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Central Heating and Cooling Plant I

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About CHACP I

  • History
    • Year Built: 1967
    • Plant Expansion Completed In: 1974
      • Added Boiler #3, Chiller #3, and Cooling Towers #3 and #4
    • Plant Expansion Completed In: 1999
      • Added Chiller #4 and Four Cooling Tower Cells
  • Chilled Water Capacity
    • 20,000 Tons
    • Includes Four Steam Turbine-Powered Centrifugal Chillers
  • Steam Capacity
    • 500,000 Pounds/Hour
    • Includes Three 600 Pounds/Square Inch, 750-Degree Natural Gas-Fired Boilers
  • Includes
    • 7.75 Miles of Utility Tunnels
    • 1.5 Million Gallons of Circulation Water
    • A Back Pressure Turbine Generator Capable of Producing 935 Kilowatts of Electricity
    • A 1,500 Kilowatt Emergency Generator
    • Three Water Wells for Cooling Tower Makeup
  • Budget
    • Annual Operations and Maintenance Budget: $1,884,705
    • Annual Capital Improvement Plan Budget: $900,000
    • Total Annual Operating Budget: $11,488,152
  • Serves 6.8 Million Square Feet
Contact Information

Dale Townsley, Director for Utilities

CHACP I
3224 Main Street
Lubbock, TX 79409

Hours of Operation
  • Office Hours Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Plant Operators on Duty 24/7
Staff Information