Facilities Services

Energy & Utility Services

Infrastructure & Energy Management provides the campus with utilities management and energy expertise so that the university is as energy efficient as possible. Our responsibilities are as follows:

  • Verify utility rates and audit monthly bills
  • Provide accurate energy cost(s) across building and cost centers
  • Identify possible operations and maintenance problems
  • Determine energy improvement opportunities
  • Evaluate prior energy projects
  • Recommend energy conservation and improvements to system efficiency
  • Assist with Electrical and Gas contract negotiations
  • Establish energy related grant opportunities
  • Provide guidance for load shedding requests

Infrastructure includes:

  • Safe & efficient operation of the central Steam Boiler and Chiller Plants and the Thermal Energy Storage system
  • Distribution of steam, chilled water and electrical energy to all buildings for heating and cooling
  • Distribution of other central utilities such as natural gas, vacuum, steam and compressed air for use in labs and vivarium processes
  • Operation of the digital control systems for the Central Plant and many educational, lab and administrative buildings

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