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Thermal Energy Storage at Rockefeller Center

Summary 45 Rock housed a satellite plant with 30 y/o chillers. Study revealed opportunity to participate in utility demand management program, reducing peak demand at the Center. The plant was replaced with a 2,500 ton chiller plant and a 11,500 ton-hr ice storage plant integrated with a...


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Best Energy/Industrial: Arizona State University Combined Heat & Power Facility Upgrade

ENR Southwest Summary Arizona State University Combined Heat & Power Facility Upgrade Tempe, Ariz. Best Project Owner/Developer: Arizona State University General Contractor: McCarthy Building Cos. Lead Design Firm, MEP Engineer: R.G. Vanderweil Engineers ...

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Form & Function, Large Scale CHP in an Urban Environment

Summary MIT has undertaken a 44 MW CHP plant expansion to address greenhouse gas emissions and improve system resiliency. The significant scale of this facility creates many challenges to be addressed by the project team including coordination of the required site aesthetics with the mission...


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Challenge: Can a District Heating System Cut City Water Use by 80%?

Summary Focus on water conservation in California, the district heating system needed to find a way to reduce boiler makeup water use. With a grant from City of San Francisco, participation from BART, NRG is installing new groundwater recovery system to a nearby subway station that could...


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Energy Efficiency vs. Risk Mitigation: Converting a Pharma Campus from Individual Building to District Cooling

Speakers Linda Hamdan, Vanderweil Engineers Michael Morehead #CampusEnergyConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #DistrictCooling #Vanderweil #SanFrancisco #California

3A.1_Hamdan_ Morehead.pdf

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Ammonia Refrigeration and Risk Mitigation for District Cooling Applications

Speakers Chris Hastings, Vanderweil Engineers #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #DistrictCooling #Vanderweil #AmmoniaRefrigeration #RiskMitigation


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How to Use CHP to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in a Low Carbon Utility

Speakers Bryce MacMartin, Vanderweil Engineers #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #CHP #Vanderweil #ProjectPlanning


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Combined Heat and Power: A Total Energy Solution for Mining and Minerals, Separation Chemical Process Plants

Summary Mining and minerals separation plants with extensive chemical processes rely heavily on electrical power and require large quantities of high pressure steam. Yet, majority of these facilities are likely to be located in remote areas, far from reliable utility grid power sources,...

6A.2_Brooks, Demirchian.pdf

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Algonquin Power Installs New CHP in only 8 Months & Achieves 82% Annual CHP Efficiency

Summary The presentation highlights challenges and lessons learned from Algonquin Power's CHP installation project. Speaker Chistoper Hastings, Vanderweil Power Group #2015 #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #CHP #Vanderweil #Industrial #MasterPlanningandSystemDesign ...


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How Can You Ensure Your CHP Commissioning is Effective? Tools & Lessons Learned

Summary The Problem Roles & Responsibilities Design-Bid-Build vs. Design-Build What Needs to Happen and When? Tools and Where To Get Them Top Lessons Learned Speakers Jeff Duncan, Vanderweil Engineers #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #Vanderweil ...