PROBLEM: Incorporate energy recovery into the air handler provided for The Polar Bear Exhibit.
SOLUTION: Carolina Heat Pipe, Inc. provided and installed a four (4) row reversible and controllable Energy Recovery (TRAHP™) system into the air handler.
RESULTS: The cooling load was reduced 22,033 kw hours per year while the heating load was reduced by 2019 Therms per year.
PAYBACK PERIOD: 3.4 years
RETURN ON INVESTMENT (ROI): 29.2%