Facilities Management: University of Minnesota

See on Scoop.itGreen Building Operations – Systems & Controls, Maintenance & Commissioning

Facilities Management, a department of University Services, is responsible for the physical assets of the University of Minnesota to ensure a quality environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors in support of the University’s mission of…

Duane Tilden‘s insight:

Compared to replacing aging boilers with a traditional boiler, CHP generates $7M in annual savings and $176M of lifecycle savings over a 30 year horizon.  Another bottom line benefit CHP provides is partially shielding the University from increased electricity rates, which are expected to jump 10% in the near future. Because CHP allows the institution to generate some electricity, the U will not have to purchase as much from the utility company.

See on www.facm.umn.edu

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