Biomass-Fueled Heating Plant at Heart of University's Energy-Retrofit Program

March 2011
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Mar2011, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p18
The article reports on the expansion program of Eastern Illinois University (EIU) involving the biomass-fueled heating plant that would provide nearly 13 million dollars in cost savings. It states that two large biomass gasifiers drive the new heating plant replacing the existing steam plant of the university. It notes that EIU's commitment to conservation and access to the right financing tools made it leader in higher education in energy efficiency and green technology.


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