When it comes down to it, some commissioning is better than no commissioning. However, this author brings his opinions and experiences to bear in reminding us that familiarity with the different types of commissioning can earn big savings if used at the right moments in your building’s life. A second author contributes a sidebar on retrocommissioning and the considerable payback that process can generate.
A few circumstances in a data center make it ripe for a CHP design to boost efficiency. Let’s get into the options within both relevant chiller types, why payback may be shorter than expected, and the assorted potential benefits from lower costs to higher reliability. Some tips from an array of manufacturers’ reps round out this useful investigation.