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Making the Most of Your Assets

Summary Workshop 2 Session Speakers Juan Ontiveros, University of Texas at Austin #2018 #ConferenceProceeding #AnnualConference #Workshop #DistrictCooling #UniversityofTexasAustin


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Low Cost, High Impact Energy Reduction in Existing Campus Buildings

Summary Campus thermal and electrical loads can be sharply reduced on the demand side through optimization of existing building stock. The focus doesn't always have to be on expensive retrofits, as often there is much opportunity through the resequencing and programming of existing controls...


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UT Austin - DES Disaster Recovery Plan

Summary Texas requires higher-ed to maintain a written DRP that addresses critical infrastructure resources to minimize impact and allow institutions to quickly resume mission-critical functions. Processes and techniques used in developing the plan are described as well as risk mitigating...


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Roadmap for Cooling System Improvements

Summary Presented at IDEA's Campus Energy Conference Distribution Workshop March 5, 2018. Speakers Juan Ontiveros, UT Austin Ben Erpelding, Optimum Energy #CampusEnergyConference #ConferenceProceeding #2018 #ThermalDistribution #Workshop #DistrictCooling #UniversityofTexasAustin...


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Implementing a Cloud-Based Utility Billing System at the University of Texas Austin

Summary How the University implemented a fully digital utility billing system that uses generated energy meter data from 160 buildings plus paper purchased utility bills the system used an AI module for external utilities vouchers entry. The monthly billing process time was reduced by one...


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Panel Discussion: Control of Chilled Water Thermal Energy Storage Tanks - Including Multiple Tanks

Summary Panel Discussion: Many campus District Cooling networks now use, or are considering to use of, Chilled Water (CHW) Thermal Energy Storage (TES). These tanks are atmospheric pressure (vented) vessels, which are coupled to pressurized CHW networks. Accordingly, care must be taken...


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University of Texas Austin – Supporting a Fast Track Mission-Critical Campus Healthcare Expansion

Summary The University of Texas at Austin underwent a campus expansion that included mission critical facilities at the hospital and medical campus. This presentation provides an overview of the master planning objectives, challenges, and successes. Speaker Juan Ontiveros, University of...

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Optimizing Strategies through Effective Modeling

Summary Effective modeling can help your system optimize to acheive efficiency and save on energy costs. By having a hollistic approach and utilizing different tools and strategies the University of Texas at Austin is able to achieve up to 87% efficiency and keep fuel & emissions at 1976...

Ontiveros_Juan - Modeling.pdf

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Reporting on Microgrid Performance Metrics at Princeton University & University of Texas at Austin

Speakers John Kelly, Perfect Power Institute #ConferenceProceeding #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #Microgrids #Workshop #PerfectPowerInstitute #UniversityofTexasAustin #Princeton #NewJersey #Texas


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