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  • Some advice for prolonging water chiller life.

    Brent Hall, a temperature control specialist, gives six water treatment tips for lasting chillers performances.

    • Publication date : 2017/03/07
  • The water chillers market within the EMEA (Europe Middle East & Africa) zone

    Like in 2013, the largest market is the Middle East (2.57 millions of kW ) followed by Germany (2.48 millions of kW ), France (2.36 millions of kW ) and Italy (2.29 millions of kW ).

    • Publication date : 2016/03/09
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Solar panels and a "water battery" to provide chilled water for air conditioners in an Australian university

    The University of the Sunshine Coast, in Australia, has announced plans to install a giant "water battery" run by 5,800 solar panels to provide chilled water for air conditioning.

    • Publication date : 2018/07/09
  • 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
  • Latest research on ammonia-based absorption refrigeration systems

    A recent article has reviewed literature on absorption chillers that use ammonia as a refrigerant, along with water (H2O), lithium nitrate (LiNO3), and lithium nitrate + water...

    • Publication date : 2021/02/25
    • Subjects: Technology
  • District cooling: Copenhagen, home of the largest absorption chiller cooling

    A recent report by the City of Copenhagen, home of the largest absorption chiller cooling, network gives a glimpse of its district cooling system which uses seawater and surplus heat from the district heating network (through absorption cooling...

    • Publication date : 2013/03/18
  • 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
  • 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
  • Solar absorption air conditioning

    When do you need air conditioning? When it is hot and sunny. This is why Broad Air Conditioning, China, one of the world's largest manufacturers of direct-fired absorption chillers, has been focusing on solar absorption air-conditioning systems...

    • Publication date : 2006/11/15
  • Eco-friendly cooling for Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

    The new international terminal of Haneda Airport opened in October 2010. It uses a combination of geothermal energy, solar power and cogeneration systems to reduce energy consumption and is also the first airport to use sodium sulphur (NaS)...

    • Publication date : 2011/06/01
  • Briefs: Cool job

    Cooling Burj Dubai, the world's tallest building is not without its challenges. The huge cooling plant designed by ETA M&E's district cooling division supplies chilled water for the Burj Dubai, Dubai Mall and two 5-star hotels. Inside the Burj...

    • Publication date : 2010/05/27
  • Brief: Protrait of an optimal system

    With looming commitments under the Kyoto Protocol, energy efficiency in buildings, including in art galleries, is essential. Paintings not only require an aesthetic environment, but one in which the air temperature and humidity is controlled. The...

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • Paris district cooling is growing

    A presentation of the Paris district cooling system by François Dupoux, President-General Director of Climespace (operator of the district cooling system) during the IIR-AFF centenary conference in Paris attracted a lot of interest. Many...

    • Publication date : 2008/08/12
  • UK: a dual purpose heat pump chiller with heat recovery

    A Salisbury District Hospital’s unit has recently been equipped with an innovative high efficiency heat pump chiller.

    • Publication date : 2018/02/18
  • Market: EMEA HVAC&R market data: low profile

    Eurovent Market Intelligence (EMI), a European statistics bureau, recently published HVAC&R sales results in the Europe and Middle East zone (EMEA). The air-handling-unit market amounted to € 1.5 billion in 2009, despite a drop of...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • 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 : English, French
    • Themes : Ice creams