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Baker Chilled Water Plant

BAKER

Overview

Facility
BAKER
Number
A200
Function
Gross Square Feet
38,284
Construction Cost
$8,604,000
Completed
January, 1976
Architect
Davis Brody & Milstein

Occupants

Function

Baker Chilled Water Plant provides cooled water for air-conditioned buildings with a cooling capacity of 168 million BTU's per hour, equivalent to 21,000 typical window units. This facility provides service to most areas of the North Campus, except for the residence halls.

Namesake

BAKER

Melvin H. Baker (1885-1976) was founder and former chief executive of National Gypsum Company, which at one time had its headquarters in Buffalo.

Historical research and photographs provided by University Archives.