GUIDE 2013: Examples of NH3/CO2 Secondary Systems for Cold Store Operators
Lead authors: Alexandra Maratou,  Nina Masson
Size: 6.56 MB
Number of pages: 42
The publication "Examples of NH3/CO2 secondary systems for cold store operators" highlights legislative, safety, technology, efficiency and cost aspects for NH3/CO2 refrigerant secondary systems for industrial refrigeration. It is addressed to industrial end-users looking for guidance on selecting technology solutions that provide investment security at high efficiency and safety levels, by providing an overview of secondary refrigeration systems and natural refrigerants, introducing the reader to the overall layout and specification of components, as well as outlining in a best-practice guide how to respect safety rules for ammonia and carbon dioxide. Various case studies have been added to highlight successful applications.
- Foreword by Britta Thomsen, Member of the European Parliament
- Cold Store Industry Profile: global and Europe
- Regulatory Framework: international level, European Union level, national level
- Secondary Systems in Industrial Refrigeration: introduction to Natural Refrigerants
- NH3/CO2 Secondary Systems: technology, key components, environment, safety, costs
- Best-practice Guide for End-Users: optimizing operation efficiency and safety aspects
- Case Studies: successful applications in Belgium, France, the UK, the Netherlands, Canada, and Japan
Alexandra Maratou view profile
- Lead author
Environmental and energy issues are the drive and focus in what Alexandra Maratou does. After studying Environmental and Resource Economics at University College London, Alexandra was a research assistant at the Electricity Policy Research Group at the University of Cambridge, UK. Following that, she worked as an intern at Cabinet Dimas, Commissioner for the Environment at the European Commission before joining shecco as Deputy Public Affairs Manager.
Nina Masson view profile
- Chief Market Development Officer / Publisher / Lead Author
Nina holds two Masters’ degrees in Business Management and in Environmental Management. After serving in a communications role for global energy supplier Norsk Hydro, she has, for the last 10 years, been working in the field of environmental technologies, where she has developed special expertise on natural refrigerants. Today, she is mostly active in business development for market intelligence and consultancy services, as well as special projects and publications. She has been drafting and supervising global studies on behalf of United Nations agencies, including UNEP and UNIDO, as well as served as project coordinator for various EU projects. Nina is Associate Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).
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