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Pablo Orozco, senior project manager, explains “the wow factor” behind him: the condensing economizer. David Phillips, UC Davis/Courtesy photo
Pablo Orozco, senior project manager, shows off the condensing economizer at the Central Heating and Cooling Plant on Dairy Road. David Phillips, UC Davis/Courtesy photo
Follow the water vapor: Diverted from two boiler stacks, left, through a fan and down into the condensing economizer, where the vapor loses heat to three coiled pipelines. Stationary engineer Randy Bergstrom, the operator, points to the "waste" vapor going out. David Phillips, UC Davis/Courtesy photo
Steam plant “waste” rises from UC Davis' Central Heating and Cooling Plant on Dairy Road. It's still hot enough to form water vapor, but not as hot as it used to be, after going through the condensing economizer. David Phillips, UC Davis/Courtesy photo
Randy Bergstrom, stationary engineer, monitors the operation of the Central Heating and Cooling Plant. David Phillips, UC Davis/Courtesy photo
Pablo Orozco, senior project manager, shows off the condensing economizer at the Central Heating and Cooling Plant on Dairy Road. David Phillips, UC Davis/Courtesy photo
Checking the temps: Pablo Orozco points out 265 degrees Fahrenheit going in, 104 degrees going out. The "heat sink" will provide heat and hot water for the Tercero 3 residence halls, now under construction. David Phillips, UC Davis/Courtesy photo

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