Optimizing Commercial/Utility Pumping Applications

Wilkinson, Ronald J.; Weeden, Dan; Broadhurst, Bill
August 2005
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Aug2005, Vol. 77 Issue 8, p18
Offers tips about pump design, as well as opportunities for improvement found during the retro-commissioning process. Examples of problems with pumping application that can cost a user energy and maintenance costs; Root cause of the repeated coupling failures on domestic-water pumps and hot water in cold-water lines experienced by a retro-commissioned multistory laboratory building; Applications of non-intrusive ultrasonic flow meters.


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