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  • Sorption chillers

    Sorption chiller technology is rapidly developing, especially that using solar energy. - As highlighted by Jacob and Kohlenbach* during the latest IIR Gustav Lorentzen Conference on Natural Working Fluids in Sydney, in Europe, numerous new...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Markets: Chillers

    According to a recent market report by BSRIA, an estimated 200 400 units of chillers were shipped worldwide in 2004. The estimated number of centrifugal chillers was 8500 with the USA at the centre of production (3500 units equal to 41% of the...

    • Publication date : 2006/01/28
  • Non-CFC chillers

    According to the 2005 annual survey carried out by the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) on chiller manufacturers, the replacement and conversion of CFC chillers, as specified by the Montreal Protocol in 1995 is proving to be...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • 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
  • Global chiller market

    According to BSRIA, the global chiller market is likely to dip from USD 8.4 billion in 2011 to USD 8.3 billion in 2012 related to the overall global economic situation.

    • Publication date : 2013/05/21
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Briefs: Giant chiller

    A 5-MW 2-stage water-lithium bromide absorption chiller was recently inaugurated at Ulm Technical University in Germany. The Chinese-manufactured chiller is driven by hot wastewater (180°C) from a bio-energy-fired cogeneration plant. This...

    • Publication date : 2004/04/28
  • UK: Waitrose installs HFO chillers in store

    Waitrose, the English supermarket chain, is testing chillers using HFO-1234ze refrigerant at its supermarket in Bromley, near London, UK.

    • Publication date : 2012/02/17
  • Absorption chiller market is expanding

    A new report from Global Industry Analysts (GIA) suggests the worldwide market for absorption chillers is forecast to reach 924.2 million USD by 2017.In contrast to the European and US markets where centrifugal and positive displacement...

    • Publication date : 2011/08/16
  • Chiller contract for Beijing airport

    Direct-fire absorption chillers have been chosen for the air-conditioning project of the Beijing Capital International Airport. Three 7 MW direct-fired absorption chillers using natural gas will be provided by Jiangsu Shuangliang for the No.3...

    • Publication date : 2006/02/09
  • Global chiller sales trends in 2012

    According to BSRIA, the world chiller market is very likely to experience a slight dip in value in 2012 related to the overall global economic situation.

    • Publication date : 2013/02/08
    • 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
  • Brief: Chiller contract for Beijing airport

    Direct-fire absorption chillers have been chosen for the air-conditioning project of the Beijing Capital International Airport. Three 7-MW direct-fired absorption chillers using natural gas will be provided by Jiangsu Shuangliang for the No. 3...

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • Africa: a project to replace CFC chillers in Africa

    A new UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and French Global Environment Facility (FFEM) joint project aims at replacing chillers in several African countries. A survey conducted in Cameroon, Egypt, Namibia, Senegal and Sudan, identified...

    • Publication date : 2009/12/09
  • University of Chicago – South Campus chiller plant

    When the University of Chicago built a new chiller plant, it seized the opportunity to make the new plant functional, high-performance and on display as a work of art. The resulting South Campus chiller plant celebrates technical equipment: all...

    • Publication date : 2011/06/09
  • Nanorefrigerants

    Nanorefrigerants are created by adding nanoparticles in suspension to a base refrigerant. They have a thermal conductivity that is 15% to 104% higher than that of the corresponding...

    • Last update : 2022/06/17
    • Langues : English, French
    • Themes : Nanofluids
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    Ice cream manufacturing, environmental impact and market data

    From a physico-chemical point of view, ice cream is a complex, frozen multiphase mixture. The manufacturing process includes several stages of freezing which are described in this...

    • Last update : 2022/10/12
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Ice creams
  • Additive manufacturing of heat exchangers

    In the refrigeration industry, additive manufacturing (colloquially referred to as “3D printing”) makes it possible to fabricate novel, complex and potentially more energy efficient...

    • Last update : 2022/09/07
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Evaporators, condensers and other heat exchangers