28 Feb '17, 2pm

St. Patrick’s Cathedral unveils state-of-the-art geothermal plant https://t.co/WdOEkaQ1Hj

The Holy Spirit won’t be the only thing moving through the halls of St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Fifth Avenue starting this month. Now in the final phase of its $177 million restoration, the 19th century Gothic Revival church will be soon be throwing the switch on a state-of-the-art geothermal plant that will regulate the temperature of the cathedral and adjoining structures with “increased efficiency and a considerable reduction in CO2 emissions,” the Archdiocese of New York announced last week. The system comprises a network of 10 underground wells, drilled to a depth of up to 2,200 feet, along the north and south sides of the cathedral: four on 51st Street and six on 50th.

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