Boiler Solutions for Education - Universities

Boilers for Colleges & Universities

Cleaver-Brooks steam and hot water solutions keep university campuses running safely, reliably, efficiently, and sustainably. From generating building heat during the winter months to providing steam for food preparation and laundry services, we can design a system that overcomes your challenges while achieving your financial and sustainability goals.

How Do I Convert My Boiler to Natural Gas?

Cleaver-Brooks can modernize a university boiler system in two ways. First, it can retire the coal- or oil-fired equipment and replace it with a watertube, firetube or series of condensing hydronic systems. Second, it can convert the burner and upgrade the controls of an older system to burn natural gas. Either way, safety and reliability will increase, and emissions and operating costs will significantly decrease.

Our engineers can overcome the challenges of installing a new system for a boiler room from a bygone area. For example, our engineers have designed a system to fit inside a 1950s-era boiler room when three-pass boilers were standard. They also have vented boilers horizontally instead of vertically in tall plants to save on installation costs.

Large University Campus

How Can My Facility go Off the Grid?

Many universities see a significant advantage in moving away from the local electrical grid, especially when there are interruptions in power during severe winter weather.

Cogeneration enables a university to supply a majority of their campus electrical needs while also providing an efficient, reliable steam supply. Cleaver-Brooks offers a variety of HRSG solutions to achieve this goal.


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Featured Customer Story

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UM-Dearborn needed to replace its three large steam boilers. The challenge was to design a new system for the 1950s-era boiler room when three-pass boilers were standard. Cleaver-Brooks engineered a 600-hp burner to fit inside a CBJT 700-hp shorter-length shell.

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Many different terms or names are used to describe steam in various applications and industries. This inconsistent nomenclature can be confusing, resulting in steam not being described correctly, or it being improperly used in a specific application.

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Established in 1966, Penn State Harrisburg originally relied on coal-fired boilers to heat the campus. The coal boilers were replaced with steam boilers in the 1970s. In 2013, a decision was made to transition from steam to hydronic boilers to increase efficiency and decrease operational costs.

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You can count on Cleaver-Brooks to meet the heating and hot water needs of your university.

Contact your local Cleaver-Brooks representative to discuss a safe, reliable, energy-efficient, and sustainable boiler room solution for your facility.