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  • Magnetic-bearing centrifugal compressors

    This new compressor technology - presented at the 2003 AHR Expo in Chicago - may have a significant effect on the future of mid-range chillers and rooftop applications in water-cooled, evaporatively cooled and air-cooled chilled-water and...

    • Publication date : 2004/07/27
  • Briefs: Magnetic-levitation bearing system

    The world's first large tonnage magnetic-levitation bearing air-cooled chiller for air conditioning is being installed in the American Embassy in Tokyo. The 2520-kW chiller plant consists of 12 MagLev Chiller modules. OBO, which installed it,...

    • Publication date : 2007/05/04
  • Oil-free chillers

    At the beginning of 2005, Climavenata will launch its new range of liquid chillers: the "Turbo Efficiency Climaveneta System" (Tecs), which is an oil-free chiller. The range is fitted with Danfoss-Turbocor R-134a centrifugal compressors :...

    • Publication date : 2005/02/10
  • Chillers: efficiency takes off

    Chillers are key refrigerating systems since, according to the Department of Energy, in the US, they account for about 13% of the power consumed by the nation's buildings and 9% of the overall demand for electric power. Examples below illustrate...

    • Publication date : 2008/10/25
  • Brief: Danfoss A/S and Turbocor Inc.

    Denmark-based Danfoss A/S and Canada-based Turbocor Inc. recently announced the setting up of a 50/50 joint-venture to be named Danfoss Turbocor Compressors Inc. This agreement will enable this joint-venture company to provide the market with...

    • Publication date : 2004/11/10
  • 2005 AHR Expo Innovation award winners

    The winners of the third annual AHR (Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration) Expo Innovation awards will be honoured during a ceremony during the 2005 AHR Expo in Orlando, Florida, on February 8, 2005. The product entries were judged for...

    • Publication date : 2004/12/22
  • Centrifugal chillers: new developments

    New developments regarding centrifugal chillers include the world’s first production-scale chiller using water as a refrigerant and the world’s first photovoltaic direct driven inverter centrifugal chiller.

    • Publication date : 2015/03/25
  • World compressor market trends

    The global compressor market is still dominated by the rotary compressor segment, which has benefited from the rapid growth of the residential air-conditioning market for more than 20 years.

    • Publication date : 2019/04/30
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Data centre near London upgrades with Turbomiser chillers

    The site’s power usage ratio has dropped by 24%

    • Publication date : 2012/09/05
  • World compressor market

    According to JARN, global demand for refrigerating compressors increased substantially in 2014 compared to 2013.

    • Publication date : 2015/07/02
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Refrigerated rail transport of fruits in India

    1000 tonnes of imported fresh fruits reached Bengaluru (India) on refrigerated train.

    • Publication date : 2021/09/06
    • Subjects: Developing country
  • Flammable ice: the answer to Japan’s energy drought?

    Flammable ice (or methane hydrate) could represent an interesting alternative to fossil fuels in Japan, since vast amounts of methane hydrate can be found buried deep under the ocean around the country.

    • Publication date : 2018/02/06
  • 2015 Indian packaged air conditioning market

    Restaurant, healthcare, hospitality, data centre and construction are the key sectors boosting demand for packaged air conditioning, which will reach an estimated value of INR 93.3 Billion (approximately USD 1.5 Billion) by 2020 (Compound annual...

    • Publication date : 2015/10/19
  • Juice mission: discovering the icy moons of Jupiter

    ESA's Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (Juice) lifted off on an Ariane 5 rocket on 14 April 2023. This successful launch marks the beginning of an ambitious journey to discover the secrets...

    • Publication date : 2023/04/26
    • Subjects: Technology
  • Cold temperatures, a potential ally against cancer

    Exposure to cold temperatures can reduce tumour growth by slowing down the glucose metabolism of cancer cells. 

    • Publication date : 2022/09/28
    • Subjects: Technology