Jack Righter, a heating, ventilation and air-conditioning specialist in Facilities Maintenance, checks to see that all the joints are tight on the huge pipes that course through the new University chiller plant on the banks of the Schuylkill. The plant, cleverly disguised as a piece of modern sculpture, supplies the chilled water that keeps the air conditioning going in most campus buildings.

Photo by Daniel R. Burke


Originally published on September 28, 2000