University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Oct. 28, 2014
The University of Massachusetts Medical Center’s combined heat and power system serves a 60-acre campus with a district energy loop. The campus expanded its system in 2010 and not only increased its capacty, but also its efficiency. In doing so, the center lowered its unit costs and improved its environmental profile. Here the university describes […]

The University of Massachusetts Medical Center’s combined heat and power system serves a 60-acre campus with a district energy loop. The campus expanded its system in 2010 and not only increased its capacty, but also its efficiency. In doing so, the center lowered its unit costs and improved its environmental profile.

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