at a Bedford campus ceremony to launch the new Trustees' House geothermal project.
Rep. John Tierney and state officials at a recent
ceremony on the Bedford campus to "flip the
switch" launching an innovative new
heating/cooling equipment in Trustees' House, a three-
story, 9,800-square-foot building on the Bedford campus.
The project is a collaboration between MCC and the
Division of Capital Asset Management, the agency
responsible for major public-building construction and real-
estate services for Massachusetts. Construction began last
spring and was completed this fall.
efforts of Congressman Tierney, Middlesex has been awarded
a new $75,000 state grant from the Department of Energy
Resources' Lead by Example program to support the
$300,000 Trustees' House geothermal project.
geothermal module in its "Environmental Science"
(ENV131) course. MCC students will be able to monitor
the project's above-ground dashboard/kiosk, leading to an
increased understanding of geothermal technology.
reduction and sustainability by replacing heating/cooling
equipment that was at the end of its life," said Matthew
Sepe, MCC's dean of facilities management. "It will also cut