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The Spheres Blossom at Amazon’s Urban HQ in Seattle

Press Release, Business Wire The Spheres—the newest buildings on Amazon’s campus in downtown Seattle—have no enclosed offices, conference spaces, or desks, and employees can meet in treehouses suspended under 40+ foot trees or in sitting areas and walking paths alongside cascading waterfalls...


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Internet of Heat

Balanced Energy Networks Summary The search for a practical and affordable way to reduce carbon emissions continues. Governments all recognise the need to control the emissions of carbon. The Pope and the Governor of the Bank of England have also voiced concern that the issue is critical, but...


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Solar Combined Heat Power and Cooling or Solar Trigeneration: Museum Case Study

Speakers Andrea Gains-Germain, Cogenra Solar Joe Brillhart, Johnson Controls #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #ConferenceProceeding #CogenraSolar #JohnsonControls #Sustainability #RenewableEnergy #HeatRecovery

4B.2_Gains-Germain_ Brillhart.pdf


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Energy Exchnage Opportunities Leveraging Building & Municipal Wastewater

Summary This presentation details innovative water conservation and reuse techniques - especially waste water containing heat - employed by practitioners to save money, reduce carbon emissions and be more sustainable. International Wastewater Systems will review several case stories. Speaker ...

4A.2_Lawlor.pdf


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Seeking Heat in Sewage

Summary Excess energy in the sewer system can be recovered and used to heat buildings. Using this energy is an economical means of displacing natural gas and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, as demonstrated by the Southeast False Creek system in Vancouver. Municipalities in the Metro...

2A.2_Homenuke, Tokgoz.pdf


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Case Studies in West Coast Community Energy: Stanford University, UCDSC, and the University of Washington

Speakers Nate Cesarz & Bruce McLay, Affiliated Engineers #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #CampusEnergy #StanfordUniversity #UniversityofCaliforniaDavis #California #AffiliatedEngineers #Sacramento #Seattle #Washington #PaloAlto #CaseStudy #HeatRecovery

4A.2_Cesarz_ McLay.pdf


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Cogeneration and Arbitrage with Amherst College and Competitive Energy Services

Summary Amherst College and Competitive Energy Services will present two case studies involving cogeneration, and make/buy strategy and arbitrage. For the past three winters, CES has assisted the College by using its dual fuel and cogeneration to remain flexible and reduce costs while...

2A.2_Hayden, Price, Sampson.pdf


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Hydraulic Modeling Driving the Business Case of the Boston-Cambridge system CHP

Summary Veolia’s continued effort to expand cogenerated steam within the Boston and Cambridge steam systems has resulted in a very competitive, yet very complicated combined-city network. Hydraulic modeling played a key role in connecting a strategically located cogeneration resource and...

3C.1_Lund-Hansen, Hagerty.pdf


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European case studies operating gas turbines for of industrial cogeneration

Summary This presentation will discuss two CHP case studies from Germany. One is a cigarette manufacturer which uses an OP16 gas turbine with additional duct firing to produce process steam. The other is a wheat starch manufacturer which uses an OP16 gas turbine and utilizes its exhaust gases...

6A.1_Yontem.pdf


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Considerations for a District Energy System based on Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), Case Study: North Loop District Energy System

Summary The Master Plan examines the technical and economic feasibility for a modern sustainable district energy system based on waste heat recovery from a nearby MSW power plant and expansion of existing NRG Minneapolis district energy system to serve heating and cooling needs of approximately...

3A.1_Dehbashi, Witchger.pdf