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  • PublisherCIBSE
  • Product CodeKS07
  • Number of pages26
  • Publication DateOct 2006
  • ISBN9781903287774

KS07: Variable Flow Pipework Systems (KS7)

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KS07: Variable Flow Pipework Systems (KS7)

This publication explains how to design re-circulating heating or cooling water systems incorporating variable speed pumps. Correctly designed, these systems have the potential to deliver worthwhile energy savings over the lifetime of a building.

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Contents:


1. Introduction

2. Calculating pump energy savings

3. Sizing control valves
- Cavitation

4. System design options
- Self-balancing layouts
- Differential pressure control valves (DPCVs)
- Constant flow regulators

Now comes with 2009 Supplement on Valve Solutions which explains how to design re-circulating heating and cooling water systems incorporating variable speed pumps utilising two alternative valve solutions not covered in KS7, these being:

- centralised valve modules
- pressure independent control valves (PICVs)

Contents of Supplement:

  1. Introduction
  2. Centralised valve module solution
  3. Pressure independent control valve solution
  4. References and bibliography