Danfoss Turbocor Compressors Recognized by Solar Impulse Foundation
Endorsed as a top 1000 environmental-friendly solution
NORDBORG, Denmark — The Danfoss Turbocor® Oil-free Compressor has received the endorsement of the Solar Impulse Foundation as one of the top 1000 solutions for protecting the environment.
With this new endorsement, Danfoss is the second company in the world with Soprema that has three products selected by the Solar Impulse Foundation.
Danfoss Turbocor® compressor range has achieved the high score of 4.0 assessed on the criteria of technological feasibility, environmental and socioeconomic benefits and profitability. They feature oil-free, magnetic bearing technology that reduces energy consumption up to 40 percent compared to traditional fixed-speed compressor technology. The oil-free technology also sustains high levels of efficiency over the life of the compressor with no degradation of performance. The sustainable performance of the Danfoss Turbocor® compressor provides annual emission savings of up to 194 metric tons CO2 per year.
More than 68,000 Turbocor compressors have been installed in water- and air-cooled chiller systems worldwide. They can be found in apartment blocks, skyscrapers, nuclear power stations, shopping centers, hospitals, heaters, airplane hangars, naval and commercial vessels and data centers globally.
“We are very proud that our Danfoss Turbocor has been appointed as one of the top 1000 solutions for protecting the environment,” said Danfoss President and CEO Kim Fausing. “The market for highly efficient solutions is growing rapidly, partly because of the increased focus on energy savings and partly because of urbanization which creates a need for more commercial buildings. Turbocor demonstrates that bold technology strategies are instrumental in securing long-term growth and profitability in our core businesses.”
Publication date: 5/21/2019