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ORNL/DOE Survey Data

Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the United States Department of Energy

Census of Central Plant District Energy and CHP Systems at

Colleges, Universities, Hospitals, Healthcenters, and Airports

Summer 2002


1. Data Collected on U.S. Colleges and Universities*

Data are contained in Excel spreadsheets which have been converted to PDF files. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to download and view the data tables.

Table Number Table Contents
Table 1:  Longevity of Operations
  • Year Central Plant Operations Commenced
  • Year of Last Major Expansion
Table 2:  Heating System Data
  • Number of Heating Plants
  • Total Capacity
  • Primary Fuel
  • Annual Fuel Expenditures
  • Total Linear Feet of Heating Pipe
  • Heat Distribution Method
  • Heating Pipe Construction
  • Percentage of Campus Heating Requirements Met by Central Plant
Table 3:  Heating Equipment Detail
  • Boiler Type
  • Fuel
  • Size
  • Quantity
Table 4:  Cooling System Data
  • Single or Multiple Cooling Plants
  • Total Capacity
  • Thermal Storage Method and Volume
  • Total Linear Feet of Cooling Pipe
  • Cooling Pipe Construction
  • Percentage of Campus Cooling Requirements Met by Central Plant
Table 5:  Cooling Equipment Detail
  • Chiller Type
  • Size
  • Quantity
Table 6:  Electricity Generation Data
  • Power Generation Method
  • Total Installed Capacity
  • Year Electric Generation Commenced
  • Percentage of Campus Electrical Load Served
Table 7:  Electricity Generation Equipment Detail
  • Type of Generator
  • Size
  • Quantity
Click here for the summary Power Point® presentation of the above findings of the CHP Market Study of Colleges and Universities

 

2. Airports*

Table Number Table Contents
Table 1:  Longevity of Operations
  • Year Central Plant Operations Commenced
  • Year of Last Major Expansion
Table 2:  Heating System Data
  • Number of Heating Plants
  • Total Capacity
  • Primary Fuel
  • Annual Fuel Expenditures
  • Total Linear Feet of Heating Pipe
  • Heat Distribution Method
  • Heating Pipe Construction
  • Percentage of Campus Heating Requirements Met by Central Plant
Table 3:  Heating Equipment Detail
  • Boiler Type
  • Fuel
  • Size
  • Quantity
Table 4:  Cooling System Data
  • Single or Multiple Cooling Plants
  • Total Capacity
  • Thermal Storage Method and Volume
  • Total Linear Feet of Cooling Pipe
  • Cooling Pipe Construction
  • Percentage of Campus Cooling Requirements Met by Central Plant
Table 5:  Cooling Equipment Detail
  • Chiller Type
  • Size
  • Quantity
Table 6:  Electricity Generation Data
  • Power Generation Method
  • Total Installed Capacity
  • Year Electric Generation Commenced
  • Percentage of Campus Electrical Load Served

*  IDEA is not responsible for data errors and omissions.  All data were provided by employees of the census respondent institutions and organizations.  Data are collected via telephone, fax, or online and are updated on a regular basis.  The data posted were collected during 2001 and 2002.  Due to continual system changes, repairs, and improvements, the data reported may or may not reflect the current status of the systems. The objective of the census data is to inventory the systems in operation in the CHP industry during 2001-2002.

 

 





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