Lausche Heating Plant

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Photo of the Lausche Heating Plant at Ohio University

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The Heating Plant is located in the North West Corner, coordinates D-3 on the campus map. It is marked as #133 on the map.

The Lausche Heating Plant supplies heat to all of the university buildings.


Built in 1967, the plant supplies the heat to building.

Luverne Lausche

The Lausche Heating Plant is named in honor of Luverne Lausche, business manager, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University Architect and Engineer at Ohio University.


95 Factory St., Athens, OH 45701 (Directions)

The Union Green

The Union Green on Ohio University's Athens campus.

Union green is the western gateway to the University and the city of Athens. The green is home to Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Facilities Management & Safety, Russ College of Engineering research, and Culinary Services. Notable buildings on this green include the newly constructed Heritage Hall.

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