The steel tube boilers were old, very old, had been in service since the 1960s, and were on their last legs. There were three in all, assigned with the task of providing heat and hot water to nearly 300 apartments at Dexter Manor, a 10-story low-income housing complex located in downtown Providence, RI.
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