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Industrial refrigeration, potential for energy conservation

Margaret A. Knecht

Industrial refrigeration, potential for energy conservation

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Idaho Operations Office, for sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Idaho Falls, Idaho, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery.,
  • Energy conservation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMargaret A. Knecht, Richard F. Farman, W. Paul Jensen, EG&G Idaho, inc.
    SeriesTREE ; 1337
    ContributionsFarman, Richard F., Jensen, W. Paul., Edgerton, Germeshausen & Grier., United States. Dept. of Energy. Idaho Operations Office.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 14 p. :
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15233879M

    nearly as low an energy efficiency as a forced-air cooler. The difference in efficiency between a given cooler and the best cooler of its type represents the potential for energy savings. Vacuum Cooling Refrigeration demand varies from zero for the first 10 minutes of a cycle to maximum when product temperature drop actually begins. Many vacuum. Refrigeration technologies based on MCE are fluorocarbon-free and offer potential energy savings of 20%–30% over conventional vapor compression systems. Project Impact. ORNL estimates the potential savings to be – quads annually, assuming full market penetration.


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