Congratulations to our newest Professional Engineer, Lori Van der Voort, PE, CEP. Lori obtained her professional engineering license in Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology. She is currently our Director of Energy and is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers and founding board member of Council of Women in Energy and Environmental Leadership (CWEEL).
Lancaster General Hospital’s Energy Center was awarded Project of the Year at the March of Dimes Transportation, Construction and Real Estate Awards. The heart of the Energy Center includes a combined heat and power plant, and a steam-driven turbine chiller, forming a tri-generation system that creates electricity, heating and cooling from a single source. This was a combined effort by Lancaster General, Benchmark Construction and PWI Engineering.
Pictured left to right is John Hartman, LGH and Troy Hafer, Benchmark Construction.
This cogeneration plant was designed by PWI Engineering in cooperation with AB Energy USA for Aria Jefferson Health - Torresdale Campus. Cogeneration Day USA will feature this project with a technical tour led by Jan Buijk, CEO of EPS AB Enery.
Lancaster General Hospital’s “Energy Center of the Future” was designed by PWI. This CHP system consists of a combustion turbine and heat recovery boiler, as well as a steam-driven turbine chiller. In an article by Joseph Swope of UGI, he explains how UGI is playing a major role (read more)