Three different Goulds Pumps brand models were selected by Stanford as part of a comprehensive district heating plan that will replace a current natural gas-powered cogeneration plant with an electricity-powered heat recovery plant. Studies have shown that the campus can recover up to 70 percent of the heat now discharged from the cooling system to meet at least 80 percent of simultaneous campus heating demands, significantly reducing fossil fuel and water use in the process. Scheduled for completion in 2015, Stanford’s facility will be key to reducing campus carbon emissions by up to 50 percent, lowering its water use by up to 18 percent and saving an estimated $300 million over the next 35 years.

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