Financial institutions tend to be risk-averse, but Citigroup’s retrofit of the HVAC supporting its Manhattan data center was high stakes: the $9 million project could not interrupt the 2,400 global stock traders in the facility or their equipment. It was a high-yield project, from the opening scene to the bottom line. By Edward Koplin, P.E. and Charles E. Schmitt, P.E.
Retrieving every last bit of performance from the system while stopping short of the surge line is no small feat. Dig into sizing, tower selection, chilled water loads and stability, and condenser water management to leave no efficiency stone unturned. Read more in April issue