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Which refrigerants will no longer be available beginning in 2020?

The Montreal Protocol is an international agreement designed to protect the ozone layer by phasing out the production and consumption of ozone-depleting substances (ODS). The agreement, finalized [...]

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Maintenance of Industrial Refrigeration Systems for Best Performance

Maintenance of large-scale industrial refrigeration units is arguably at the top of the list when it comes to the reliability, performance, and efficiency of the equipment.  Preventative [...]

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Modularity in District Cooling – why we need tailor-made energy solutions

The technologies used to provide District Cooling are often standardized for ‘plug and play’ type uses in many different facilities, yet we anticipate different outcomes from these installations. [...]

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Electrical Safety Regulations for Chilling Plant with R717

One of the most widespread refrigerants used in the field of industrial cooling is R717 (Ammonia). The selection of the refrigerant is based on process parameters such as cooling temperature [...]

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Screw compressor working principle and use in District Cooling

The chiller plant is one of the major systems of a district cooling plant. Others are the distribution network and the consumer system. The compressor, which is the focus of this post, is a [...]

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The complete radiography of efficiency. District Cooling [FREE INFOGRAPHIC]

Facilities, especially in Subtropical zone and Hot Summer Cold Winter zone, are turning to a better technology-District Cooling (DC). Studies have continually shown the superiority of DC over [...]

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Operational considerations of TES tanks: design and service

Thermal energy storage (TES) using chilled water is a popular solution for facilities across the globe because of low operating and maintenance costs as well as minimal complexity. As long as [...]

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What if District Cooling Had Superpowers?

According to the last report from the United Nations, more than 54 % of the world's population is now living in cities. Many highly urbanized areas are dealing with the idea of making more with [...]

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Which factors will affect the chiller sizing process?

An industrial chiller protects processing equipment despite costing a small fraction of most of these facilities. It also increases production, specifically enhancing accuracy and speed of [...]

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Basics of fogging system for inlet air-cooling

Hot and humid summer weather affects turbine performance substantially, yet this is the most critical time for power plant service to users. A knee-jerk reaction would be to enhance installed [...]

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