O’Neill is a mechanical engineer with Michaels Energy with a degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He has served as a project manager and project engineer for projects including retrocommissioning, commissioning, energy audits, and energy modeling. Email him at email@example.com.
Take a large hospital, subtract unexamined rules of thumb, add meaningful incremental improvements like VFD’s and a controls upgrade, and what do you get? Smarter engineering via improved performance for both the pumps and the chillers. But it all starts with one little question.
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.