Efficiency & Turndown: Hype Vs. Fact About Gas Fired Water Heaters & Boilers
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Rheem Commercial Water brings together our family of brands to offer a comprehensive product portfolio designed to meet the water heating needs of any commercial project. Backed by a team of experts, providing personalized service including consulting, training, sizing, and technical assistance to ensure timely support when customers need it most.
- Recognize the different definitions of turndown ratio and explain how turndown became a contentious topic in terms of efficiency and sizing
- Summarize system challenges to achieving very high turndown, focusing on short cycling and boiler efficiency
- Articulate the real-world advantages and disadvantages of a higher turndown boiler by reviewing a case study
- Contrast combustion efficiency and thermal efficiency and illustrate how the terms are connected and what factors impact them
- Develop new and existing designs that achieve high efficiency by utilizing cooler return water to maximize efficiency of a condensing heater