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Features - Cooling Post


5th April 2024

Could air conditioners be key to crime solving?

AUSTRALIA: Air conditioning units may in the future be used by forensic teams to access vital DNA evidence in crime solving.
1st April 2024

Paint coating cools people by up to 1.5ºC

SINGAPORE: A real-world study by researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, has shown that the use of cool paint coatings in cities can help pedestrians feel up to 1.5ºC cooler. 
27th March 2024

Distilling the zero carbon benefits of heat pumps

IRELAND: An Irish distiller is now producing carbon neutral whiskeys following the installation of high temperature heat pumps from Finnish manufacturer Oilon.
24th March 2024

Tesco achieves 10% energy cuts with Star’s Ethos

UK: Star Refrigeration’s Ethos performance optimisation and monitoring system has enabled Tesco to save a massive 4GWh of energy across eight of its distribution centres in just 21 months.
17th March 2024

132 Güntner dry coolers for Red Sea project

SAUDI ARABIA: German manufacturer Güntner has supplied 132 dry coolers, each with 18 fans, to a 32,500TR district cooling project in Saudi Arabia.
10th March 2024

Kelvion coolers support data centre sustainability

GERMANY: A new data centre in Frankfurt, due to open this summer, has sustainability at its heart, with the support of 20 dry coolers from Kelvion.
5th March 2024

Work begins on water-source heat pump DH scheme

UK: Construction has begun on a multi-million pound energy centre in Liverpool, which will house one of the UK’s largest water-source heat pumps.
2nd March 2024

Creating an alternative showcase

UK: A relocation to new premises by UK Alternative Energy Ltd has enabled the Lincoln-based renewable energy specialist to incorporate heat pumps, solar PV and battery storage solutions.
25th February 2024

Boosting EV range with microwave energy

UK: Researchers from the University of Birmingham are working on an energy storage system which couples a chemical heat pump with microwave energy to produce heating or cooling on demand.
19th February 2024

BDN offers high level monitoring

IRELAND: The first installation of Bitzer’s Digital Network (BDN) in Ireland is providing high-level monitoring, system diagnostics and optimisation for an award-winning deli food specialist.
17th February 2024

GSHPs would relieve stress on US electricity grid

USA: The widespread deployment of ground-source heat pumps in the USA would relieve the stress on the grid, lower energy costs and substantially reduce CO2 emissions, a new study claims.
15th February 2024

Carrier takes heating and cooling to new levels

UK: Carrier AquaSnap 30RBP air-cooled scroll chillers operating on R32 refrigerant are providing cooling and heating for one of the world’s largest vertical farms.
11th February 2024

Finn Geotherm scores local heat pump hat-trick

UK: Norfolk-based renewable heating installer Finn Geotherm has undertaken three local projects to replace gas boilers with heat pumps which will cut carbon emissions by 66%.
10th February 2024

Panasonic VRF takes care

UK: Panasonic air conditioning equipment is improving the comfort for residents at a Surrey home for people with personal care needs.
29th January 2024

Airedale supplies largest ever air cooled chillers

UK: Airedale by Modine has completed delivery of 21 of its largest ever 36-fan air cooled chillers, each measuring 22m long.
21st January 2024

Historic country house places trust in heat pumps

UK: A ground-source heat pump system has replaced inefficient oil boilers at a 17th-century country house in Dorset.
10th January 2024

Ammonia heat pump to cut Nestlé’s steam usage

NETHERLANDS: GEA is to supply the latest process and ammonia heat pump technology to cut energy consumption at a new milk powder line at Nestlé’s plant in Nunspeet, the Netherlands.
9th January 2024

Bitzer ammonia pack slashes running costs

UK: An ammonia refrigeration system based on a Bitzer ACP pack is expected to produce a 60% reduction in running costs for a UK meat processor. 
8th January 2024

Ciat an all-round winner in Oval Village

UK: Seven hundred bespoke Ciat Comfort Line fan coils have been installed in the first phase of Oval Village, a new residential development next to the famous Oval cricket ground. 
23rd December 2023

Huge refrigerant removal operation continues at US nuclear plant

USA: An amount of refrigerant with a CO2 equivalence virtually equal to half of Europe’s entire 2023 F-gas allowance continues to be removed from a former US uranium enrichment plant. 
14th December 2023

GEA to supply ammonia plant to UK’s highest cold store

UK/GERMANY: GEA is to supply a two-stage ammonia refrigeration system and 32 air coolers for the UK’s tallest cold store under construction in Easton, near Grantham, Lincolnshire.
13th December 2023

Fan retrofit promises energy savings

GERMANY: Practising what it preaches, fan manufacturer EBM‑Papst is retrofitting the ventilation systems at its 10 German facilities with its latest energy saving EC fans. 
10th December 2023

Swegon to supply heat pumps for Finnish DH network

SWEDEN/FINLAND: Swegon is to supply 40 air-to-water heat pumps for Finnish energy company Fortum’s district heating network in Kolabacken, Kirkkonummi and Hepokorpi in Espoo, Finland.
5th December 2023

Nanofluid additive boosts chiller efficiency

IRELAND: A nanofluid added to the chillers supplying chilled water to a district cooling plant in Abu Dhabi is said to have increased the plant’s efficiency by 13.6%.
26th November 2023

Trane R1234ze heat pumps power year-round comfort

NETHERLANDS: Trane RTSF heat pumps using R1234ze refrigerant are supplying heating, cooling and DHW from groundwater aquifers to a state-of-the-art apartment complex in Amsterdam.
21st November 2023

Hospital trusts Mitsubishi R32 heat pumps

USA: Mitsubishi Electric e-Series R32 heat pumps are helping the Devon Partnership NHS Trust cuts its energy consumption by upgrading the heating and cooling system at Langdon Hospital in Dawlish.
17th November 2023

Bitzer support for low-charge ammonia chiller

UK: A new compact ultra-low-charge ammonia chiller has been developed by Gateshead-based KGM Refrigeration with support from Bitzer UK.
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