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Boilers, Chillers July 13, 2021

Case study: Office chiller and cooling plant controls replacement

Chillers, pumps, and plant controls were replaced at a high-rise commercial office building in downtown Chicago

By Daniel McJacobson, PE, LEED AP, BCxP
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Boilers, Chillers July 7, 2021

The evolution of medical gas systems design

Medical gas systems design has changed, and is outlined in NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code

By Lowell Manalo, SmithGroup, Phoenix
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Boilers, Chillers June 28, 2021

Chiller energy optimization systems versus building automation systems

Learn the nuances of a chiller energy optimization system operates contrasted with a building automation system

By Rick Wood
Boilers, Chillers June 16, 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer June 2021 issue

Read the June 2021 issue to learn about the innovators in industrial manufacturing, chiller energy optimization versus building automation, how pandemics affect building design and more.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Boilers, Chillers October 8, 2020

Series counterflow chiller arrangement benefits

Configuring water-cooled chiller plants in a series counterflow (SCF) arrangement splits the lift between two machines to enhance the operating efficiency of the plant.

By Cory Duggin, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP; TLC Engineering for Architecture, Brentwood, Tenn.
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Boilers, Chillers September 18, 2020

Basics of hot water heating boilers

Hot water heating boilers are used widely in residential, commercial and institutional buildings

By Ian Marchant and April Ricketts
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Boilers, Chillers June 23, 2020

Strategies to improve chiller plant performance, efficiency

Learn how to design chilled water systems that meet the thermal comfort demands and achieve operational and energy efficiencies

By Scott Battles, Jonathan Hulke and Stet Sanborn
Figure 2: This is a photo of an installed water-cooled chiller. Courtesy: Page
Boilers, Chillers April 10, 2020

Air- versus water-cooled chilled water plants

A water-cooled chiller plant can be more efficient over the life span of the system and will be less costly than an air-cooled chiller plant

By Mark Stehney
Boilers, Chillers January 14, 2020

Video: A Pragmatic Approach to Getting the Most out of Chilled Water Systems

The presentation covers how to identify opportunities in central plant optimization and the steps to address inefficiency.

By CxEnergy and the AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)
Boilers, Chillers November 4, 2019

Chiller plant cooling

How to reduce the heat load inside a chiller plant

By Jonathan Eveleth, PE, CEM, LEED AP, RMF Engineering, Raleigh, North Carolina