SmartHubs Project Making Major Headway in West Sussex

This article was originally published on c-e-int.com on May 27, 2020. Data modelling, systems design, and detailed planning are all moving at full speed for the SmartHubs Smart Local Energy Systems (SLES) project in West Sussex, with implementation planned to safely ramp up when lockdown restrictions ease. The timing of the project is apt as […]

Ammonia Heat Pump Reduces Carbon Footprint for Irish Dairy

This article was originally published on ammonia21.com on 3/24/20. An ammonia (NH3) heat pump installed last year by Aurivo, Ireland’s second largest milk producer, has increased processing capacity by 80% while cutting its CO2 emissions by 80% by improving efficiency and downgrading oil-burning boilers. The heat pump, from GEA, is installed at the company’s Killygordon site, […]

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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) […]

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Looking at Laundry: Heat Pump and Hybrid Clothes Dryers Enter the U.S. Marketplace

Presented at the AESP 26th National Conference on February 3, 2016 Elizabeth Titus, NEEP Brian McCowan, ERS Rebecca Foster, VEIC Electric tumble clothes dryers were introduced in the United States in the late 1930s, and until recently have remained largely unchanged, with only small incremental improvements in operation. Recent advancements in electric clothes dryers range […]

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Ask the Expert: When Does VRF Make Sense? Part II

Technical Information on Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems Adam Allington and Chris Zimbelman for Zondits, December 17, 2015 Answer: A few months ago we asked the question when does VRF make sense? In short, the answer was that these systems are ideal in buildings with different rooms or zones that have varying occupancy schedules, activities, and temperature […]