Boilers, Chillers

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.
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
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
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
Boilers, Chillers October 25, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: October 18-24

Read the best articles from the past week. Design considerations for pipe systems and materials, introduction to boilers, 2019 Commissioning Giants, evaluating power quality for mission critical facilities and using demand-controlled ventilation in HVAC.

By McKenzie Burns
Boilers, Chillers October 18, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: October 11-17

Read the best articles from the past week. Determining which boiler system to design, IPD and VDC can lead to project success, 2019 Product of the Year winners, unified mass notification systems and the 2019 Commissioning Giants.

By McKenzie Burns
Boilers, Chillers September 23, 2019

Introduction to boilers for the entry-level engineer

Entry-level consulting engineers should understand the definition and applications of a commercial hydronic boiler

By Jacob Haddadin, EIT and Stephanie Khouri, CCJM Engineers Ltd., Chicago
Boilers, Chillers September 18, 2019

Determining which boiler system to design

There are many different configurations of boilers; learn about the three primary types used for environmental and process systems

By Cory Duggin, PE, LEED AP BD+C, BEMP, TLC Engineering Solutions, Brentwood, Tennessee; and Tony Esposito, PE, LEED AP, TLC Engineering Solutions, Philadelphia