University of Vermont

Physical Plant Department

Central Plant Open House Aug 2

Central Utility Plant Open House

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.

The Physical Plant Department invites the entire UVM community to an Open House to help celebrate the completion of the expansion to the Central Heating and Chilled Water Plant.

Please join us for a behind-the-scenes peek into the Central Plant. Learn how steam and chilled water is produced and distributed underground to provide heating for over 50 campus buildings and air conditioning for most central campus buildings. Learn about the building's interesting history and how it got the nickname "Cage".

Schedule of Events:

12:00 noon
Facility Dedication and Opening Remarks

12:15 - 2:00 pm
Ice cream, Refreshments, and Facility Tours
(Ongoing 20-minute tours will be led by Physical Plant staff)

Please RSVP here to help us with planning tour logistics.

NOTE: Tour goers must wear closed-toe sturdy shoes and no loose clothing. Visitors will walk through narrow spaces and up/down one flight of stairs. No cameras or video allowed.


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