ClimaCool says it has introduced a modular chiller that harnesses both air and water to achieve simultaneous heating and cooling without geothermal. The product, referred to as the Simultaneous Heating and Cooling Air Cooled Heat Pump with Integral Water to Water Heat Recovery, extends the company’s line of chillers.
Why do ground loops in moist soils sometimes perform better than expected? What ground loop design tactics can address building system imbalance? Engineers need to take more responsibility for their full GSHP designs, and these questions are a good place to start.
With a little guidance on ground-source heat pump design temperatures and a few rules of thumb for ground loop flow rates, most engineers are pretty comfortable designing the building side of a ground-source heat pump (GSHP) system.
This month’s Facility File will focus on the B2B June test for an HVAC application on a college campus with a building program to construct a new 12-classroom facility. The project delivery method is integrated project delivery (IPD).
Wind turbines, subcooled glycol/water, geothermal wells, reuse of coil condensation water, and a central heat pump water heating system are among the innovative measures used in the five buildings receiving ASHRAE Technology Awards.
In the interests of expanding consumer awareness regarding geothermal-based heating and cooling, Bosch Thermotechnology will conduct a public awareness and educational campaign this year centered on the technology and its environmental benefits.
The high-profile equipment involves an efficient, resilient trigeneration plant to provide heating, cooling, and power service. However, UConn’s most critical asset may be its forward-thinking, campus-wide energy strategy. Read more stories in June Issue 2017.