Perspectives: Energy Saver

Mind Your Refrigeration Systems, Part I

Understanding fluids and their properties is key to energy-efficient operations.

By Riyaz Papar, Energy Columnist
Jan 12, 2016

This two-part article is on a subject very close to my heart. I have spent a significant amount of time working on chiller and refrigeration systems in petrochemical plants. This column deals with what one of my colleagues calls, “First things first” — or fluid management. Next month’s column will focus on minimal or low-cost measures in these systems that provide some quick energy efficiency wins.

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