Senators Brown And Gardner Announce Funding For UT Campus Infrastructure Improvements
University of Toledo to receive $2.1 million for equipment for Campus Infrastructure Project
April 10, 2017
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Columbus – Today, Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) and Senator Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green) announced that the State Controlling Board has released $2.1 million to the University of Toledo for equipment for the Campus Infrastructure Improvements project.

According to the request, the funding will go toward investing in the addition of cooling towers for the two existing chillers in the South Chilled Water Plant as well as a new chiller for the North Chilled Water Plant, both on the Main Campus. Adding cooling towers to the South Plant and a chiller upgrade at the North will make them more dependable and will encourage effective energy utilization. Plant modifications will also reduce maintenance costs across Main Campus.

“I’m pleased that the University of Toledo received funding for the Campus Infrastructure Improvements project,” said Senator Brown. “These are necessary upgrades that will benefit the university’s students and staff while also producing a desirable fiscal outcome.”

Senator Brown, who is the Senate Minority Whip, received agreement from Senator Gardner, who is Senate Majority Floor leader.

“We must continue to support basic infrastructure assistance for our higher education institutions,” Gardner said.  “These funds help us protect the public’s investment in these facilities.”

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