Florida on Ice: Seniors Keep Cool With Thermal Energy Storage

Bodkin, Taylor B.; Wegmann, Robert S.
October 2005
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Oct2005, Vol. 77 Issue 10, p25
Offers a look at the installation of a thermal energy storage (TES) to supply the cooling system for the Shell Point Retirement Community in Fort Myers, Florida in 1997. Expansion of the facilities at the retirement community; Design of the full-loading shifting TES; Energy consumed during off-peak and on-peak operation of the TES; Electrical energy savings from the use of TES. INSET: The Decision to Centralize.


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