As mentioned in the previous article and a constant theme Absolute Mechanical reiterates, it is possible to get great savings and comfort with steam. This is proven in the case study below.
Property Type: 6 Unit + commercial
Property Size: 7,451 sq ft
Infiltration: Attached on both sides with an extension in the rear.
System: Steam system with hydronic portion for extension converted from oil to gas
Average Savings: approximately 70%
Fuel Bills Analysis:
Total Oil Bill for 2012 was $9,730 including gas for the building and hot water production.
Total gas bill including gas for building and hot water production after installation:
10/22/2013 - 11/20/2013 - $343.00
11/20/2013 - 12/20/2013 - $609.00
12/20/2013 - 1/23/2014 - $831.11
We will keep tracking the savings for this installation.
These results were reached all the while with keep 72 degrees inside with no night set backs, no downtime, and now uncomfortable periods.