the problem was born in design - overestimating pump head, or a
cooling tower that isn’t towering enough. Or it arose in
installation - say, misconnected coils. Even then, a fix may create
a new water mystery. Get in step with some successful detecting
habits to correct the next troubled system you see.
A large modern-day sporting complex includes tens of thousands of seats and what seems like almost as many types of spaces and functions. For the facility staff at the New England Patriots’ home, there is no off-season as they tackle this head-spinning challenge. See how energy conservation has stayed in the game plan, from original design process to post-occupancy staffing.
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.