The Canadian contractor believes that creating a more sustainable sector will require bringing space cooling, heating and hot-water production and refrigeration into one integrated system.
ATMO America: Glycol Systems Offer Best Ammonia Reduction in Analysis of Oil Cooling and Evaporators
Glycol eliminates use of ammonia in oil cooling for screw compressors and in evaporators, notes InterCool USA.
Changing industry conditions are causing the Pacific Northwest company to develop a new outlook.
ATMO America: French Poultry Processor LDC Cuts Emissions by 83% via Optimization of Heat Pump System
LDC also reduced energy usage by 12.5% and cut costs by $250,000 annually.
The COP of the installed 4MW system for heating and cooling is 3.17 and 2.21, respectively.
Gaps in the skilled workforce are resulting in increased costs, equipment downtime and risk of losing customers, according to Lineage’s Director of Engineering.
ATMO America: Evapco Installs Its First Low-Charge Ammonia Split Systems in Nevada Cold Storage Facility
The facility’s five cold rooms and loading dock are cooled by 10 Evapcold LCR-S Split Systems, which provide a total of 676TR in cooling capacity with 4,664lbs of ammonia.
Evapco, TiCold, Grupo Bimbo, InterCoolUSA, Bassett Mechanical, CIMCO Refrigeration, GEA and Vilter will discuss ammonia technologies.
The number of units expected to double in 1–2 years, said VP Kurt Liebendorfer.
The international cold-storage operator plans to cut its emissions by transitioning to natural refrigerants, tackling fugitive emissions and optimizing its refrigeration systems.