Case Study

Savings in 1,000 Ton Cooling Tower

Installer

 

HydroTech Solutions.

 

Customer

 

Fortune 100 Headquarters LEED Gold Building Houston, Texas 

 

Application

 

Cooling Towers and chillers.

 

Installed units

 

HydroFLOW industrial custom unit.

 

Background

 

Fortune 100 LEED Gold certified headquarters in Houston, Texas, identified the need to improve water conservation in the cooling system to reduce cost, save energy and reduce chemicals. 

 

Key Success Factors

 

  • Reduction of scale and biofouling accumulation in the cooling towers and chillers.

 

  • At least 50% conservation of blow-down water.

 

  • Chemical reduction and optimization.

 

  • Increased life-cycle of equipment, fill material and piping.

 

  • Reduction in energy costs.

 

  • Reduction in maintenance costs.

 

Results

 

  • 85% blow-down water reduction, which greatly exceeded the 50% goal.

 

  • 75% chemical reduction.

 

  • 50% reduction in maintenance frequency.

 

  • 10% reduction in energy consumption by the cooling towers and chillers.

 

  • The fortune 100 company is in the process of implementing TWM in other facilities.

 

 

 

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