Comeback of absorption in air conditioning ?

Retour de l'absorption en climatisation ?

Author(s) : CLODIC D.

Type of article: Article


After reviewing the operating principle of absorption and of systems using ammonia-water and water-lithium bromide, a comparison with the vapour compression system is made: energy sources, initial and running costs, refrigerants. The current performances of double-and triple-effect absorption machines are studied, and the prospects of research and development are examined. J.L.


  • Original title: Retour de l'absorption en climatisation ?
  • Record ID : 1993-2174
  • Languages: French
  • Source: J. CCI - vol. 3 - n. 9
  • Publication date: 1992/09/15
  • Document available for consultation in the library of the IIR headquarters only.


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