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Behind That Door . . .
Outside Main Boiler House As you pass this humble building just to the left of the West Hall parking entrance, you would be very surprised to find out what is behind that door . . .
A modern office with large picture windows overlooks miles of piping, boilers, furnaces and pumps, which produce steam for Rensselaer's campus so that we can stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Inside the Office
Computer Screen of Boiler #2 Water temperatures, pressure, and efficiency is tracked on computer software. Personnel know at a glance if their boilers and support equipment are working properly.
As Feedwater Pumps pump water into the boiler unit, the software tracks its flow, temperature and levels. Computer Screen of Boiler #1

 

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