Process Heating Design
Refrigeration systems generate considerable quantities of heat, which is a by-product of the refrigeration cycle. This heat in general, is usually transferred to the atmosphere via heat rejection equipment.
This heat can be recovered and re-purposed to perform heating duties throughout a refrigeration, food processing, or food manufacturing facility, recovered heat energy can be used to:
- Provide heated water for facility washdown,
- Provide heated water or glycol to air handling units,
- Defrost evaporators,
- Pre-heat boiler water,
- Heat sub-floor networks, to prevent frost heave,
- Control moisture.
Heat Pump Design
Heat pumps are used in instances where 24.0°C to 120.0°C temperature fluid is required; heat pumps are the most efficient in this temperature range and are more capable of providing these higher temperatures, without compromising system efficiency.
These systems are ideal for the pasteurisation of milk, fruit juice, various process heating requirements, outside of food preservation, heat pumps are the go-to option for Olympic sized swimming pool heating.
ASED specialise in the design of highly energy efficient heat pump system and process heating systems, close coupled to refrigeration and heat pump systems which utilise ammonia, and (or) carbon dioxide as the primary refrigerant.