THE QUEST for Maximum Boiler-System Efficiency

Rajecki, Ron
June 2011
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jun2011, Vol. 83 Issue 6, pBSE26
The article discusses energy conservation in the precise matching of water flow to the firing rate of a boiler which prevents system short-cycling in the U.S. It notes that a boiler system can satisfy the reduction in heat load through fixed rate operation of variable-speed pumps. It mentions that a higher speed rate of pumps can compromise system efficiency.


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