Christopher J. Haynes, P.E.
Mr. Haynes is an independent consultant with 40 years of experience in thermal performance, system design, troubleshooting and performance testing. He is the Principal Author of FCYCLE, CCYCLE and NCYCLE Heat Balance Software. He has three US patents for power plant apparatus. He has been employed by Stone and Webster, New England Power, Dominion Energy, Calpine and Shaw Power, and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Massachusetts.
In 1987, Power Software Associates (PSA) started with Heat Balance Engineers performing their own heat rate analysis. Capitalizing on the advantages of the personal computer, PSA created a family of Heat Balance Programs that allowed the performance engineer to concentrate on heat rate work, not computer programming issues.
Juliann handles the business management end of Power Software. She has a diverse background in customer service, banking, human resource, and adult education. Her number one goal is to make sure the users of our software have a positive experience and enjoy excellent customer service. Juliann has a degree in economics from Bowdoin College and attended the University of Colorado's Leeds School of Business Administration. Her number one challenge at PSA? Managing the engineers which can be a bit like herding cats! When not working, Juliann likes to cook, and be by the water anywhere, especially the family cottage on the coast of Maine.
Mr. Koch is in his thirty-first year specializing in the thermal performance analysis of generating units, the last seventeen being as an independent consultant. Previously, he has been with the Heat Balance Group of Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation, and with the Boston Edison Company. He has extensive experience in all aspects of power performance testing and analysis.
In his seventeen years as an independent consultant, he has conducted numerous tests for combined cycle plants of all sizes, as well as for conventional steam units. In addition, he has done studies for various cost effective performance improvements, such as GT inlet air cooling, fuel gas heating, cooling tower cell operation, and maintenance scheduling optimization.