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Whitepaper: CHP for Healthcare

IDEA member Burns & McDonnell published the whitepaper "Combined Heat and Power: Reaping the Benefits of Changed Market Conditions"

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Energy Infrastructure

President & CEO Rob Thornton shares his thoughts on the importance of critical energy infrastructure investment in the United States.


Princeton's Campus Energy

District Energy works to keep electricity rates low for Princeton University



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    Member experience with fuel cells

    Dear IDEA Colleagues,  IDEA has received an inquiry from an active campus energy member, seeking to ...

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    RE: Introducing the New IDEAConnect Open Forum!

    Dear IDEA Colleagues,  It is a pleasure to introduce myself. My name is Brian Armstrong and I am a solution ...

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    RE: Introducing the New IDEAConnect Open Forum!

    ​Hello Colleagues, 37 years in the industry. Surely we count an aircraft carrier at the age of 18 as ...