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Home Forums Energy Efficiency & Facility Management CAS 101 – Fooled by Published Compressor Nominal Power-Flow Data ? Reply To: CAS 101 – Fooled by Published Compressor Nominal Power-Flow Data ?

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Joshua Tan KM
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Recently I engage an M&V company to audit my compressors.

1. My compressor GA145 actually consume about 168kW at full load and the flow measured at outlet port is actually 10% lower than original stated in catalogue

2. The compressor is 7 years, and we did an overhaul about 2 years ago.

3. Also, the measured result showed the efficiency of the compressor drop to 7.9 kW per m3/min over 2 days measuring period ; means the efficiency is 21% poorer than the original full load efficiency.

I am planning to replace this unit, now that i have actual data in hand.