I want to thank Howard McKew for his "Back to Basics" columns, specifically Test 206, (January 2006, pages 16 and 17) in Engineered Systems. They are type of features that an old O&M engineer such as myself enjoys the most. Keep those types of articles coming.
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