Accession Number : ADA293543

Title :   Central Heating Plant Modernization Study for the Defense Personnel Support Center.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB (ARMY) CHAMPAIGN IL ENERGY AND UTILITI ES SYSTEMS DIV

Personal Author(s) : Savoie, Martin J. ; Price, Russ ; Deligiannis, Spiro J. ; McCammon, Travis L.

PDF Url : ADA293543

Report Date : SEP 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 227

Abstract : This report documents a study to determine alternatives for modernizing the central heating plant at the Defense Personnel Support Center (DPSC), Philadelphia, PA. The central heating plant contains five boilers; four are 50 years old and one is 14 years old. The age of this equipment warranted an investigation of alternatives for providing thermal energy to the installation. These alternatives include maintaining the status quo, upgrading the existing system, installing new boilers, cogeneration, and absorption chilling. Heating and cooling loads were analyzed using computer simulations. Based on the simulations and design temperatures, life cycle costs were developed for each alternative. (MM)

Descriptors :   *AIR QUALITY, *HEATING PLANTS, *BOILERS, COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION, COST EFFECTIVENESS, AGING(MATERIALS), GAS TURBINES, FUEL CONSUMPTION, ELECTRIC POWER, LIFE CYCLE COSTS, STEAM, ENERGY CONSUMPTION, FUEL OIL.

Subject Categories : Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating
      Air Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE