July 162014

VAULTS and VALVES Central Utility Plant Construction

Improving efficiency and reducing energy costs are driving forces in the construction of new or upgrade of existing central utility plants. Central Utility Plants (CUP) are more efficient, reliable and offer savings compared to decentralized heating and cooling systems. The CUP produces steam and chilled water used for heating and cooling of campuses, developments and healthcare facilities. General Excavating has been in the center of many CUP construction projects including the District Energy Corporation’s plant in the Haymarket, UNMC's facility in Omaha, the CRES project on Nebraska Innovation Campus, the University of Nebraska Lincoln’s East and City Campuses and several others. Construction includes chilled water lines, steam ...

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July 82014

Value Assistance

To ensure success on your next job, consider visiting with project managers at General Excavating like Jim Brunner.  Jim has over twenty years of management experience in underground utility and industrial construction.  Jim has provided engineers, architects, developers, general contractors and subcontractors recommendations on construction and cost savings ideas on a wide variety of public and private projects.  A graduate of the Colorado School of Mines, Jim's formal training and expertise is utilized in budgeting, estimating and managing sanitary sewer, storm sewer, and water main projects.  For more information on how to get your project off to a great start,  email Jim at jbrunner@generalexcavating.com.

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