Case Study by Suzanne Rowe Barrett and Rose Titcomb Established in 1907, UC Riverside (UCR), in Riverside, California, is a public land-grant research university & is one of 10 campuses in the California University system. The campus sits on over 1,900 acres in the foothills of the Box Springs Mountain. Through a series of audits of the university’s central utility plant systems and equipment,...
Starting in 2010, the University of Georgia (UGA) and Thermaxx Jackets embarked on what has become a long-lasting relationship that has saved thousands of dollars to the taxpayers of the state of Georgia. This has been accomplished by launching a strategic three-pronged attack to properly insulate steam pits, mechanical rooms and energy plants with Thermaxx jackets and hard insulation.
"The jacket designed by Thermaxx Jackets for the DA tank has made it so much cooler in the area already."Bill JohnsonEnergy Management, American University
We were asked to insulate the kitchen exhaust duct above a commercial kitchen grill at a busy café in a New York City based university. This request had many layers of difficulty, one of which was when to perform the work. The café is in operation from 4am to 2am every day or there was a small window of closure on a holiday weekend. We had to choose the holiday weekend as we needed the time...
A University located in the heart of Hyde Park, Chicago, worked with Thermaxx to improve energy efficiency on their campus spanning close to 16 million square feet. It encompasses over 87 educational, recreational, and facilitative buildings and over 100 multi-story buildings, several of which have been in operation since the late 1800’s.
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How the University of Vermont Saved 6,500 MMBTUs per year with Removable Blanket Insulation UVM University Heights mechanical room with insulation jackets on gate valve bonnets (jacket material is PTFE-coated fiberglass with 15mm Pyrogel® insulation
Case Study: Insulating Steam Components in Duke University Mechanical Room Project BackgroundDuke University is home of the Blue Devils, boasting a population of 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students and world-class faculty. Duke has an unyielding commitment to spreading and applying knowledge in service of society, both near the North Carolina-based campus and beyond. In 2009, Duke launched...
Another steam system to be Thermaxx‘D! $379,000.00 of Removable Insulation Jackets to help save Utah State University Money! Thermaxx LLC entered into contract with Utah State University in March of 2011 to provide removable insulation jackets and removable insulation covers in 40 buildings consisting of over 1,600 insulation jackets. Total contract value is anticipated to be $379,000.
University saves $10,000 a year with removable insulation After an employee at a well known university was burned while working near the bonnet of a large gate valve, Thermaxx Insulation was called in to correct the safety issue. Once the new insulation cover was installed, not only was the burn hazard eliminated, but the school realized a savings of $450 per year per bonnet as an added benefit.