A pumping system presents a number of chances to create confusion or misunderstanding in the construction drawings, even if the design is perfect. Here's a reference for selection options, diagrams, floor layout and more, to help a successful pumping design flow smoothly all the way from the designer's head to documentation to its on-site performance. By John Clark, P.E.
and Mark J. Fynboh, 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