VDE Verlag Natural refrigerants

Eckert, Michael, Kauffeld, Michael (Hrsg.) Natural refrigerants - applications and practical experience

The properties and possible uses of natural refrigerants are presented in this new publication in an informative and systematic manner.

  • The only specialist book on the subject of natural refrigerants
  • Description of the economic and ecological aspects based on the current state of the art
  • Comparing the advantages and disadvantages of natural and chemical refrigerants
  • Presentation of practical applications
  • Explanation of legislation at European and national level

The only specialist book on the subject of natural refrigerants to date systematically presents their properties and possible uses and compares them with one another. It presents the experiences and techniques from industrial plant engineering and transfers them to commercial refrigeration applications. The general conditions and legal requirements for the use of natural refrigerants and the cost-effectiveness of refrigeration systems are also considered.

Examples for practical implementation are shown using tables, images and system diagrams.

Michael Eckert has been a self-employed entrepreneur in commercial and industrial refrigeration system construction for more than 20 years. After training as a refrigeration system engineer, he studied energy and heating technology at the Gießen University of Applied Sciences. Michael Kauffeld has been working in the research and development of refrigeration systems with natural refrigerants for more than 30 years. He has been researching and teaching at the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences since 2002. For more than 20 years, Volker Siegismund has been involved in professional practice, teaching and research with the system technology of natural refrigerants. He has been teaching at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University since 2016. circle of interested parties Planners, system builders and operators of refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, builders, architects, trainees and students in the field of refrigeration and air-conditioning technology

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