Steam Basics Part 8: Steam and Condensate Pipe Sizing Health Care Example

Steam Basics Part 8: Steam and Condensate Pipe Sizing Health Care Example

In this installment of our Steam Basics Series we will explore the steps for sizing the steam pipe and the pressure reducing valves using a health care office as an example. In this case, let's say the engineer is designing....

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Energy Efficient Hot Water Boiler Plant Design Part 6: Best Applications for Condensing Boilers

Condensing boiler applications dovetail nicely with most of today’s energy efficient HVAC strategies, as well as ASHRAE 90.1 – 2010 and 2013 requirements. New and existing boiler plants are ripe with opportunities for condensing technology and can offer payback in as little as 2-3 years. Here we’ve listed some of the top applications for condensing boilers and why they are a good choice in each situation...
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Energy Efficient Hot Water Boiler Plant Design Part 5: Fan Coils, Pumps & Flow Control

So you’ve decided to use condensing boilers on your next project – GREAT! Just remember that this decision will impact other aspects of your mechanical design. Condensing boilers DO NOT operate properly in systems that are designed around traditional non-condensing technology.
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Energy Efficient Hot Water Boiler Plant Design Part 4: What To Do With Boiler Condensate

A properly applied condensing boiler generates a lot of condensate – 5 gallons for every 1,000,000 BTUH input. In a large commercial or institutional building this can easily add up to several hundred gallons per week. But where does all that condensate go?
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Energy Efficient Hot Water Boiler Plant Design Part 4: What To Do With Boiler Condensate

A properly applied condensing boiler generates a lot of condensate – 5 gallons for every 1,000,000 BTUH input. In a large commercial or institutional building this can easily add up to several hundred gallons per week. But where does all that condensate go?
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