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How CHP Will Help You During a Hurricane

While millions of people lost power during the recent hurricanes, certain facilities were able to keep their power, heat, and critical equipment running. This was possible due to Combined Heat and Power (CHP), a highly efficient form of onsite electric and thermal energy generation. During any major storm, energy reliability, resiliency, and security become paramount […]

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How Will Your School Perform During the Next Power Outage?

Heat and power systems for educational campuses have traditionally been separate, and quite often outdated, making them less cost-effective, reliable, or sustainable. For instance, when a power outage happens, most institutions are unable to operate until power is restored. So, if traditional systems are proving to be inefficient – is combined heat and power (CHP) […]

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CHP and Emergency Generation are not mutually exclusive

Cogeneration, or Combined Heat and Power (CHP) solutions, provide efficiency and reliability through affordable, clean energy – today and for the future. Recent extreme weather events have turned attention to energy reliability and business continuity, disrupting electric distribution systems and exposing fragilities in our power systems. When considering CHP systems and Emergency Generators, here are […]

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CHP Solutions – Central Power Plant or Micro-grid?

Your facilities are laid out based on years of decisions, growth, change and funding. Very few locations that serve the same purpose are identical. Even within a business or an organization all campuses are not built alike. Many have Central Power Plants, while others may take advantage of a micro-grid configuration. There is no correct […]

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The Benefits of CHP

This infographic explores the general, operational, reliability and economic benefits of Combined Heat & Power systems – illustrating the many benefits of CHP.

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Have you planned for a power outage?

What does your organization do when the lights go out? Do the phones work? Do your computer systems go down? How long does the UPS keep everything working? Will you have heat and air conditioning? Will the water system work? Does your security system operate? Most businesses simply stop operating until the power is restored. […]

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Employee Spotlight: Getting to Know Gary Fechter

At UGI Performance Solutions, we are proud of our commitment to innovative answers for improved performance, a healthier environment, and a better bottom line, as the premier CHP Company and regional solution provider with the capability to provide end-to-end CHP Solutions. As part of our efforts to deliver value and support, and establish strong professional relationships, […]

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CHP’s Role In A Clean And Green Future

There are many reasons why organizations should use Combined Heat and Power (CHP), or cogeneration. In addition to commercial and societal benefits of CHP, other impacts include environmental, energy, and economic benefits – which is why it already has a large presence in the U.S., with almost 4,500 installations. With cogeneration, thermal energy that would […]

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