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How Close for Cycles of Concentration

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Nathan Gauthier on Jan 19, 2018, 4:22 pm

The credit is pretty vague about defining the "maximum number of cycles without exceeding any filtration levels". Does this need to be exact (to the gallon over a year)? For example, one of my...

Maximum Number of Cycles

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Apoorv Goyal on Oct 11, 2016, 11:07 am

Hi, based on a water test report, if the number of cycles already exceed 10, does that mean that both points are achievable? The calculations for the project indicate the lowest number of cycles...

Last reply: Ben Stanley, Jan 11, 2018, 4:24 pm

Dry cooling tower

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Sara Johansson on Oct 27, 2016, 12:06 pm

Hi,

If a project has dry cooling, a type of cooling tower, can it than get this point? It is my understanding that there are several types of cooling towers, in Sweden we normally use dry...

Last reply: Ben Stanley, Jan 11, 2018, 4:13 pm

Pilot- No Cooling Tower

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Martin Meehan on Nov 30, 2017, 12:17 pm

Hello

I am working on a project that includes 3 baseline energy systems, one of which is System 7.

To qualify for the pilot, it is enough to ensure that System 7 is included as part...

Last reply: Ben Stanley, Jan 11, 2018, 3:54 pm

Recycled non-potable water measurement

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Elizabeth (Zeba) Floyd on Dec 11, 2017, 2:54 pm

Our intention is to...

Last reply: Ben Stanley, Jan 11, 2018, 3:21 pm

No cooling tower- District cooling

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Martina Salonen on Aug 23, 2017, 8:16 am

Hello! We have project which would be applicable for the 'no cooling tower' alternative compliance credit. However, the client is now considering connection to the district cooling system. Do I...

Last reply: Martina Salonen, Oct 31, 2017, 4:56 am

No Cooling Tower- Alternative Compliance Path

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Kristina Pobre on Jun 2, 2017, 4:35 am

My project does not have a cooling tower. One of the ACP eligibility condition is: "the baseline system designated for the building using ASHRAE 90.1-2010 Appendix G Table G3.1.1 includes a...

Last reply: Ben Stanley, Aug 29, 2017, 11:12 am

Campus Cooling Tower

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Brightworks Sustainability on Dec 20, 2016, 6:34 pm

My project is not installing a cooling tower, but they will utilize the shared existing campus cooling tower. Can we achieve this credit with the campus-wide cooling tower, if it complies with...

Which parameters of the cooling tower?

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Jade Deltour on Oct 22, 2015, 8:27 am

Which parameters/performances of the cooling tower need to be checked/optimised to limit tower cycles to avoid exceeding maximum values?

Is there a timeframe for the minimum number of cycles?

NC-v4 WEc3: Cooling tower water use
posted by Gregory Martin on Sep 10, 2014, 4:02 pm

I am working on a presentation to educate my office on Lv4. This being a new credit I don't think I am totally understanding the requirements. The guidebook states "limit tower cycles to avoid...