Intelligent, Demand-Based, Algorithmic Chiller Optimization for Buildings in the Tropics

Introduction

Siemens Demand Flow Technology is a kind of Chiller Optimization tool which helps to improve the chiller plant efficiency and maintain a uniform comfort conditions across the serving area.

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Innovation

 

Objectives

a) To improve the conventional chiller plant efficiency with minimum investment
b) To maintain uniform comfort conditions
c) To reduce operating cost

Methodology

a) Conversion of constant speed system to variable system (except chillers)
b) Implementation of Siemens control logic and demand flow algorithm

Results

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Conclusions

- Improvement in Chiller Plant Efficiency ranges from 12-15% during test period
- Automated system to assist continuous performance monitoring
- Developing implementation plan at other sites
 

Contact

Mr Nagarajan Balamurugan
balamurugan@ntu.edu.sg
 

Collaborators

 

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