PROBLEM: US National Park Service reported a mold and mildew problem in the Visitor’s Center.
SOLUTION: Carolina Heat Pipe, Inc. provided and installed four (4) CHP ST MACH 1 Thermospyphon Run Around Heat Pipe (TRAHP™) systems that provide 320,500 BTUH of precooling and reheat.
RESULTS: Annual electrical energy saved from operating the chiller: $16,900.
Annual natural gas energy saved from avoiding other form of reheat to control
relative humidity during cooling season: $17,500.
PAYBACK PERIOD: 2 years.
RETURN ON INVESTMENT (ROI): 50%