State-of-the-art wet/dry plume abatement cooling towers are often considered, but seldom purchased primarily because of high overall costs. The BCT, with it unique operating flexibility, can be configured as a plume abatement-cooling tower with zero feasible plumes under all operating conditions. This paper reviews the wet/dry operations of the BCT.

83-14: Integrated Wet/Dry Cooling and Plume Abatement With The Binary Cooling