Tecogen Cogeneration at WPI
Tecogen sold two Ultra CM-75 combined heat and power (CHP) units to Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) for its Gateway and Life Sciences Building and Campus Center.
Bill Spratt, WPI’s director of facilities and operations, describes the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance program of CHP units. The two Tecogen systems are generating power and heat that offsets 30 percent of the building’s energy use. The CHP system is also controlling ambient temperature and humidity.
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