Engineering & Utilities (E&U) manages the production, procurement, distribution and billing of utilities for much of the University's Cambridge and Allston campuses including chilled water, steam, electricity, water, sanitary/storm drainage, natural gas, and fuel oil.

Allston District Energy Facility

Harvard’s new, 58,000 sq. ft. District Energy Facility (DEF) is a lower-carbon, climate resistant system that provides heating, cooling, and electricity to support Harvard's academic and research activities in Allston.

Blackstone Steam Plant

Harvard's Blackstone Steam Plant provides heat to approximately 80% of the Cambridge & Allston campuses and also co-generates electricity.

Chilled Water

The University's two, central chilled water plants supply approximately 75 buildings on the Cambridge campus for air conditioning and other uses.

Electric Distribution

Electricity is provided to over 250 buildings on the Cambridge & Allston campuses through the University's micro-grid.

Water, Storm & Sanitary Drainage

Harvard's city water distribution system services approximately 440 buildings on the Cambridge campus.

Utility Account Management/Billing

From billing to incentive programs, learn how we can help you better understand your energy needs and how to maximize potential savings opportunities.

Department Contact

Bob Manning
Director of Engineering & Utilities

Bernie Del Guidice
Associate Director of Operations