The Utility Master Plan

Objectives

  1. Replace the aging and outdated central plant facilities and provide for future loads as envisioned in the Facility Master Plan
  2. Replace the outdated and failing campus steam distribution network and controls
  3. Reduce our operating costs and carbon emissions significantly and permanently

System Overview

  1. Transition the existing steam distribution system to a hot water distribution system
  2. Install a heat pump to take advantage of simultaneous heating and cooling loads
  3. Tie the heat pump to geothermal bore fields
  4. Add efficient and/or renewable onsite electrical generation system(s)

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Project Timeline

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