One of my clients, is getting ready to build a very large
warehouse. It will be right at 300,000 square feet.
Their architects have visited with them about chillers, and
ice storage (thermal ) systems to cool the building.
There will be about 70,000 sq ft of office, and 200,000 sq ft of
refigerated warehouse. The refigerated warehouse will be
30% will be kept at 36 degrees, and the rest at 62 degrees.
What are some of your thoughts about the best systems to
go with. Here in Austin, TX we have hot summers at 100 degrees,
and mild winters in the 36 degrees to rare 20's.
I will not be doing the work, but they have asked for my
thoughts, since I have kept their current system running.
Electricity here is about 10 cents per kilowatt hour, and a