Gary L. Berlin is president of Humidity Consulting LLC and a member of ASHRAE 62-1, SPC-164.1, SPC-164.2, SPC-164.3, TC-5.11. He was a member of the AHRI Humidifier Section from 1972 until 2012. He has also been a long term contributor to the U/L and CSA humidifier standards program. Berlin has over 48 years of experience in the design, installation, sales, and marketing of humidification systems. He is also a well known industry lecturer on humidity and humidifier design and applications.
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.