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Piping Alternative Combines with New Chiller to Help Airport Hotel's A/C Take Off


Project
Embassy Suites Nashville, Chiller Piping Retrofit
Products Used
Blue Pipe®
Location / Date
Nashville, TN
July 2008

Aquatherm Advantages

  • PP-R compared well to other pipe options price-wise
  • The lighter weight of Aquatherm eased installation
  • The natural insulation was an added bonus
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The Challenge

The existing system was corroded and leaking.


The Solution

Aquatherm’s corrosion and rust resistant pipe was installed to alleviate those problems.


The nine-story, 296-room Embassy Suites Nashville – Airport hotel was built in the 1980s, and its original chiller and piping had reached their logical replacement point. Over the years a couple of the existing Schedule 40 carbon elbows on the system had sprung leaks and some of the galvanized pipe had experienced considerable corrosion. Thus, keeping the new piping leak- and corrosion-free was a big concern.