In which the author explores the specific strengths and attributes of various boiler types, along with pumping options and other system factors. The goal: To help you intelligently align your project’s equipment choices with its particular load, meeting expectations while avoiding Delta T headaches.
A few months ago, this column covered the basics of developing effective control system sequences. You might recall that it discussed the process of how a designer needs to select and describe sequences that provided safe, reliable, and efficient control.
This chiller plant retrofit team encountered challenging existing conditions and an-swered with savvy choices for piping and valves as well as the chillers. Good communication, accurate documentation, and a creative bidding idea you might want to borrow also contributed to bringing the mechanical work in effectively and on budget.
Beginning with whether or not a drive is even needed, the article moves on to help you clear hurdles involved with motor compatibility, existing starters, drive reliability, controls integration, and more.