The use of ammonia based refrigeration equipment is gradually gaining ground with companies for whom storage at low temperatures is essential. This success is in large part due to ammonia’s attractive thermodynamic properties, which mean the results it can achieve are not only excellent but also sustainable.
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Coils gets a major update. Version 9.0 Build 230206 is available for download, for all customers in regular technical support! In this Major Update in early 2023 we have introduced the calculation of length and pressure drop of capillary tubes in direct expansion coils, and many other new features!
In recent months a worrying shortage of CO2 has been recorded in Europe and although only certain industrial sectors are currently affected, it is starting to have some significant consequences in the food sector.
Modern society’s increasingly frenetic travel habits and the increased need to transport goods are two of the main factors leading to a gradual saturation of Italy’s transport network. This issue is concerning and it is the cause of an exponential increase in toxic emissions, which harm the environment as well as citizens.
The revised safety standard proposed by the International Electronic Commission (IEC) has been greeted favourably by members of the HVAC sector. The new regulation permits the use of larger quantities of low GWP flammable refrigerants in domestic air conditioning and dehumidification units. This important change will gradually be extended to the entire domestic air conditioning sector.
High GWP refrigerants could soon become scarce and their price is expected to increase due to factors such as limited stocks, international pressure and the gradual reduction of HFC quotas. According to experts at the AIRAH Refrigeration 2022 fair, such tangible reasons should motivate contractors to abandon R404A and similar refrigerants immediately.
Bioplastics which have not been correctly disposed of require a considerable length of time to decompose, comparable to that of other artificial polymers. This was recently confirmed by interdisciplinary research carried out by the Italian National Research Council in conjunction with the Institute for Physical and Chemical Processes (Cnr-Ipcf).
A new method of cooling electronic devices was recently announced, which, if it proves effective and easy to use, could lead to revolutionary change across several industrial sectors, including HVAC.
Although many aspects of 6G technology are still in a developmental phase, it has enormous potential. Specially designed, innovative new equipment and infrastructures will enable this project to guarantee adequate support for the mobile network of the future.
Renewable communities are urban centres based on environmental sustainability, where energy is produced from renewable sources and shared among all the inhabitants. This serves to reduce atmospheric emissions of harmful pollutants and protect citizens’ wellbeing.
The future of computational calculation is undoubtedly quantum computing; this new technology has been under development for almost twenty years and is (finally) approaching market launch. According to a recent report, this should happen no later than 2030 and so more and more companies are starting to take an interest in it.