Air-Cooled Chiller vs. Water-Cooled Chiller

Publié par - 15 July 2021

Air-Cooled Chiller vs. Water-Cooled Chiller, which to use?  Before you attempt to determine if you should use an air-cooled chiller or a water-cooled chiller you need to understand the reason for a chiller. What is a Chiller? As stated in an earlier post Air-Cooled Chillers – Answering the What Question, chillers are basically a refrigeration system that work by transferring the heat energy from fluids.   Chillers are used in industrial processes to remove the large […]

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The 411 on Ammonia and Chillers

Publié par - 28 June 2021

Ammonia, a natural refrigerant,  is a common choice for a refrigerant in very large cooling systems.  Here is the 411 on ammonia;  the benefits, the dangers and the necessary precautions.   Why Choose Ammonia? 1 –Ammonia is economical, effective, and efficient for large systems. Ammonia is produced by biological processes and the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) states that ammonia is 3 to 10% more thermodynamically efficient than competitive refrigerants.  This allows an ammonia-based […]

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Natural Refrigerant Chillers are Better for the Environment

Publié par - 24 April 2021

The ozone and global warming are major concerns for the day and are frequently topics of conversation.  Levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere hit a new record of 410.5 parts per million in 2019, and are expected to keep rising this year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in its annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin on Monday, November 23, 2020. Environmentally friendly refrigerants are no longer an abstract idea for the future, they are a […]

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