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Decarbonized District Energy Network for New Stanford Campus

Summary An energy masterplan determined the lowest life cycle cost to be an electrified district energy system with combined heating and cooling, 110F LTHW, and dual-temperature energy storage. The presentation will explain the energy model, operation of the system, and how this can be applied...


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Cities can follow Stanford's energy makeover to cut emissions of carbon dioxide affordably, new study finds

Vincent Xia, Stanford News Summary Over the past several years, Stanford transformed its energy infrastructure by electrifying its heating system, replacing its gas-fired power plant with grid power, creating a unique system to recover heat, building massive tanks to store hot and cold...

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Real-Time Hydraulic Modeling - Stanford University Case Study

Summary Stanford University case study showing the results and value of hydraulic modeling for building the business case, design and real-time hydraulic for the operational phase of a new low temperature hot water system and chilled water system. Stanford University invested $500 million in...


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ULX: Technological Ingenuity

Ron Nyren, UrbanLand Summary As Elizabeth Diller, principal of New York City–based architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro, once told an interviewer, “Architecture is a technology. . . . Sometimes we have to use technology as a tool to accomplish something, or technology becomes the...

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IDEA Members Recognized as Leaders in Renewable Energy by the EPA

United States Environmental Protection Agency Summary EPA presented the 2017 Green Power Leadership Awards in conjunction with the Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) on Monday, October 23 during the Renewable Energy Markets Conference , (October 22-24, 2017 in New York City). The...

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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

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Stanford SESI Performance

Summary Stanford University recently completed a major transformation of their campus infrastructure systems switching from a gas fired combined heat and power system to an electrically fueled combined heat and cooling system. The new system is anticipated to reduce carbon emissions by 68%...


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Stanford University: Steam to Hot Water in 33 Months

Summary This presentation discusses all components of the Stanford steam to hot water conversion project - a component of the larger Stanford Energy Systems Innovations (SESI) program - completed in March 2015. Stanford transitioned from a natural-gas cogeneration plant to a heat recovery...


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Predictive Cost Optimization Using Model Predictive Control

Summary Summarizes the Stanford Energy System Innovation (SESI) sustainability project. SESI was designed to meet energy needs of the Stanford campus through at least 2050. After four years of planning and three years of construction the facility came online in 2015. This presentation relates...


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Zero Impact Climate Invasion for Thermal Network Conversion at Stanford University

Summary College campuses are beehives of constant activities. When constructing a new campus-wide energy system literally every building and most streets are affected and there is a tremendous risk to the safety of the students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Learn how to minimize and...