The NDSU Heating Plant has the responsibility of a 24 hour, 365 days per year operation. The plant continuously generates and distributes high pressure saturated steam (100psi) for heating, cooling, hot water and cooking to all campus facilities in addition to serving external customers such as state, city and federal government buildings located on the NDSU campus. The Heating Plant generates the steam from coal as its primary fuel or usage of Natural Gas/Fuel Oil as a secondary fuel. The NDSU Heating Plant is staffed by 13 full-time employees responsible for plant operations, plant maintenance and repair, material handling, incinerator maintenance and repair, pressure inspection including code requirements, steam line distribution, and preventive maintenance on lines including installation. In addition, we are responsible for any environmental regulations related to air quality.