Benefits of clean water for cooling towers


States that poor water quality impacts on cooling tower performance. Discusses the following benefits of clean water: reduced energy consumption; improved chemical performance; lower maintenance costs; improved productivity.  Also discusses the following considerations: dealing with legionella, system cleaning, water filtration and filter installation.

Primary Author(s): Latzer K.

Source: ASHRAE J., September 2002, vol.44. no. 9, 44-48, refs.

             BSRIA Abstract Doc 000104390 Abs 20022753

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