Absorption chiller


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Absorption chiller

A water-chilling process in which cooling is accomplished by the evaporation of a fluid (usually water), which is then absorbed by a different solution (usually lithium bromide), then evaporated under heat and pressure. The fluid is then condensed with the heat of condensation ejected through a cooling tower.
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CCHP systems can further enhance energy and environmental performances when integrated with a hybrid chiller system--a combination of electric and absorption chillers (Li et al.
This water is sent through a system of pipes and circulation pumps to the absorption chiller where it is activated, and subsequently is used to produce chilled water.
These tanks can store an hour of cooling energy generated by the absorption chiller. A 50 mm rubber sponge insulation material was also used.
This paper presents numerical results of an energy and exergy simulation of a 10 RT cooling capacity single effect absorption chiller, using simulation software developed for this purpose, for which the mathematical model is detailed in the next subsection.
With a conventional grid-powered, air-cooled data center as a baseline (Figure 1a), the combined savings potential of replacing air-cooled racks with water-cooled racks, using DC power directly to feed IT equipment, having a co-generation system either with a single effect absorption chiller or a double effect absorption chiller and virtualization will be investigated.
The solar energy heats water to 200 degree Celsius which is then cooled by absorption chillers and stored in eutectic tanks for use in the evening when it can be circulated into the air-handling units.
The company's sustainable trigeneration technology uses the UK's first ADsorption chiller, a "greener" alternative to the absorption chiller, which substantially reduces energy use and carbon emissions.
That's why a group of energy consultants have looked into the feasibility of cooling building space by combining a solar collector with an absorption chiller. Instead of converting the solar flux into electricity, the system will use the sun's energy to heat the absorption chiller.
government test when operating in concert with an absorption chiller, expanding its combined heat and power (CHP) applications to air conditioning.
recently announced that testing of its Direct FuelCell power plant operating in conjunction with an absorption chiller has been successfully completed at the U.S.
The new fuel cell system, together with a low-temperature heat-fired absorption chiller and solar electricity PV screening is due to be installed at the swimming pool complex to complement an existing and a new conventional combined heat and power systems.
An absorption chiller will produce cooling from heat.