Greenhouse

Reclaimed Heat From a Co2 Refrigeration System Is Used to Heat a Greenhouse

CO2 at heart of Delhaize’s new Urban Farm r744.com, Jan 22, 2018 In a European first, heat reclaimed from the transcritical CO2 refrigeration system at the heart of Delhaize’s remodelled supermarket in Brussels is used to heat the greenhouses of the retailer’s rooftop Urban Farm. R744.com reports from Ixelles, a suburb of the Belgian capital. “This is […]

winery

Italian Winery Is Using C02 Bases Water-brine Chillers for Heating and Cooling

CO2 at heart of Italian winery r744.com, December 5, 2017 Two Yukon CO2-based water-brine chillers from Italian firm Enex provide heating and cooling at the Abazzia di Novacella winery in the Alto Adige (South Tyrol) region of Italy. Water enters the system at 6°C and is cooled to 1°C. The system is capable of functioning in ambient outside temperatures […]

energy storage

New York is Spurring the Deployment of Energy Storage

Samantha Leroy, ERS, for Zondits When establishing Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) in 2014, Governor Andrew Cuomo set aggressive and exacting energy generation, usage, and efficiency targets for the Empire State. Targets set to be achieved by 2030 include a 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the 1990s, 50% of electricity generated from renewable […]

Refrigeration

New Technologies Give Contractors Numerous Options for Refrigeration Systems

Supermarket Refrigeration Systems Are Constantly Evolving achrnews.com, September 4, 2017 When it comes to talking about emerging refrigeration system architectures for supermarkets, it’s good to start by taking a deep breath. The days of centralized direct-expansion (DX) systems aren’t necessarily over, but those systems have been joined by a host of new technologies, including distributed […]

ammonia refrigeration

Significant Improvements from Low-Charge-Ammonia Packaged Units

Low-charge scenarios serving North American plants Ammonia21, June 12, 2017 Packages and ammonia/CO2 systems reduce ammonia charge, improve safety and boost efficiency, according to ATMOsphere America case studies. Low-charge-ammonia packaged units and ammonia/CO2 cascade systems installed at industrial plants are drastically cutting ammonia charge, increasing safety and increasing efficiency throughout North America, according to case […]

Whole Foods Market energy

Refrigeration Battery Developed by Axiom Exergy Wins 2017 Gold Stevie Award

Axiom Exergy Wins Gold Stevie Award in 2017 American Business Awards   In an acknowledgement of its advancements in thermal energy storage, Axiom Exergy has won the Gold Stevie® Award for Energy Innovation in The 15th Annual American Business Awards. The award recognized Axiom for its Refrigeration Battery which is currently operating at a Whole […]

Viking thermal energy storage system

Study Verifies Savings for Viking Cold Thermal Energy Storage System

Viking Thermal Energy Storage System Demonstrates Savings in Study ACHR News, December 5, 2017 Viking Cold Solutions, a supplier of thermal energy storage systems, announced that a Southern California utility, along with an independent third party energy management firm, ASWB Engineering, completed a field demonstration study of the Viking Cold thermal energy storage (TES) system. […]