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Cooling Tower Efficiency

Class | Heating and Cooling

May 16, 2018
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Clackamas Community College / PGE Corporate University Campus
29353 SW Town Center Loop East
Wilsonville, OR 97070

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Class description

Looking for ways to improve the efficiency of your cooling tower?   Attend this class, designed for HVAC professionals, and explore efficiency improvements and the trade-off between cooling tower size and energy savings. Learn about typical systems that use cooling towers and key elements of their efficient design, operation, and maintenance.

This class will help you:

  • Understand the basics of cooling towers and their efficient operation
  • Improve operational efficiency by adjusting condenser water temperature
  • Understand the trade-off between cooling tower size and energy savings
  • Take advantage of available incentives and free services for energy-efficiency upgrades

Who will benefit?

Managers and operators who oversee chilled water systems and want to learn more about energy saving opportunities in their facility.

  • Building operators
  • Central plant operators
  • Facility and energy managers


David Wylie, P.E., Vice President, ASWB Engineering Management Consultants 

With an engineering degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and an MBA from National University, David is able to analyze energy efficiency investment from both a mechanical and financial perspective. He is also skilled at taking sophisticated engineering concepts and making them understandable to both management and operations.


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