The Greenhouse-Gas Impact of Various Chiller Technologies

January 2010
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jan2010, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p36
The article discusses the production of the greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide (CO2), by an energy-consuming chilled-water system found on many college and university campuses in the U.S. It states that in the U.S., more than 83 percent of utilized energy originates from combustion process. Carbon footprints of eight types of chillers common to college and university campuses are also discussed.


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