today (Sept. 17) to recommend a plan to expand the West Campus Chiller Plant at the University Park campus. The proposal goes to the full board for its consideration on Sept. 18. ...

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Providing a Cooler Future for Duke

Duke Today Summary With around 15 miles of pipes running through university and hospital buildings, Duke’s vast chilled water system works constantly to keep campus cool. And as campus has grown in recent years, that job has only gotten bigger. For proof, you need only look at Chiller Plant...

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Optimum Energy Builds Innovation Portfolio with New Patent for Whole-Campus HVAC Optmization

Optimum Energy Summary SEATTLE, Sept. 26, 2019— Optimum Energy continues to advance smart building technology and scale up energy efficiency potential with a new patent issued this month, which adds to the HVAC specialist’s technology advantage in optimizing building environmental systems...

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Evapco Expands Line of Low-Charge Ammonia Chillers

Ammonia21 Summary U.S. OEM Evapco has announced the expansion of its LCR-C line of low-charge packaged ammonia chillers, adding capacity and larger compressors for production and process cooling as well as air conditioning in a range of industrial applications. Evapco, based in Taneytown,...

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Tecogen Sells Chiller to Nevada Cannabis Cultivation Facility

Accesswire Summary WALTHAM, MA / ACCESSWIRE / July 31, 2019 / Tecogen Inc. ( TGEN ), a clean energy company providing ultra-efficient, clean, natural gas-powered on-site power, heating, and cooling equipment, is pleased to announce the sale of its Tecochill engine-driven chiller system...

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The New Old Chiller

Summary Absorption chillers have been around for more than a century. They are coming back with several new possibilities to deliver resilient and clean cooling and heating for various applications. This session helped understand reasons why this thrilling (hypnotic) technology deserves a...


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Tecogen Closes Hybrid Chiller-Cogeneration Sale to New Jersey Residential Building

AP News Summary WALTHAM, MA / ACCESSWIRE / March 26, 2019 / Tecogen Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN), a clean energy company providing ultra-efficient, clean, natural gas powered on-site power, heating and cooling equipment, is pleased to announce a project with an affordable housing senior living...

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Central plant optimization software offers energy savings

Russell Hattingh, IT-Online Summary More than 35% of the power required to run a building is consumed in one place: the central chilled water plant. While there is value in connecting the building management system (BMS) to schedule plant run time, very little beats central plant...

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U.S. Chiller Services Awarded 3 District Cooling Plants at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) Ruwais City

U.S. Chiller Services Summary UAE – March 7, 2019 – U.S Chiller services (USCS), a member of the International District Energy Association, has been contracted to provide the comprehensive operation and maintenance of 3 district cooling plants for the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. USCS...

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Trane launches small chillers on R1234ze

Cooling Post Summary BELGIUM: Trane is launching three new chillers and heat pumps using the HFO refrigerant R1234ze for small commercial buildings, industrial facilities and industrial processes. The compact City range, with capacities from 180-385kW, uses renewable energy, geothermal...