Premier Distribution Company (PDC) and Anheuser-Busch need to keep their product cold, and stored at a consistent level. The surrounding desert atmosphere was another factor that contributed to the need for consistent temperatures in the facilities.
EET was contracted to determine how well and quickly the HVAC and refrigeration systems could be improved by our CryoGenX4 energy conservation measure. In most cases, the loss of performance is due to oil fouling robbing heat exchange surfaces of their productivity.
Two refrigeration systems were tested in this study that have been in operation for six and 15 years respectively. Additionally, three standard rooftop air conditioning units that have been in operation for 25, four and 25 years respectively were also tested. Each compressor is estimated to have a minimum of 10,000 runtime hours and all of the systems were tested “as-is”.
After a two-day testing period, the units where were treated and results included: