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System Success Through Customer Care

Summary System growth and sustainability in Saint Paul has been built around commitment to the customer experience. This presentation detailed the customer care approach developed nearly 40 years ago to begin service in this community and how that approach has changed to compete in the market...

5A.1_Batt_Rambeck.pdf


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Impact of Combustion Turbine Upgrades on Heat Recovery Steam Generators

Summary Upgrades to combustion turbines could reduce the heat rate but will often result in an increase in the exhaust gas massflow and temperature. In certain instances, this change in the exhaust gas flow properties will push the HRSG beyond its design limit. This presentation featured...

5B.1_Gopa Kumar.pdf


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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 helps understand reasons why this thrilling (hypnotic) technology deserves a closer...

5D.2_Dixit.pdf


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Innovative Approach To Commercial Duct Sealing Offers New Low Hanging Fruit For Major Energy-Savings

With the understanding that duct leakage represents one of the most significant causes of energy waste in commercial buildings today, the U.S. Department of Energy sponsored research aimed at developing the first viable means of sealing duct leaks in existing homes and building. Since being...

3C.1_Frakes.pdf


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Innovative Water Recovery System Saves 50M Gallons per year

Clearway Energy’s San Francisco Energy Center needed a way to reduce its $2M per year water bill. Forming a 3-way Private, City and State Agency partnership, a project was built to recover local groundwater from the local BART train station, and install an innovative Water Treatment System that...

2D.2_Judd.pdf


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Reaching New Depths – How a Hospital Modernized a Subsurface District Energy Plant

SUNY Downstate is one the nation’s leading urban medical centers and is the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, New York. Under the direction of the State University Construction Fund, “Downstate” completed a district heating plant renovation that included a complete replacement of 5...

2D.1_Ohler.pdf

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Energy Modeling and Analysis of Modern Absorption Cooling and Heating in District and CHP Systems

Summary This presentation talked about up-to-date modern absorption cooling and heat pump technology, puts emphasis on modeling and analysis method using massive and diverse energy data, and highlights the operational energy cost savings in different district energy and CHP applications....

6B.1_Li.pdf

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Insulation Secrets for Saving Millions in Energy Costs

Summary George Mason's facilities footprint grew from 3.5 million square feet in 2006 to 9 million square feet today, yet energy costs only rose 20 percent. Buchanan will include a case study illustrating how to survey equipment for radiant heat loss and save millions of dollars in energy,...

6D.1_Roach.pdf


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Advanced Software for Optimized Energy Systems

Meeting the need for resilient energy infrastructure requires accurate sizing and configuration of distributed energy systems (DES). Given the diversity of loads to serve, optimizing DES both technically and economically is a challenge of overwhelming complexity. The solution is advanced design...

1D.2_Jackson.pdf


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District Energy System Performance & Savings: Approaches to Maximize End Use Performance

Much effort and scrutiny is applied to the performance and reliable design of district energy systems. However, the efficiency and reliability of these systems can easily be compromised by poor operation of the cooling and heating loads they serve. Ownership delegation or perceived lines of...

1D.1_Fox.pdf

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