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Geothermal Project: By the Numbers

Estimated 2,300 jobs created (direct and indirect)
$2 million—operating costs saved annually by our university
85,000 tons—carbon dioxide reduction into the atmosphere
Nearly 50 percent—reduction of our carbon footprint
1,000 miles of loop field pipe
10 miles of buried distribution pipe
650 percent increase in system efficiency
47 buildings—to use geothermal
5.5 million—square feet of heated and cooled space
63 years—average age of coal-fired boilers