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.
The Thermal Force One system is able to meet all the HVAC&R needs of a facility, while providing district heating and cooling for neighboring buildings.
ATMO America: Ammonia-Based District Heating/Cooling System Supports 1,000 Homes in New Canadian Community
Cimco’s central ammonia chiller/heat pump supplies cool and hot water to home heat pumps while delivering hot and cool glycol to a geothermal field.
The ammonia system from Johnson Controls uses lake water as its cold source and will be up to eight times as efficient as conventional cooling systems, according to the utility provider.