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Green Campus Tour: Geothermal and District Energy Loop

Four underground geothermal heat pumps improve energy efficiency on campus by using the natural heat of the earth to warm or cool buildings. These pumps connect to PSU's Campus Loop, a district energy system that generates steam and chilled water from centralized plants and distributes it underground to 15 buildings. As a result,
these buildings don’t need their own boilers or air conditioners and
the University benefits from greater reliability, efficiency, and lower utility costs.

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15. Science Research Center
16. South Park Blocks
17. PSU ReUse Room
18. Lincoln Hall
19. Broadway Cycle Track
20. Geothermal & District Energy Loop