Researchers from the Technical University of Braunschweig and Volkswagen have found a CO2-based heat pump to be the most efficient of four options studied for mobile air conditioning (MAC).
To justify end-user incentives, Efficiency Vermont will oversee a pilot comparing energy savings of a CO2 system to that of an HFC system. Efficiency Vermont, an efficiency utility under the auspices of the nonprofit Vermont Energy Investment Corp. (VEIC), is overseeing a test of a CO2 condensing unit in a supermarket, one of the first such installations […]
How can retailers save money with natural refrigerants in the long run? As Europe’s food retail sector strives to improve its energy efficiency, Accelerate Europe compares how CO2 and hydrocarbons are helping to reduce energy consumption in supermarkets. Written by Charlotte McLaughlin, r744.com, July 17, 2018 Supermarkets are estimated to be responsible for around 3-4% of the total […]
How Vermont beer makers brew up energy savings by Morgan Hood, Efficiency Vermont, vermontbiz.com, July 19, 2018 Big things are brewing at Magic Hat Brewing Company in South Burlington. That’s where skilled beer makers from five Vermont breweries gathered recently with energy efficiency experts from Efficiency Vermont, Burlington Electric Department, and Loureiro Engineering Associates for a three-day intensive dive into energy […]
How to install an efficient large-scale heat pump for district heating? A new paper from German compressor manufacturer GEA purports to answer this question. Written by Charlotte McLaughlin, ammonia21.com, July 3, 2018 A new paper from German compressor manufacturer GEA Refrigeration will be presented at a Sustainable Innovation in Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat pumps (SIRACH) […]
Desert Aire Outlines Impact Of Grow Room Vapor Pressure Deficit On HVAC System Design In New Application Note 28 Crop yield improved by proper choices, integrated environmental control June 27, 2018 Desert Aire, a Milwaukee-based manufacturer of commercial and industrial humidity and climate control systems, has published a new technical resource that explains how carefully […]
The Need to Update Steam Trap Savings Calculations By Cameron Kinney, ERS for Zondits, June 7, 2018 Steam trap repair and replacement projects are currently the fourth-largest natural gas energy savings measure in Massachusetts. Program administrators (PAs) have been increasing their promotion of the measure in recent years due to its cost-effective nature, but evaluators […]
Saudi Arabia Sets Up Demo Plant To Boost Energy Efficiency In Reverse Osmosis Utilities-me.com, May 24, 2018 Saudi Arabia has commissioned Hitachi and Toray Industries to implement the ‘Demonstration Project for an Energy Saving Seawater Reverse Osmosis (RO) System’ in the Kingdom. The new system will be within the framework of “International Project for Increasing […]