The Big Chill: Saving Energy & Money

On a mission to reduce our energy intake and environmental impact, not to mention our electric bill, we installed two new energy-efficient chillers below the Turbine Hall earlier this summer. What’s a chiller you ask? These are large machines that do most of the work controlling temperature throughout the museum. This is no small task in a building that accommodates over a thousand people a day!

Renewable Energy Education at OMSI

The Pacific Northwest leads the nation in sustainable decision-making, the development of renewable technologies, and research into next-generation green materials. In order to reflect our region’s ongoing leadership in this important sector, OMSI has embarked on a long-term Energy & the Environment Initiative.


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