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U.Va. and William & Mary provides updates on their joint climate action plan

The Cavalier Daily Summary The University and the College of William & Mary shared progress, challenges and new initiatives for their joint 2030 Sustainability Plan in a webinar Wednesday afternoon. Sustainability Directors Andrea Trimble and Calandra Waters Lake — representing the...


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Second Generation Heat Recovery

Summary The University of Virginia ‘s North Grounds Mechanical Plant expansion is doubling the area served and building out the capacity of the efficient central plant. We will discuss new analysis tools, the second generation heat recovery system and challenges in adopting University...

7B.1_Witchger_Zmick_Huss.pdf


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Converting The University of Virginia District Steam and MTHW to a LTHW Heat Recovery System

Summary An existing 230F MTHW distribution from the central steam plant to the academic grounds will be converted to a 170F LTHW network with heat recovery and a hot water boiler, significantly lessening the demand for steam from existing boilers that burn fossil fuels. Buildings fed from...

3D.2_Moyer_Zmick.pdf


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Creating a Reliable Campus Power Distribution Network, with Focus on Power Quality

Summary Over the years, University of Virginia (UVA), the University of Virginia Health System, have experienced temporary power outages caused by a multitude of reasons. These outages trigger the resetting of vital equipment which serves a “mission critical” function, and is extremely...

3B.1_Anabathula_Evans.pdf


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CampusEnergy2016 Student Video Contest Winner: University of Virginia

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 2016 winner from the University of Virginia shares...


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CampusEnergy2015 Student Video Contest Winner: University of Virginia

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 2015 winner from the University of Virginia shares...


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Rate Design - Steam/Hot Water

Summary Presented at IDEA's Campus Energy Conference Distribution Workshop March 5, 2018. Speakers Cheryl Gomez, University of Virginia James Rosner, University of Denver #CampusEnergyConference #ConferenceProceeding #2018 #ThermalDistribution #Workshop #UniversityofVirginia ...

TD-3.5_GOMEZ_TDWorkshop2018.pdf


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University of Virginia: Energy and Utility Master Plan and Cogeneration Study

Summary In response to campus growth, the existing campus utility systems were expanded and extended to the point where additional planning was necessary to address not only the future growth plans of the university, but also more stringent environmental regulations, energy supply challenges,...

1A.3_Callihan, Witchger.pdf


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Real-Time Energy Asset Management: Data for Decisions and Behavior Changes at the University of Virginia

Summary Campus energy systems collect and trend large quantities of data from multiple sources including energy plants, SCADA, BAS, EMS, GIS, and building meters. The creation of a real-time energy asset structure with embedded data analytics has yielded insights into building and plant...

1C.1_Gomez, Martin.pdf


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University of Virginia: Energy & Utility Master Plan and Cogeneration Study

Summary This presentation will review some of the more interesting recommendations of the University of Virginia's master plan, such as extending a new approximately 15 mile natural gas service to the University. Some of the more unique methods that were used to produce and deliver the master...

1A.4_CALLIHAN_HOWE_PETTERSON.pdf