This article was originally published on coolingpost.com on May 10, 2020. USA: A Harvard University team has developed an indirect evaporative cooling system which can cool air without adding humidity at a fraction of the energy cost of traditional cooling units. Evaporative cooling is a well established technology which works well in a number of […]
This article was published on coolingpost.com on April 26, 2020. UK: Buoyed by a further £720,000 of funding, an Edinburgh company has targeted the refrigeration industry as a potential market for its new design of rotary compressor. Vert Rotors is behind the development of a conical rotary compressor which is said to be capable of […]
Viking Thermal Energy Storage System Demonstrates Savings in Study ACHR News, December 5, 2017 Viking Cold Solutions, a supplier of thermal energy storage systems, announced that a Southern California utility, along with an independent third party energy management firm, ASWB Engineering, completed a field demonstration study of the Viking Cold thermal energy storage (TES) system. […]
This article was originally published on hydrocarbons21.com on October 22, 2019. U.S. manufacturer Tecumseh is pursuing a “soft launch” in North America of a propane (R290)-based packaged refrigeration unit for self-contained display cases that can be wholly detached for easier maintenance. Dubbed the “Complete Refrigeration System” (CRS) – also IntelliCool – the unit is being […]
This article was written by Max Ma Refrigeration is about moving heat “uphill” from a cold place to a hot place. When the heat gets to the hot place, your refrigeration system rejects it like you reject bank fees – indignantly and as fast as possible. Heat rejection equipment comes in a variety of types. […]
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 […]