Central Plant

Central Plant houses major centralized equipment such as the combustion turbine, chillers, boilers, and air compressors. The Central Plant is operational 24/7 and receives after-hours trouble calls. Services provided by Central Plant steam engineers include:

  • Produce and distribute electricity via the combined heat and power cogeneration plant.
  • Produce and distribute chilled water for cooling, high-temperature hot water (heating, industrial hot water, and steam generation), and compressed air to campus buildings.
  • Maintenance and repair of:
    • Air compressors and dryers
    • Air handler equipment and filtration
    • Chemical treatment for pools
    • Emergency generators
    • Heat exchangers
    • Industrial hot water heaters
    • Motors
    • Process cooling water systems (central)
    • Pumps
    • Steam generators
    • Vacuum pump systems
    • Valves - isolation and control
    • Water systems - central DI, RO, and soft water systems