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Calculating Hot Water Load for Solar Thermal Systems ...

Remember that it is extremely rare to size a solar thermal system to provide of your year-round heating requirement as such a setup will overheat in hot months. Typically you'll get about 50% of your winter hot water and about 75% of your total annual load

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Electrical Water Heaters Power Rating Calculations Part ...

Method#1: Using equations. To compute KW rating for electric water heaters the following formulas should be used: KW input = GPH X Temperature Rise (deg F)X 8.33 (lb./ gallon) / (Thermal Efficiency X 3412 BTU/KW ) Example#1: For a food facility a

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Unit Conversion--How to Calculate Boiler Horsepower

Boiler Horsepower - BHP. The Boiler Horsepower (BHP) is the amount of energy required to produce 34.5 pounds of steam per hour at a pressure and temperature of 0 Psig and 212 with feedwater at 0 Psig and 212 . Boiler horsepower a unit of measurement of power of steam boilers from Wiki.

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Steam Calculators: Boiler Calculator

Mar 17 2015 · Steam Boiler and Blowdown Pressure are the same. Combustion Efficiency is the % of fuel energy that is directly added to the feedwater and not otherwise lost or used. Blowdown Rate is the % of incoming feedwater mass flow rate that leaves the boiler as a saturated liquid at boiler pressure.

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Boiler BTU | Know Your Boilers Thermal Output

Oct 28 2015 · BTU is short for British Thermal Unit which means that a BTU is a measurement of thermal energy. A single BTU is the amount of heat needed to warm one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit. Since your boiler system is all about creating a combustion process that relies on heat this is a good measure to know.

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Hot water flow rates and combi boiler power - Ian ...

This is another calculation on heating water this time relating hot water flow rates and boiler power. It too ends with a handy rule which can be applied without reference to a manufacturers manual. Suppose we want a hot water flow rate of say 9 litres per minute from a combi boiler or instantaneous

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How to calculate boiler efficiency by Direct Method ...

Nov 24 2016 · Boiler Efficiency:-Thermal efficiency of boiler is defined as the percentage of heat input that is effectively utilized to generate steam. There are two methods of assessing boiler efficiency. 1) Boiler Efficiency by Direct Method: Where the energy gain of the working fluid ( and steam) is compared with the energy content of the

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