Bangor Daily News, December 26, 2013
CARIBOU, Maine — Cary Medical Center held a valve-turning ceremony this month to herald the use of compressed natural gas as the facility’s primary fuel source.
The preparation to use CNG set the hospital back approximately $600,000, but the conversion is expected to save about $250,000 in annual energy costs.
Mechanical Services Inc. was the local primary contractor for the conversion project. Preparation also included the construction of a concrete pad and decompression building behind the hospital, along with underground piping to connect the gas cylinders to the hospital’s boiler room.
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