ENERGY: Sustainability; Optimisation & Environment

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

Absorption Chillers and CHP

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One hour

Specifying engineers, design engineers,

None for one hour courses

Usually at client’s offices

Carrier Air Conditioning

Introduction The history of absorption - an old idea comes of age Fundamentals - how we use salt and water to generate cooling Single Effect Theory - the operating cycle of the single effect unit Capacity control - capacity control and part load The purge system - the most important part of the unit Crystallisation control - theory and practise Performance characteristics - absorption units have their limits Absorption and CHP - the basic system Environmental considerations can absorption enhance your green credentials? System considerations - compromises are inevitable

Course title and key points covered
"Absorption Chillers and CHP"
1. The absorption cooling cycle
2. Unit design and construction
3. Performance characteristics
4. Benefits when used with CHP
5. System considerations

All speakers are highly experienced in their specialised fields with

relevant professional qualifications. All have worked alongside major

contractors on large construction projects throughout the UK.

Air Distribution & Ventilation

Controls & Instrumentation


Pipework/ Valves/ Pumps, etc.

Building Management / Legislation / Regulation

System Design & Project Management

Electrical Services

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CPDs - Absorption Chillers and CHP