ever-popular computer modeling, we look at the characteristics of a
1980s-era chilled water system. The exercise points out that you
never really know how good the model is until the real thing is up
and running, but it also entails a thorough look at the systems and
their differences. The author also invites readers to “play along
at home” and compare notes on their model results.
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.