On average, a cooling tower replacement costs $125,000 in the year 2021. Typical full replacements range from $50,000-$200,000.
How Much Does A Cooling Tower Cost?
Here are a few of the typical costs associated with cooling towers:
- Blowdown system: $30,000
- Feeder water system: $50,000-$250,000
- Circulation water system: $50,000-$300,000
Blowdown System Cost
On average, a blowdown system will cost around $30,000 to replace. A blowdown system needs to use 75 percent of its water for efficient and effective operation.
Feeder Water System Cost
Costs for feeder water systems can vary widely. For the most part, commercial customers can expect to pay anywhere from $50,000 to $250,000 for this system.
Circulation Water System Cost
Side stream filtration unit costs vary from $50,000 (100 GPM) all the way to $300,000 (1,000 GPM).
Cooling Tower Replacement Cost
Cooling towers will generally run effectively for up to 20 years. A rebuild or a full replacement is typically needed once the tower ages to this point. Size of the cooling tower will affect overall cost more than any other factor. Larger towers cost more to build and will require higher maintenance fees.
Cooling Tower Parts
Upkeep and repairs are essential to keep cooling towers running at maximum efficiency. Here are the most common parts found in cooling towers:
- Air Inlet Louvers
- Basin Heaters
- Dura Drift Eliminators
- Drift Eliminators
- Fan Belts
- Fill Media
- Float Valves
- Mechanical Parts
- Pumps And Motors
- Tower Shield Coatings
- Vibration Switches
Universal Tower Parts In Phoenix, AZ
Universal Tower Parts provides stainless steel and galvanized options, welded and gasketed, direct, gear reducer and belt drive units, with efficient Jedair fans, and Jedair low noise fans. Strainers, fan guards and louvers are well constructed, and designed to operate efficiently as they perform their function. Cool Core drift eliminators and fill are made by Universal Tower Parts expressly for our towers.