Smith & Wesson: The Story of a Chilled-Water Retrofit

Burd, Alexander L.; Burd, Galina S.; De Maio, Mauro
March 2005
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Mar2005, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p38
Discusses a feasibility study conducted to evaluate the energy savings and implementation cost for the installation of a chilled-water system for two buildings owned by Smith & Wesson. Reason for not including thermal storage and energy-recovery wheels as measures for conserving energy in the study; Projected annual electrical- energy savings with air-distribution-fan variable-frequency drive control during space-cooling hours; Estimated energy savings attributed to the use of water-cooled chillers.


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