DIY Chiller Plant Performance Modeling: Easy and Easier

APP-CMC057-EN

Analyzing chilled-water plants and optimizing their performance with building loads is desirable to minimize energy use. However, chiller plant design often is set during the schematic design phase, when there are many unknowns.  This course examines a number of quick analysis tools available that help system designers determine which chilled-water plant design options benefit the building owner and result in efficient system operation.


Learning objectives:

  • Identify key criteria needed for an accurate chiller plant model
  • Summarize various tools available today and the benefits and drawbacks of each
  • Compare results for various tools
  • Explain the methodology used in the latest tool from Trane (myPLV™)
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Quick analysis tools available from Trane that help HVAC system designers determine which chilled-water plant design options benefit the customer and result in energy effiicency.

Presentation handouts
Includes presentation slides, presenter biographies, outline and bibliography.

Take the quiz
Assessment is required by USGBC and AIA. Please submit the form, take the quiz and Trane will provide you with a certificate of completion documenting your online attendance.

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Item number APP-CMC057-EN

Many of the courses listed are approved by United States Green Building Council (USGBC) for LEED credentialing maintenance. LEED-specific courses can be applied toward BD+C, O+M and C+S categories.

These courses may also qualify for state-licensed professional continuing education. Please check with your local state board.