District Cooling

District Cooling Guide by ASHRAE for Owners and DC Designers

The 2 000 terawatt-hours (TWh) of power consumed by buildings for cooling in 2018 was more than triple the energy demand for the same three decades ago, according to International Energy Agency. While most of the air conditioners available in the market are more energy-efficient, a lot needs to be d[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Gas Turbine Degradation in a Turbine Cooling System

Awareness of the environmental effects of industrial growth has intensified strive towards reduced carbon dioxide emissions. Indeed, modern society is increasingly concerned about energy efficiency because this aspect is linked to environmental degradation. Discussions about industrial energy often [..]
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District Cooling

Footprint in district cooling and heating plants

Why Footprint Optimization? One of the most critical points faced by engineers when developing the basis of a District Cooling and Heating plant (DCHP) is the footprint optimization.
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Energy Industry

Energy in critical areas: supply with the highest engineering

Mission critical facilities like hospitals and data centers require extra resilient frameworks to guard against interruption to critical services for systems, businesses and operations. Anyone who operates such a facility knows well that failure is not an option here. As the global economy has becom[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

TESTIAC configuration reduces operating and maintenance costs

The International Gas Union holds the World Gas Conference every three years, with the last event having happened in June 2018 in Washington, D.C. As the 2021 function in Daegu, South Korea nears, the issue of greenhouse gas emissions and energy efficiency is still the elephant in the room. Ask anyo[..]
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Refrigeration

How to Reduce Carbon Footprint in Industry

About 25% of greenhouse effect emanates from the industrial sector, either directly or indirectly. Construction, food processing, mining and manufacturing are key industrial subsectors where diverse processes result in direct CO2 emissions. Power and heat require a lot of fossil fuel combustion. Pro[..]
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Key Technology to Reduce Carbon Footprint in Industrial Sector

How much did that suit cost you? Of course, you can get that from the receipts. Nevertheless, everything in any space you are in now has an environmental cost that isn’t obvious. For instance, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) estimates that the creating a pair of jeans consumes 3,781 [..]
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District Cooling

Industrial Chillers for DCPS: efficiency analysis

The cooling demand in urban areas is increasing because of comfort requirements, heat island challenges and internal heat loads. The relatively high temperatures of the Middle East and Africa are other significant drivers of district cooling demand. We are at a point where Saudi Arabia and fellow em[..]
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District Heating, District Cooling

Heat pump applications in industry: District Energy

Did you know District Energy Systems are essential for our cities in order to fight climate change, while remaining cost-effective and energy-efficient? The role of industrial heat pumps is key.
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Turbine Inlet Air Cooling

Industrial Efficiency Solutions: Decreasing Environmental Impact

As the global energy demand increases at an alarming rate, governments and other relevant entities are faced with difficult choices that will have serious ramifications in future. The future prosperity of populations is at a delicate balance owing to continued overreliance on coal, gas and other uns[..]
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Energy Industry

Energy Control Systems, Increasing Flexibility and Performance

Recent years have seen many industries initiate steps towards improved energy efficiency and better environmental responsibility. This shift has been prompted by many tangible benefits that include lower operation cost and minimal maintenance costs for equipment. While we must applaud the steps made[..]
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Thermal Energy Storage

Multi-Tank System: How Does it Work? When Is It Recommended?

Are you aware that on-peak cooling can be twice as costly as off-peak cooling? Applying leveraging technology for this disparity can reduce the burden on your wallet. Thermal energy storage (TES) has a long and rich history dating back to the 1800s when North Americans used blocks of ice to preserve[..]
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