U&ES maintains and operates several commodity networks of utility distribution and collection infrastructure, covering over 1400 acres of land. These distribution and collection systems include; natural gas, electric, renewable energy sites, chilled water, transportation of effluent, and domestic water systems serving buildings at the main campus. Approximately 70 percent of conditioned building space on campus is served by a three centrally located district cooling plants. UES also oversees 580 utility meters used for monitoring, billing, energy management, and cost recovery.