Architectural enclosures for cooling towers are not a new phenomena. Ideal clearances are provided by manufacturers to achieve the rated performance. However, understanding and predicting thermal performance impacts when less than ideal clearances are available becomes more complex. This paper will present a study of an architectural louver enclosure and its influence on the performance of the tower when less than ideal clearances are achievable.

08-12: Architectural Enclosure Influences on The Performance of Field Erected

  • Toby Daley, Composite Cooling Solutions, L.P.