Cooling Tower Best Practices: Improve Energy EfficiencyEnergy Efficiency Markets, September 17, 2013
Cooling towers provide cooling for air-conditioning, manufacturing processes, or power generation by utilizing the evaporation of water to transfer heat from the process or building to the atmosphere. Therefore, cooling towers consume significant amounts of water and the cooling system is often a building’s largest energy consumer during the cooling season. The following best practices and suggestions will help ensure that you are maximizing energy efficiency in your cooling system.
In order to understand how to optimize cooling tower efficiency, one must understand the basics of cooling tower operation.