The German manufacturer is also launching an updated version of its BluX ammonia chiller.
GEA’s custom heat pump installation at the Mars facility has reduced total energy consumption by 6% and contributed to a reduction of more than 1,000 tons of CO2e per year.
The German manufacturer has fitted a truck with its latest products, like ammonia compressors, and embarked on a year-long trip around Europe.
The installations are mainly in Europe, but GEA is experiencing increasing interest in natural refrigerant-based heat pumps in North America as well.
The RedGenium and Red Astrum heat pumps have been successfully implemented in Europe.
The German manufacturer receives A ratings from German nonprofit organization CDP, which runs a global disclosure system to help investors, companies and regions manage their environmental impact.
Several inquiries have come from major chemical manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies for the GEA BluAstrum ammonia chiller to be used for factory air conditioning.
The first virtual Cooling Club presentation will take place on March 18.