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West Campus Utility Plant will help tell UW’s Sustainability Story
Source: In Our Nature
6-21-2017 | News
The tall white screens, glowing softly at night, draw the eye from blocks away. At the base of the building, 10-foot tall LED screens play informative videos showcasing sustainability efforts at the University of Washington, while windows in between provide a glimpse at the workings of the equipment inside.
The recently completed West Campus Utility Plant near the corner of University Way and Pacific Street provides cooling and emergency power to meet the needs of UW’s growing west campus area. The plant brings efficiency and responsiveness, helping UW use less energy to provide cooling, and is expected to be certified as Envision silver or gold, a ranking similar to the more well-known LEED system.