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MU Makes Push for Sustainability

Kiana Fernandes, Missourian Summary Students at MU cannot ignore climate change and the efforts to reverse it. On a campus that ranks nationally in sustainability practices, environmental consciousness is unavoidable. MU’s Sustainability Office serves as the hub from which the pervasive...

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Putting sustainable biomass to the test

This article was featured in the Q3 2018 edition of District Energy Magazine. Boosting woody biomass use with a new boiler helps Mizzou slash greenhouse gas emissions. The University of Missouri (MU) in Columbia, the state’s largest university, has achieved notable success in...

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CampusEnergy2017 Student Video Contest Winner: University of Missouri

Summary Launched in 2012, the Campus Energy Student Video Contest challenges students from IDEA member institutions to create a short video about their campus energy plant, focused on district energy and/or combined heat and power (CHP). The 2017 winner from the University of Missouri shares...

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Planning and Optimizing Energy Efficiency at University of Missouri Columbia

Summary This presentation provides an overview of the University of Missouri's 60 MW CHP campus energy system that serves over 15 million SF. The system integrates multiple fuels and optimizes overall efficiency. See some of the lessons learned while operating a large energy network in 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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Cooling Tower Basin Design at University of Texas, University of Missouri, and UNC Chapel Hill

Speakers Kevin Fox, Jacobs Engineering #CampusEnergyConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #DistrictCooling #JacobsEngineering #UNCChapelHill #NorthCarolina #UniversityofTexasAustin #Texas #Austin #UniversityofMissouri #Missouri


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Sustainable District Energy at Mizzou: The Accelerated Integration of Biomass, Wind, Solar and Energy Conservation

Summary The University of Missouri (MU) strives to provide a healthy and safe learning environment and is working to achieve climate neutrality in line with the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment. This presentation reviews current campus programs including: 1)...


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University of Missouri wins 2017 System of the Year Award

System of the Year 2017 Bob Smith, chair of the IDEA System of the Year Award committee, announced the winner of the 2017 SOYA at the conclusion of IDEA's 108th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Scottsdale, Ariz., on June 28, 2017. The award was accepted by Ken Davis, director of...

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District Energy goes to class at Mizzou!

Summary Increase the value of your campus district energy system without spending anymore capital by utilizing your energy facilities and staff to enhance the campus academic mission. Our campuses district energy systems are well poised to help educate future energy professionals and support...