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Reference Number FT0589
Title A feasibility study on low temperature absorption refrigeration systems for food engineering applications
Status Completed
Energy Categories Energy Efficiency(Industry) 100%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields SOCIAL SCIENCES (Economics and Econometrics) 10%;
SOCIAL SCIENCES (Business and Management Studies) 25%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering) 15%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 50%;
Sociological economical and environmental impact of energy (Other sociological economical and environmental impact of energy) 50%;
Principal Investigator Project Contact
No email address given
Bond Retail Services Ltd
Award Type Standard
Funding Source DEFRA
Start Date 01 October 2001
End Date 30 September 2002
Duration 12 months
Total Grant Value £47,825
Industrial Sectors No relevance to Underpinning Sectors
Region South East
Programme DEFRA Advanced and hygenic food manufacturing
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , Bond Retail Services Ltd (99.998%)
  Other Investigator Project Contact , Brunel University (0.001%)
Project Contact , Safeway Stores Plc (0.001%)
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Objectives Objectives not supplied
Abstract To assess the feasibility of developing a low temperature absorption refrigeration system, to be driven by a relatively low temperature heat source. The aim is to use the absorption refrigerator in a Combined Heating, Refrigeration and Power (CHRP) System which should find wide application in the food manufacturing processing and retail industry.

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