Baker Chilled Water Plant (Pump House)

  • Baker Chilled Water Plant Pump House.
  • Overview

    Facility
    BAKPMP
    Number
    A201
    Function
    Facility / Campus Service
    Gross Square Feet
    1,112
    Construction Cost
    $258,120
    Completed
    January, 1976
    Architect
    Davis Brody & Milstein
  • 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.