Inside ASHRAE Standard 155P

Hewett, Martha J.
June 2005
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jun2005 Supplement, p10
The article describes the test and calculation procedures used in measuring commercial boiler system performance in the Standard 155P of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers. It presents the purpose of the standard. Factors contributing to the seasonal efficiency of a boiler system are explored. It discusses the energy input rate associated with inactive boilers.


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