Gallery: Greenbuild 2010: The Best Eco-Designs From Day 2!

The Evapco display did a nice job of describing what thermal ice storage is. Think of it as the HVAC version of a hybrid car. Huge tanks of water are chilled at night and then can be sourced to cool off the building in the day. This dramatically reduces the size of chillers a building needs and shifts the energy demand from expensive peak load hours to cheaper power at night. The company’s smallest unit is rated at 700 tons of cooling an hour.

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  1. GrowingHero November 19, 2010 at 11:21 pm

    Very exciting! Thanks for the great post!

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