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.
Retrieving every last bit of performance from the system while stopping short of the surge line is no small feat. Dig into sizing, tower selection, chilled water loads and stability, and condenser water management to leave no efficiency stone unturned. Read more in April issue