Parallel Curve - Featured
Parallel Curve - Featured

Parallel Pumping in Condenser Applications (Part 1)

Norm Hall, R.L. Deppmann and Chad Edmondson, J. M. PleasantsPiping and Pumps, Cooling, Parallel Pumping, Monday Morning Minutes, Parallel Pumping, Pumps, Pumps, Hydronic System Design, Selection and Specification, Cooling Towers

Applying a single constant-speed pump for each condenser in a chilled water application is a normal design for the HVAC engineer. The chiller manufacturers suggest …

Water Use
Water Use

Strategies for Water Use Efficiency – Cooling Tower Selection – Part V

Bob Van GoorEnergy and Water Saving, Selection and Installation, Monday Morning Minutes, Hydronic System Design, Cooling Towers, Cooling, Cooling Towers

Today’s building owner’s have many opportunities to improve water use efficiency. ASHRAE Standard 189.1 identifies a few areas to focus on reducing water use specific to cooling towers. The last four issues of Deppmann’s Monday Morning Minutes has discussed specific strategies to improve water use efficiency using current Cooling Tower and Advanced Water Treatment technology advancements in design. [Read more…]