TITLE

Improving Efficiency With Variable-Primary Flow

PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Apr2010, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the construction of the Roy E. Peffley Chilled Water Plant by the Lansing Board of Water & Light (LBWL) in Michigan. It states that the construction of the said plant involves several goals including energy and operational efficiency, complementary architecture, and budget control. The article also presents diagrams depicting typical primary-secondary system, chilled-water load-duration curves from 2004 to 2007, and variable-primary flow system.
ACCESSION #
49390074

 

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