Davies is a principal and founder of ThermalTech Engineering, a 45-person firm with offices in Cincinnati and Kalamazoo, MI. He has 30 years of experience in energy systems and controls. For more information, contact him at gdavies@ThermalTech.com.
What determines chiller plant loading? Do connected plants need to use similar pumping schemes? Is it better to run one chiller in multiple plants or multiple chillers in one plant? Draw on the author’s experience for answers. Then learn how to handle the hydraulics of interconnection and enjoy the byproducts of a well-integrated system.
Why was one floor’s laboratory ventilation failing to keep up, when it was even the closest floor to the rooftop fans? Some system sleuthing led two engineers to a fitting conclusion. Read more stories in May Issue 2017.