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Study Verifies Savings for Viking Cold Thermal Energy Storage System

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. […]

Tecumseh Reveals Soft Launch for Swap-Out Refrigeration 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 […]

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Efficiency Vermont Pilots a CO2 Condensing Unit in a Supermarket

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 […]

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Natural Refrigerants: CO2 vs. Hydrocarbons in Supermarkets

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 […]

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Large District Heating Projects Served by Heat Pumps

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) […]