When an industry leading soft drink beverage distributor needed to expand its distribution center, their facility manager and mechanical engineers reviewed heating and ventilating options and made an interesting decision.
The high-profile equipment involves an efficient, resilient trigeneration plant to provide heating, cooling, and power service. However, UConn’s most critical asset may be its forward-thinking, campus-wide energy strategy.
This month’s Facility File will focus on the B2B June test for a heating application on a college campus, with a building program removing a dormitory heating system from the campus high-pressure steam system and replacing it with a high-efficiency condensing hot water boiler within the dormitory.
During construction of the 190-unit, 15-story JeffJack Apartments building in downtown Chicago, the owner sought an effective method to prevent snow and ice build-up on the building’s parking garage ramps during winter.