Central Heating Plant

Architectural design for new university heating plant

Cambridge Seven Associates worked with the University of Massachusetts Building Authority (UMBA) to develop a new Central Heating Plant at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Typically, buildings of this type are comprised of an arrangement of enclosed facilities with large outlying tanks and equipment. However, given its prominent location on campus, C7A was charged with providing a strong architectural solution for UMass. The concept, developed in coordination with Vanderweil Engineers and the University, creates an entire complex, building and tank farm, tied together as a unified whole under a large roof and framework structure.

UMass Amherst Central Heating Plant: New face of power

Combined Cycle Journal awarded the University of Massachusetts Amherst Central Heating Plant with the Pacesetter Plant Award. Cambridge Seven Associates and Vanderweil Engineers designed this award-winning heating plant. C7A Principal Timothy Mansfield and principal Chuck Redmon were charged by the …