ATMOsphere America 2015: CO2 finds favour in industrial refrigeration and heat pump applications

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As in previous years ATMOsphere America 2015, organised in Atlanta on 25-26 June, provided an opportunity to learn about the very latest technology developments. A series of technology case study sessions focused on industrial refrigeration, heat pumps, and new applications provided no shortage of evidence on the advantages of CO2 in applications beyond the world of commercial refrigeration.

Aquilon - CO2 transcritical cooling for data centres proves its worth at Bell Canada

Alongside their new chiller line for ice rinks, Canadian CO2 specialists Carnot Refrigeration presented their newest CO2 technology for data centers, called the Aquilon. Installed at telecommunications company Bell Canada, in Ottowa, the pioneering refrigeration system for the cooling of server rooms uses a technology called CO2 Rain Cycle Free Cooling. With a capacity of 105kW (30TR) the unit has been in operation for 4,200 hours, with 4,100 hours in thermosyphon free cooling (TFC) mode.

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