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Title: Heat recovery vs. economizer cycle

Abstract

The use of refrigeration cycle heat recovery and economizer cycles to conserve energy as either separate systems or in combination is described. Although both schemes are designed for energy conservation, the two appear to be basically incompatible because heat recovery transfers the rejected heat from operating refrigerating equipment, while economizers save cooling energy when the refrigerating equipment is not operating. A harmonious arrangement can be designed, however, by operating the equipment just enough to meet heating needs. Heating profiles and energy requirements for the three options are broken down to account for various aspects which must be considered before an investment decision can be made for a specific installation.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Hayakawa Associates, Los Angeles, CA
OSTI Identifier:
6299938
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 6299938
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Heat., Piping Air Cond.; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 51:2
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; REFRIGERATING MACHINERY; ENERGY CONSERVATION; WASTE HEAT UTILIZATION; COOLING SYSTEMS; DESIGN; ECONOMIZERS; HEAT RECOVERY EQUIPMENT; EQUIPMENT; WASTE PRODUCT UTILIZATION 320304* -- Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization-- Industrial & Agricultural Processes-- Waste Heat Recovery & Utilization

Citation Formats

Sun, T.Y. Heat recovery vs. economizer cycle. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
Sun, T.Y. Heat recovery vs. economizer cycle. United States.
Sun, T.Y. Thu . "Heat recovery vs. economizer cycle". United States.
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title = {Heat recovery vs. economizer cycle},
author = {Sun, T.Y.},
abstractNote = {The use of refrigeration cycle heat recovery and economizer cycles to conserve energy as either separate systems or in combination is described. Although both schemes are designed for energy conservation, the two appear to be basically incompatible because heat recovery transfers the rejected heat from operating refrigerating equipment, while economizers save cooling energy when the refrigerating equipment is not operating. A harmonious arrangement can be designed, however, by operating the equipment just enough to meet heating needs. Heating profiles and energy requirements for the three options are broken down to account for various aspects which must be considered before an investment decision can be made for a specific installation.},
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journal = {Heat., Piping Air Cond.; (United States)},
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volume = 51:2,
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year = {1979},
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}