Cooling tower upgrade can make big difference

Using a more energy-efficient fan motor can be more energy efficient as well as saving money and maintenance

December 17, 2014

Upgrading the cooling tower can make big difference for a healthcare facility, according to an article on the FacilityCare website. Using a more energy-efficient fan motor can be more energy efficient as well as saving money and maintenance.

Although cooling towers are relatively inexpensive and normally consume around 10 percent of the whole system’s energy, their operation can have a significant impact on the energy consumption of related subsystems, the article said.

Optimizing cooling tower performance can increase tower efficiency can also directly affect other subsystems. Whether in a new design or an existing application, upgraded motors have a number of advantages when used on cooling towers. Utility companies’ commercial rebate programs to invest in energy-efficient technologies.

Healthcare facilities are eligible for rebates for virtually any project that can save energy.

Read the article.


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