Conn goes underground for new geothermal system

Nov 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Energy, Geothermal

In a space on Tempel Green about two-thirds the size of a football field, Connecticut College is creating a subterranean showpiece for its environmental sustainability programs.

The college’s charter states that no buildings could be constructed on the sweeping expanse at the center of the campus so that the views it affords to the mouth of the Thames River and Long Island Sound remain unobstructed, said Amy Martin, college spokeswoman. But the charter didn’t put any restrictions on what could be built below ground.

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