ENERGY SAVINGS

LABORATORY TESTING OF AN ENERGY EFFICIENT DEHUMIDIFIER FOR
INDOOR FARMS

WESTERN COOLING EFFICIENCY CENTER at

UC DAVIS

Test.PNG
Models.PNG
fig 1.PNG
Fig 4.PNG
Fig 2 v2.PNG
Fig 5.PNG

GREATER EFFICIENCY THAN HEAT PIPES

Plate heat exchangers have a two-step heat transfer process (air>fin>air) and experience no degradation of efficiency throughout a full range of temperature differences. 

Heat pipes, on the other hand have a six-step heat transfer process (air>fin>tube>fluid>tube>fin>air) severely inhibiting overall heat transfer. Additionally, lower temperature differences greatly affect the rate of fluid movement, further reducing heat pipe efficiency at lower temperature differences.

Heat Pipe II.jpg
Heat Pipe III.JPG

LEED CERTIFICATION

LEED.JPG