Finland system uses waste energy from computing center to heat 1,500 homes
September 5, 2016
A groundbreaking district heating scheme in Finland has harnessed waste heat generated by a computer center to heat homes. The project uses an advanced heat pump system based on high-performance Bitzer compressors.
The HRC Series’ two-piece chassis is housed in an attractive cabinet with a durable powder-coat finish. A 5-inch sub-base and a louvered grille are available as options. Unit controls include advanced digital changeover between heating and cooling along with fan speed selection.
Xergy Inc. has announced a new refrigeration system based on an electrochemical compressor to replace the conventional mechanical vapor compression systems found in typical heat pumps. The company credits the University of Delaware’s Ajay Prasad and his research team with playing an important role in the breakthrough.
The LX Series heat pump has the ability to adjust its operating capacity and provides quiet, efficient operation as it adjusts heating and cooling levels up or down to provide only what is needed to condition the space.
An innovative large scale heat pump system from Star Renewable Energy and E.ON will work with a solar energy installation to supply E.ON’s community energy center in Cranbrook to the east of Exeter, with renewable heating and hot water.
Offer available through year-end on new outdoor units
August 14, 2015
Unico has announced a rebate program for its new heat pump, the iSeries outdoor unit with inverter technology. The manufacturer plans to send U.S and Canadian HVAC contractors a $500 check for every unit they sell this year between Aug. 1 and Dec. 31.
Bob and Tim were on their way to a service call on a heat pump. The homeowners are complaining about noise at the outdoor unit. When Bob and Tim arrived, the homeowners explained that the heat pump for upstairs is beside the house in a wooded area. It is under their upstairs bedroom window and it became loud last night.
New Technology Provides for Energy Efficient Cooling
January 9, 2015
Haier, Astronautics Corporation of America, and BASF have introduced at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas a proof-of-concept wine cooler refrigerated by a magnetocaloric heat pump.