30 Mar '15, 4pm

Toledo Museum of Art marks energy-saving milestone

A combined heat and power system at the Toledo Museum of Art has surpassed 400,000 hours of operation – contributing to the Museum’s overall savings of 80 per cent of electricity use per year. Representatives from Capstone Turbine and GEM Energy presented an award to the Toledo Museum of Art in recognition of the combined heat and power system operations milestone at a Green Energy Ohio workshop at the Museum. The four C65 Capstone microturbines on-site supply heating and electricity through cogeneration. The microturbine system supplies the museum with 260kW of continuous electricity and 1.6 million btu of heat, equal to the amount of electricity consumed by 250 homes. The sustainable microturbines allow the museum to conserve energy, while still maintaining the precise temperature and humidity levels required to preserve its art collection and ensure the comfort of visit...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/41860/toledo-mus...

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