How To Develop Cooling Tower Life Cycle Cost Analysis: Incorporating Part Load Values or IPLV

How To Develop Cooling Tower Life Cycle Cost Analysis: Incorporating Part Load Values or IPLV

Creating a reasonable load profile is essential for calculating and then comparing lifecycle costs of specific cooling towers, including various brands and/or models within a specific brand. To do that we have to estimate the number of hours a cooling tower will operate at …

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How To Pick A Cooling Tower: Specifying Sweeper Piping

How To Pick A Cooling Tower: Specifying Sweeper Piping

Bad things happen when sediment collects in the bottom of a cooling tower cold water basin. Really bad. Things like premature equipment failure and downtime, not to mention fairly rapid loss of efficiency. That’s why JMP always recommends including …

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How To Pick A Cooling Tower: Strategies For Make-up Water

How To Pick A Cooling Tower:   Strategies For Make-up Water

Every cooling tower design requires a strategy for supplying make-up water to replace water that is lost due to evaporation, drift or blowdown. This is necessary to maintain the condenser water volume and keep dissolved minerals sufficiently diluted.  There are two basic make-up water strategies…

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How To Pick A Cooling Tower: Materials of Construction

How To Pick A Cooling Tower: Materials of Construction

What cooling construction materials are best suited for HVAC applications? It’s a question you will have to address if you are designing a cooling tower system or selecting one for a replacement. The answer will vary of course, depending on the client’s budget, application, location, and access to service. Just remember…

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