absorption chiller

Absorption chillers perform the same basic function as conventional chillers – they generate the chilled water air conditioning systems need to provide cooling.

The major difference between absorption chillers and conventional models is that absorption chillers are driven by a heat source rather than an electrically powered compressor.

Some models burn natural gas or petroleum to provide heat, while others may use biogas, solar energy or waste heat (in the form of steam, hot water or exhaust gases) from another process such as hot water generation.

In addition to cooling, some models can also provide heating and hot water.

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