chills water that is distributed through 14
miles of pipes underneath city streets to
serve about 100 buildings in the downtown loop. Freeze reported that since large
chillers aren’t needed in each building,
building owners benefit because they have
even more space to rent out, they get
additional parking, and they are able to
maintain the sleek architectural integrity
of their buildings.
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IDEA member Joe Hoose, Cool Systems Inc., moderated a session on district energy during
the World Energy Engineering Congress in Atlanta to help educate engineers about district
energy’s benefits. Hoose and IDEA Chair Bob Smith also staffed IDEA’s booth in the exhibit
hall during the event, which ran from Aug. 15-17, 2007.
Citizens Thermal Growing
Citizens Thermal Energy (CTE) of
Indianapolis, Ind., reported in its summer