Single-pass cooling

Single-pass cooling

During this process, water is circulated once through a piece of equipment and then disposed down the drain. To remove the same heat load, single-pass systems use 40 times more water than a cooling tower operated at five cycles of concentration.
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The HVAC design called for single-pass cooling air that's exhausted without recirculation, which accounts for a significant amount of electrical power.
The use of potable water for once-through or single-pass cooling operations is prohibited.
The data were categorized, assuming that water consumption in an office building falls into one of the following basic groups: 1) irrigation water for maintenance of landscaped areas; 2) cooling water for single-pass cooling water makeup; 3) domestic water for toilets, drinking fountains, and building maintenance; 4) water used for accessory nonoffice amenities such as snack bars.
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