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CoolTools Chiller Bid and Performance Tool 2014

June 17, 2014
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The CoolTools Chiller Bid and Performance Tool (v1.6.2) provides a systematic approach to chilled water system design and operation. It allows the designer to specify a system that will perform at full and part load conditions and deliver low operating costs across the full range of specified conditions.


Chiller Bid Tool Form
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Design engineers, mechanical contractors, and plant operation and maintenance personnel who seek optimally energy-efficient performance will find this tool an invaluable addition to their toolkits.

The CoolTools Chiller Bid and Performance Tool v.1.6.2 runs on Microsoft Excel 2010 (14.0) or a later release running on a compatible platform of Windows 7or later. Installation requires a minimum of 1 MB of free disk space, but 5 MB of free space is recommended for running the program.

Known issues in earlier versions of this tool have been corrected in this new version.

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 Earlier Comments

by smhadil, Monday, January 17, 2011 at 8:17:41 PM

This is a great help

by MHF, Monday, October 17, 2011 at 12:48:10 AM

Hello,I am MHF and I am in a sustainability class and I (and some others) am getting no where with this" Practice Problem". I have been trying without getting it. Could someone just simplify this to me? Is it that hard to find the order of operations?...We have already been given back our possible 12 points papers and I got 3 pts.
The motor horse power of fans for an office building with 10,000 ft2,929m2 is 30 kw. The average diversity load within the building is 80%. The peek load is 176 kw and the design air flow is based on 60 f supply temperature and 75 f zone temp. Fans were selected at 27,545 cfm (13,000 L/s) at 4 in (0.996 kPa) total static pressure with a fan efficiency of 80%. If watts(W0 is L/s * K, calculate the zone temp. and the sensible load....? Any One? Thank You MHF.

by tconlon, Monday, October 17, 2011 at 1:59:06 PM

@ MHF: Please ask your instructor for help with your particular "Practice Problem". If your instructor is having difficulty using this tool, they may post their question here.

by justinw, Sunday, March 18, 2012 at 7:56:19 PM

This is a fantastic tool to have!
Is it possible to modify the spreadsheet to use SI units?

Thanks and Regards,
Justin Wong

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