The U.S. Census Bureau expected a busy 2000, but a fast-track project to keep the department warm put the heat on the schedule even more. A dedicated project team mastered a project that really counts.
By Joanna R. Turpin
For more than half a century, "improperly sized equipment" confounded engineers and made comfort run hot and cold in a New York office. Then, thanks to a controls and chiller retrofit, staff recognized the true culprit. By David Lathrop
Three years ago, chiller failures at Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center created a real crisis. A measured dose of "CPR" (chilled-water plant replacement) has since restored the system to health. Inspect this treatment, from diagnosis to equipment selection to success and savings. By Charles S. Heldenbrand, P.E.
From a missing pipe hanger three floors down to steam traps past their prime, these stories show how steam system problems can originate inside the boiler room or far beyond it. Read more in February issue.