ASED Consulting International, is a premier refrigeration consulting firm specialising in expert witness and opinion services.

We have a deep understanding of industrial refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, process cooling, process heating, heat pumps, and integrated air conditioning systems.

We offer unparalleled expertise to address any technical challenges and legal issues faced by our clients.

ASED Consulting are your Refrigeration Subject Matter Experts:

Industrial refrigeration and commercial refrigeration systems:

Our team of seasoned professionals possesses extensive experience in all facets of industrial refrigeration and commercial refrigeration systems, including;

  • Ammonia (NH3 – R717) based refrigeration systems.
  • Carbon-dioxide (CO2-R744) only refrigeration systems (Trans-Critical CO2 refrigeration systems).
  • Hydrocarbon based refrigeration systems.
  • Cascade refrigeration systems.
  • Multistage refrigeration systems.
  • Refrigeration systems based on Synthetic refrigerants.

We offer expert analysis and testimony on system design, installation, maintenance, and compliance with industry standards such as ASHRAE, IIAR, ANSI/IIAR, ASME, CIBSE, and AIRAH.

Our expertise extends to system design, equipment design, refrigerant selection, equipment selection, energy efficiency, optimisation, and adherence to local and international regulatory requirements.

Process Cooling:

With a focus on process cooling applications across multiple industries, we provide in-depth assessments of:

Chilled fluid systems, including water and glycol chillers:

  • Our team offers expertise in analysing, and optimising fluid chilling systems, used for industrial and commercial process cooling applications.
  • We provide expert testimony on chiller selection, installation, commissioning, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

Heat Rejection Equipment:

  • We specialise in assessing evaporative condensers, cooling towers, adiabatic fluid coolers, and remote condensers, which include; counterflow, parallel flow and hybrid configurations.
  • Our firm offers expert opinions on heat rejection equipment performance, water treatment, energy efficiency, and compliance with industry standards.

Heat Exchangers:

  • We possess expertise in various types of heat exchangers used for refrigeration, process cooling, and process heating systems.
  • Our team offers expert testimony on heat exchanger, design, selection, fouling, flow distribution and performance enhancement.

Pumping Stations:

  • We specialise in analysing pumping and fluid transfer systems, including positive displacement pumps, rotary displacement pumps, dynamic pumps, centrifugal pumps, axial and radial centrifugal pumps, reciprocating pumps, submersible pumps, and diaphragm pumps.
  • We provide expert opinions on pump selection, efficiency optimisation, system hydraulics, and vibration analysis.

Fluid Mechanics:

  • We offer expertise in fluid dynamics analysis, to optimise the flow of fluids within process cooling systems.
  • Our team conducts computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations to assess flow patterns, pressure drops, and heat transfer characteristics.

Process Heating:

  • We possess comprehensive knowledge of process heating technologies, including primary and secondary heat reclaim systems, steam boilers, thermal oil heaters, and electric heating systems.
  • Our expertise covers thermal analysis, combustion optimisation, and heat transfer efficiency, ensuring optimal performance and compliance with safety standards.

Heat Pumps:

  • Our firm specialises in analysing heat pump systems for heating, cooling, and refrigeration applications industrial, commercial, and process settings.
  • We provide expert testimony on heat pump operation, efficiency ratings, and environmental impact, guiding clients in selecting the most suitable solutions for your process requirements.

Integrated Air Conditioning Systems:

  • We offer expertise in integrated air conditioning systems, including centralised and decentralised chilled water and chilled glycol plants, operating on natural and synthetic refrigerants.
  • Our team conducts comprehensive assessments to identify deficiencies, non-conformances, and performance issues, providing actionable recommendations for improvement.

Why Choose ASED:

Subject Matter Experts:

  • Our team comprises industry leaders with specialised expertise in refrigeration and specialised HVAC systems. We bring decades of hands-on experience and technical knowledge to every engagement, establishing ourselves as trusted subject matter experts.

Thorough Analysis:

  • We conduct thorough assessments of refrigeration and specialised HVAC systems, utilising advanced tools and methodologies to identify deficiencies and non-conformances.
  • Our in-depth analysis enables us to provide precise expert opinions and recommendations for corrective actions.

Regulatory Compliance:

  • We have a deep understanding of regulatory requirements governing refrigeration and specialised HVAC systems, including safety standards, food standards, hygiene standards, environmental standards, and industry standards.
  • Our expertise ensures that clients remain compliant with relevant regulations and standards, minimising legal risks and liabilities.

Mitigation of Risks:

  • Engaging our expert witness and opinion services helps clients mitigate risks associated with system failures, performance issues, and regulatory violations.
  • We assist clients in identifying potential liabilities and developing strategies to address them effectively, safeguarding their interests and reputation.

Proven Track Record:

  • We have a proven track record of success in providing expert witness and opinion services to clients across various industries and fields of specialisation.
  • Our testimonials and case studies demonstrate our ability to deliver favourable outcomes and support clients in winning legal disputes related to refrigeration and specialised HVAC systems.

ASED offers unmatched independent expertise in expert witness and opinion services for industrial refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, process cooling, process heating, heat pumps, and integrated air conditioning systems.

As subject matter experts in the field, we are equipped to address any technical challenges and legal associated with refrigeration and integrated HVAC systems.

Leverage our expertise and ensure the success of your next refrigeration consulting project.

Contact us today

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