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  • New Hybrid VRF system

    The new Hybrid VRF(Variable Refrigerant Flow), launched by Mitsubishi Electric, is said to combine the advantages of chiller technology with the flexibility and efficiency of traditional VRF systems.

    • Publication date : 2016/06/01
  • Zero refrigerant in occupied spaces thanks to Hybrid-VRF air-conditioning system.

    Mitsubishi Electric launches a Hybrid-VRF (HVRF) air-conditioning system which uses no refrigerant within a buildings' occupied spaces.

    • Publication date : 2013/10/04
  • A photovoltaic system powers the refrigeration systems of a fishing village in Morocco

    In Aftissat, Morocco, 500 photovoltaic panels combined with batteries and diesel generators cover the daily energy needs of the village, including cold storage and refrigeration.

    • Publication date : 2018/08/08
    • Subjects: Developing country
  • Mauritius breaks record with the largest diesel/photovoltaic system installed

    One of the world’s largest diesel/photovoltaic hybrid systems is to be installed in a supermarket in the city of Flacq, Mauritius.

    • Publication date : 2014/10/06
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    Meeting the cooling and freshwater needs of arid countries

    In a recent review article, the authors summarised research efforts in meeting cooling and freshwater demands in arid and hot climates, using available solar...

    • Publication date : 2023/03/28
    • Subjects: Technology
  • Compressors: Electric MAC compressor

    BMW's recently launched ActiveHybrid7 will benefit from Visteon Corporation's new lightweight electric compressor that meets the demands of hybrid and electric vehicles. Unlike traditional compressors which are belt-driven by the engine and can...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/11
  • MAC developments

    While in the mobile air-conditioning (MAC) sector, R&D is focusing on alternative refrigerants to R134a (see "In the news" below), some other research projects or achievements are noteworthy: - The National Renewable Energy Laboratory in...

    • Publication date : 2009/12/09
  • Liquid hydrogen as a transportation fuel

    With ever-rising petrol prices and global warming issues, alternative fuels for transportation are high up on the priority list. Hydrogen is already used for this purpose in fuel cell vehicles, but liquid-hydrogen-automobile technology is...

    • Publication date : 2006/11/15
  • Refrigerated transport: innovative hybrid technology

    Carrier Transicold introduced Deltek hybrid diesel electric technology to the refrigerated transport industry in October of this year. The ultra-high-performance, EPA-compliant system can be used in multi-temperature applications without...

    • Publication date : 2006/01/28
  • Solar ejector refrigeration systems: benefits and latest developments

    Two IJR articles present the latest advancements in this technology and in particular the advantages of variable geometry ejectors and low-GWP refrigerants in terms of performance.

    • Publication date : 2020/06/26
    • Subjects: Developing country
  • Cool Carrier

    At the end of October of this year Carrier Transicold introduced Deltek㤠hybrid diesel electric technology to the North American refrigerated transport industry offering more reliable, easier maintained transport refrigeration systems at the...

    • Publication date : 2006/01/24
  • 2004 Climate Protection Award

    Since 1998, the Climate Protection Award is awarded by the US Environmental Protection Agency in recognition of achievements in protecting the Earth's climate. On April 13, 2004, this award was presented to 12 international individuals and...

    • Publication date : 2004/05/25
  • Cool Carrier

    At the end of October of this year Carrier Transicold introduced Deltek hybrid diesel electric technology to the North American refrigerated transport industry offering more reliable, easier maintained transport refrigeration systems at the lowest...

    • Publication date : 2005/12/22
  • Mac news: Solar air conditioning for Toyota’s Prius

    Toyota's ecological Prius gas-electric hybrid car is to take solar air conditioning on board next year, Japanese newspaper Nikkei reported in early September. The solar panels on the roof of the new Prius model will provide 2-5 kW of electricity...

    • Publication date : 2008/10/25
  • Overview of data center cooling technologies

    The very huge growth in Internet traffic requires the continued development of new energy-efficient data center cooling technologies, based primarily on liquid...

    • Publication date : 2022/12/15
    • Subjects: Technology
  • 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