District Heating, District Cooling, Refrigeration

How do absorption chillers work?

The original design of an absorption chiller is credited to the likes of Ferdinand Carré, Carl Munters and Baltzar Von Platen, renowned scientists who did their works between the 1850s and 1920s. While the products were first produced commercially in 1923, it was only in the 60s that serious product[..]
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District Cooling

Industrial application of refrigeration: District Cooling&Data Centers

Industrial refrigeration isn’t air conditioning—it goes beyond that, both in scale and in the little details. Industrial refrigeration can be defined as the equipment and accessories projected to remove heat from large-scale processes or materials, lowering the temperature to a desired value. Depend[..]
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District Cooling

Difference Between Air Cooled and Water Cooled Chiller System

Many regions in the world are grappling with water scarcity. Numerous efforts to desalinate and trade in water are evidence of the magnitude of the problem. The World Bank puts the number of people living with absolute water scarcity at 2bn, a number that could hit the 4.6bn mark within the next 65 [..]
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Refrigeration

Pressure Test: Hydrostatic and Pneumatic Test Requirements

Pressure tests are a non-destructive way to guarantee the integrity of equipment such as pressure vessels, pipelines, plumbing lines, gas cylinders, boilers and fuel tanks. It is required by the piping codes to confirm that a piping system is able to bear its rated pressure and it has no leaks. Pres[..]
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District Heating

District heating energy systems: all about the heating process

District heating is set to play a key role in the pursuit of decarbonised cities and more efficient heating systems. 
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Challenges of energy storage: TES global prospects

Energy is the fundamental need for the development, modernization and economic growth of any nation in the industrial sector in particular, and in all sectors in general.
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District Heating

Sustainable heating technologies: how to make district heating more environmentally friendly

The quest to find more sustainable solutions has impacted every industry, and heating technologies are no different. While the central approach to district heating stands out as more environmentally friendly than other alternatives, it’s now crucial to review the multiple possibilities for this heat[..]
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District Heating

The best refrigerant for Heat Pump systems

District heating using electrical driven Heat Pumps is one of the cutting-edge technologies that is being implemented in the market as a sustainable energy solution for heating our present and future and its use for large scale district heating networks is increasing more and more.
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District Cooling|Energy Industry

Energy planning to create more efficient systems for cities

The world is moving more and more towards urban areas where almost 50% of the CO2 emissions are being produced to meet citizens’ needs in terms of transportation, energy and services. Key energy issues impacting city resilience such as access to energy, security of supply, a sustainable energy produ[..]
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District Energy, Energy Industry

Industrial heat sources: its importance for decarbonisation

Almost all large industries sectors have a huge potential of surplus heat that could be used as industrial heat source in several district energy applications. 
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Energy Industry

Stress analysis of piping systems: ¿how a piping system will behave?

Piping stress analysis is a very important and intricate task that is carried out in the design of piping systems. This type of calculation has been implemented for decades, initially by a group of highly specialized engineers which used hand calculations and their vast experience in piping system b[..]
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Data Center

Understanding the Data Center humidity control

One of the most common threads that all the data center facilities are facing are the humidity changes in the environment. But how important data center humidity control is and why? We will start with the basics. The water vapor in the air is known as humidity. If the relative humidity (HR) is zero,[..]
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