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Baker Chilled Water Plant (Pump House)

BAKPMP

Overview

Facility
BAKPMP
Number
A201
Function
Gross Square Feet
1,112
Construction Cost
$258,120
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

BAKPMP

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