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- Energy: $170,000
- Supervision: $88,000
- Maintenance: $40,000
The ROI on the equipment was 4.5 years in annual savings.
Information for this article was provided by Marcel Brabant of Sacré-Coeur Hospital and from portions of an article written by Laurier Nichols published in the ASHRAE Journal in September 1999.