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Duke Facilities Management - Mechanical Engineer

Duke Facilities Management Mechanical Engineer Occupational Summary Manage the design, procurement and construction of assigned utility & university building projects at Duke University; perform related engineering analysis to assist in planning and ensure efficient operations;...

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Duke Facilities Management - Utility Engineer

​ DUKE FACILITIES MANAGEMENT Utility Engineer Occupational Summary Provides engineering and technical support to the Utilities Operation and Maintenance team in support of utility plant and utility distribution systems (steam, chilled water, hot water, water/sewer, and storm...

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Community Energy and Microgrid Ownership Models

Summary This workshop focuses on the experience that Duke University had building and operating their own CHP plant. Speaker Aurel Selezeanu, Duke University #CampusEnergy #Workshop #DukeUniversity #UnitedStates #NorthCarolina #EnergyEfficiency #DukeEnergy #Microgrids ...


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Duke University Facilities Management, Energy Systems Engineer Level 15

Duke University Facilities Management, Energy Systems Engineer, Level 15 DUKE FACILITIES MANAGEMENT - JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FROM: FMD Human Resource DATE: 08/03/2017 RE: ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEER, LEVEL 15 Occupational Summary The Energy Management unit is responsible...

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The Power of Collaboration on CHP: Benefits of Utility Ownership of CHP as a Base Load Resource at Key Customer Sites

Summary Combined heat and power (CHP) is the most efficient method of generating power on the planet. Even so, utilities have traditionally not evaluated or deployed CHP as a supply resource, often viewing it as a competing, customer-owned resource which should be avoided. Today, some...


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Is Electric Utility Ownership of CHP Good for Ratepayers and the Environment?

Summary This presentation will explore the economic and environmental costs and benefits of customer-sited CHP owned and operated by an electric utility. Key issues include: 1) analysis of the role of the CHP unit in the utility dispatch order; 2) assessment of the life cycle GHG impacts ...


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Centralized Emergency Power Generation: Common for most Utilities, why not Emergency Power?

Summary In the campus style environment the benefits of centralizing utilities are well known. The benefits include operational efficiency, economy of scale, better campus aesthetics, and increased reliability. What about Emergency power? Can larger generating plants and associated distribution...


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Utility Ownership of Combined Heat & Power Plant at Duke University

Summary This workshop session presents an overview of Duke University's energy system, specifically details the CHP plant on campus, discusses the benefits and challenges working with a utility and touches upon campus-town relations. Speaker Russell Thompson, Duke University #CHP #2017 ...

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Regional Heating Water Plant Applications and Benefits in Georgia and North Carolina Campuses

Summary Using central campus steam or high efficiency condensing boilers to generate low temperature hot water for distribution to a cluster of campus buildings should be considered when faced with steam distribution failure or proposed building renovations. Benefits may include lower first...