Metro Nashville District Energy System Building

Thermal Engineering Group Awarded Metro Nashville District Energy System Project Administrator Contract

Thermal Engineering Group, Inc. (TEG) has been awarded a new five-year contract to serve as Project Administrator (PA) for the Metropolitan Nashville District Energy System (MNDES). The engagement commenced May 4, 2023, to run for 12 months, with four 12-month renewal options not to exceed 60 months (five years) total. “Our primary role is to…

Corrosion Arresting Coating

Corrosion Arresting Coating Proves Successful In Helping Maintain Vital Distribution System Components

After a dozen years of testing numerous application processes and products to halt corrosion of vital components of the Metro Nashville District Energy System distribution system, project administrator Thermal Engineering Group says one solution has risen to the challenge and shows great promise with no signs of degradation after three years post application and regular…

Manhole B2 Pipe Support Beam

NDES Proper System Maintenance – A Focused Priority

Specialized Coatings and Application Techniques Provide New Levels of Protection in a Variety of Challenging Environments The Nashville District Energy System’s distribution system is comprised of direct-buried piping, underground manhole structures and thousands of feet of underground tunnels that house the chilled water, steam and condensate return piping. More than forty manholes, both stand alone…

Renaissance Hotel Nashville

Renaissance Hotel Nashville

We interviewed Nick Woolen, who is the Director of Engineering at the Renaissance Hotel in Downtown Nashville. This hotel has been a part of the Nashville skyline for 31 years and will be a part of the anticipated Fifth and Broadway project. DES: What does your role entail at the Renaissance, and how long have…

Wildhorse Saloon

Wildhorse Saloon

Each year, as the Nashville landscape changes and the city becomes more diverse, its history becomes more important in understanding this city’s complexity. It’s no secret that a huge part of Nashville’s history comes from its country music roots, and venues like the Grand Ole Opry and the Ryman Auditorium are a big part of…