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UBC's water use, emissions plummet as sustainability solutions take hold

Summary UBC has increased enrollment by 24,000 students over the last 20 years while reducing annual water consumption on the campus by 50 percent, a whopping 272 million litres in total. That is a reduction of 69 per cent per-capita for the equivalent of about 47,000-plus full-time...


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Carleton Sustainability Representatives Present Session at 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit

Carleton Now Summary Fred Rogers, vice president and treasurer; Martha Larson, manager of campus energy and sustainability; and Steven Spehn, director of facilities and capital planning , recently presented a session at the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit in Tempe, Ariz....


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Dartmouth to Seek Proposals for Biomass Plant

Tim Camerato, Valley News Summary Hanover — Dartmouth College officials say a planned $200 million investment in biomass power and hot water heating will cut carbon emissions and help the school reach its green energy goals. The college formally announced plans on Thursday to build...


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Queen's Quay set for Scotland's first large-scale water source heat pump

PBC Today Summary The £250m Queen’s Quay regeneration project in Clydebank is set to be the site of one of the UK’s most exciting energy projects, creating Scotland’s first of its kind large-scale water source heat pump scheme The Queen’s Quay scheme will use the water source heat pump to...


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Moving away from natural gas, with the help of hot water pipes

Zeyneb Magavi, Boston Globe Summary The Nov. 27 editorial “Don’t curb gas utilities; clean them up” begins an important discussion on making the transition from natural gas to renewable energy. The options discussed, hydrogen and renewable natural gas, may be more sustainable, but both...


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ABB touchscreen paperless recorder gets powerful new features

Press Release, Armitage Communications New functions for RVG200 touchscreen paperless data recorder help users to get even more from their process data ABB has expanded the capabilities of its RVG200 paperless touchscreen recorder with the addition of new functions providing users with...


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Experts to be paid more than £50 million to develop Stoke-on-Trent's 'heat network'

Phil Corrigan, StokeonTrentLive Summary Experts will be paid more than £50 million over the next four years to help develop Stoke-on-Trent’s district heat network (DHN). Stoke-on-Trent City Council is looking for contractors to provide ‘technical and professional consultancy’ for the...


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IWCC Board gives bond proposal final approval

Tim Johnson, The Daily Nonpareil Summary The Iowa Western Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday to request a special election on a bond issue of $11.5 million to finance replacement of the steam heating system on the Council Bluffs Campus. The election will be held...


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An analysis of European hot water technology installation costs

This article was featured in the Q3 2018 edition of District Energy Magazine. Dartmouth College looks at EN253 thin-wall piping costs – and opportunities to reduce them – in the U.S. market. Dartmouth College is the smallest of the Ivy League colleges, located in Hanover, N.H. The...


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Peel Energy announces plans to install district energy at Liverpool Waters

Neil Hodgson, TheBusinessDesk.com Summary Peel Energy, the low carbon energy arm of Peel Land and Property, has announced plans to develop a district heat network at its ambitious £5bn Liverpool Waters development, under the name of Mersey Heat. The first phase of the network is centred on...