Since 1997, CoolCo has provided chilled water services to the heart of Cincinnati for interior space cooling and process cooling. District services provide customers with high reliability and ease of use that is supported by a team of experts.
Today, we provide more than 10,000 tons of chilled water for air conditioning and cooling needs to a wide range of commercial office buildings, retail, hotel, institutional facilities and government buildings in the Cincinnati CBD, including Paul Brown Stadium — the home of the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals — as well as Duke Energy Convention Center. CoolCo operates two state-of-the-art facilities, including seven chillers that support a consistent 99.999 percent system reliability rate. CoolCo has the ability to quickly expand capacity to meet any future new or existing building requirements.
Harrison Street became the owner of CoolCo in 2019. The company is a leading investment management firm headquartered in Chicago focused on the education, health care, storage and social infrastructure sectors. Harrison Street partnered with Ever-Green Energy for operations, maintenance, and management services. Ever-Green works to advance innovative energy solutions that are financially viable, resilient to changing markets and reliability threats, and environmentally responsible.
Tim Heineman is the general manager for CoolCo district energy system. He has more than 28 years of operations and managerial experience and holds a bachelor’s of science in business administration from Indiana Wesleyan University. Tim began his career at CoolCo in 2010 and is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the chiller plant and distribution systems as well as customer and business relations. Under his leadership, Tim has grown CoolCo’s customer base and increased the system’s efficiency.
Teresa Valentine is the administrator at CoolCo district energy system and has been with the team for 12 years. Teresa attended Ball State University, Northern Kentucky University and holds a project management certificate from Xavier University. Prior to CoolCo Teresa worked in the commercial real estate business and she remains actively involved in the Cincinnati community. Teresa provides facility support which includes purchasing, communications, compliance, monthly invoicing, and reporting.
David Clayton serves as the plant operator at CoolCo district energy system. He began my career in operations and maintenance at the University of Cincinnati’s utility plant and started working with CoolCo in the summer of 2012. David is a State of Ohio third class stationary engineer and holds an EPA 608 Universal Technician Certificate and a project management certificate. His responsibilities at CoolCo include making sure customers have reliable chilled water service and maintaining the equipment at the plant to keep the system in working order and running as efficiently as possible.