February 2012




Electric evolution

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Increasingly, electricity supply authorities are offering incentives to big users to reduce their maximum or peak demand. At Charles Darwin University, the use of a large-scale thermal energy storage tank has allowed 1.5MW to be reduced from the site’s maximum demand. Sean McGowan reports.

Putting the AC to the test

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CSIRO engineers have designed and commissioned a new, state-of-the-art air conditioner test facility to evaluate the electrical, cooling and heating performance of conventional and solar-powered systems. Carly Forded explains.

HVAC&R Nation Skills Workshop: Residential evaporative air cooling systems.

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