As recently as the last century, central climate control was reserved for a privileged few, but now all occupants in buildings are more comfortable, healthy, and productive than ever. The author looks at how the market, energy, the environment, and even politics continues to affect the course of improvements, and examines the engineering obligations as the next waves of change emerge. By Richard B. Hayter Ph.D., 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