Welcome back! In Part One we talked about how steam pressure gets too much attention. Controlling pressure for its own sake should never be the end goal—steam pressure is just a means to an end. In this post we’ll discuss one way that controlling steam pressure can be useful—where it can help you balance the system, […]
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About Jason Block
Jason Block is an Engineering Director at SWA. He oversees the firm’s design and implementation services, focusing on comprehensive, high performance retrofits that consider the building as a holistic system. Mr. Block’s expertise in low-pressure steam heating, hydronic heating, and ventilation systems informs much of the firm’s existing buildings work, including ensuring energy audit recommendations are appropriate and feasible, and creating site-specific retrofit designs. Mr. Block also trains building staff and contractors on operations and maintenance activities and system upgrades. There are a lot of buildings out there, and disseminating these best practices to other industry participants, beyond specialized engineering firms, is necessary to achieve improved performance and energy reductions at scale.
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