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Six Questions to Ask Before Building a CHP Plant

Summary The decision to build a CHP plant can be a daunting one. This presentation identifies six questions that should be asked during the initial stages of any new or replacement CHP project. The answers to these questions help form the foundation of the project by clarifying the value the...

4B.3_Pankow.pdf


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Modular Type Chiller Plant Design Adds Capacity, Saves Time

Summary Demand for Austin Energy’s chilled water services in downtown Austin were exceeding the utility’s ability to meet. The utility needed a quick solution without complex real estate transactions, site development, and the city's conventional design-bid-build process. The design and...

3E.2_Cabrera_Duane.pdf


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Powering Up: Inside the Design of the Supercomputer Frontera Installation at UT Austin

Summary System expansion using the university’s electrical and mechanical system within an active data center to provide power and cooling for the supercomputer. The electrical upgrade included high efficiency transformers, busways and associated electrical components for liquid cooled server...

1C.2_Tousson_Ontiveros.pdf


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A Powerful Investment in Education and the Community

Darrell Proctor, POWER Summary A new coal-fired combined heat and power (CHP) plant at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, replacing old boilers in place since the 1960s, improves the efficiency of the campus’ heating and cooling system while keeping emissions in check. Construction of...


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CHP Development: Hindsight is 20/20

Summary The Combined Heat and Power Replacement Project at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is nearing completion. This presentation will review lessons learned, including how early stakeholder outreach is critical and the effectiveness of construction management-at-risk (CMAR) approach. The...

4A.3_Sloan_Ward.pdf


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Understanding the Complexities to Successfully Convert a Stoker-Fed Coal-Fired Boiler to Natural Gas

Summary Overview of engineering study that determined changes required to maintain original boiler performance. Review the project progress as the changes occurred. Identify the areas to pay attention to. Discuss redundancy and back up requirements. Sizing and replacing the ID Fan plus adding...

6A.3_Culver.pdf


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Thermal Distribution in District Energy and Cogeneration Systems: The Case for Hot Water

Speakers Bill Liegois, Stanley Consultants #ConferenceProceeding #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #HotWater #StanleyConsultants

4A.1_Liegois.pdf


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Utility Infrastructure Master Planning for Arizona State University Campuses

Speakers Rick Pretzman, Arizona State University Lynn Bailey, Stanley Consultants #CampusEnergyConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #MasterPlanningandSystemDesign #ArizonaStateUniversity #Arizona #StanleyConsultants #Phoenix #Infrastructure

1A.2_Bailey_ Pretzman.pdf


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University of Michigan: Central Plant Distributed Control System Upgrade

Speakers Thomas Mergen, Stanley Consultants #ConferenceProceeding #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #MeteringandControls #UniversityofMichigan #Michigan #StanleyConsultants

4C.1_Mergen.pdf


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Designing Desuperheater Options for University of Iowa Low Pressure Steam System

Summary The University of Iowa has experienced issues associated with excessively high temperatures in their low pressure steam system. The University engaged Stanley Consultants to study desuperheater options at the UI power plant and to produce design documents to execute the chosen approach...

3A.1_Niedergeses, Anderson.pdf