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.
The high-profile equipment involves an efficient, resilient trigeneration plant to provide heating, cooling, and power service. However, UConn’s most critical asset may be its forward-thinking, campus-wide energy strategy. Read more stories in June Issue 2017.