Posts Tagged: Pumped Glycol Run Around Loop

Amherst College Science Center | Pumped Glycol Energy Recovery System

Project Name: Amherst College Science Center  Architect: Payette Associates Inc. Mechanical Engineer: Van Zelm Engineers Mechanical Contractor: Harry Grodsky & Company Equipment: Glycol Energy Recovery System with 20 AHU coils, 16 HRU Coils and Steam Humidifier Manufacturer: Konvekta DAC Sales Engineer: Rich Clarke Project Overview: During the past 15 years, enrollment in STEM classes increased… Read more »

What’s so special about Konvekta?

We have represented Konvekta for nearly eight years now.  In that time, we have designed and delivered over 34 separate projects.  We have supplied Konvekta equipment to a very impressive User Group including key owners like UMass Medical, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard, Dartmouth, Yale, Novartis and Millipore. In those eight years, there have been some key… Read more »

Ask Rick: Pumped Glycol Systems | Does Air in the Glycol impact performance?

Konvekta Pumpd Glycol Pumping Package

Q.  I have some questions about pumped glycol systems.  What happens if all the entrapped air is not removed from the glycol?   Should a closed loop have auto bleed? A.   Air bubbles entrapped in the glycol circuit are very detrimental to the thermal performance of the energy recovery system.  It causes the heat transfer… Read more »