Case Study

Vortisand Systems Reduce An Airport's Central Utility Plant Operating Costs Seven-Fold, Saving Over $300,000 In Its First Year Of Operation

Source: Evoqua Water Technologies

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The replacement central utility plant (CUP) project was a design-build project involving construction of a new CUP to replace the existing CUP at an International Airport located in the U.S. The purpose of the project was to accommodate the increased utility demand associated with improvements to the International Terminal.  The replacement 75,000 square-foot CUP was constructed between the existing CUP and the existing air traffic control tower.  Upon completion of the replacement CUP, the existing CUP was demolished and used for the site of the thermal energy storage (TES) tank.