7 STEPS to Optimizing a Central Plant

August 2011
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Aug2011, Vol. 83 Issue 8, p30
The article offers seven steps on how to attain central-plant optimization, which is vital in achieving and sustaining ongoing energy and cost saving. The steps include creating a flexible infrastructure, maximizing efficiency through building automation, and measuring, verifying and managing performance data. The author also emphasizes the need for building owners and operators to take holistic approach in handling their central plant, which consumes the most energy of the organization.


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