Guide to hot water plant sizing for commercial buildings.

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As a. Water Conservation for Commercial Buildings General Suggestions • Increase employees’ and/or occupants’ awareness of water conservation – brochures explaining how to conserve water are available from the Board of Water Supply.

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Plant Sizing Summaries: Separate reports provide sizing information for chilled water, hot water and steam plants serving one or more air systems.

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2) The weather maker or the “Air Handling Units (AHUs)” may heat, cool, humidify, dehumidify, ventilate, or filter the air and then distribute that air to a section of the building.