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GSA Issues Request for Information on Heating Operations and Transmission District in Washington D.C.

October 21, 2016

WASHINGTON — The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) today issued a Request for Information (RFI) for the Heating Operations and Transmission District (HOTD). This RFI is seeking alternatives for HOTD, located in Washington D.C.

Originally built in 1933, the HOTD complex is comprised of several interrelated systems including steam generation, chilled water generation, combined heat and power, and steam and chilled water distribution conveyed within 12 miles of tunnels and buried lines. HOTD provides steam service to 71 locations, and chilled water services to 11 locations. Customers are both GSA and non-GSA facilities, including some non-federal buildings. The facility is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

For the purposes of this RFI, GSA is interested in ideas and possible concepts to more efficiently meet its obligation to provide heating and cooling services to customer buildings. GSA is interested in learning how the system could be enhanced, expanded and repositioned.

Interested parties can find more information about the RFI here.

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