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Financially viable Green Cooling

A new energy-efficient and water-based cooling technology

July 2020
Gallery Financially viable Green Cooling 1
Gallery Financially viable Green Cooling 1
01.

Identification

The technology provides cooling by using heat and little electricity. Its strength lies in its ability to utilize low-grade heat for the expensive and vital process of cooling, reducing both cooling costs and GHG emissions at the same time.

Today’s standard for cooling our buildings and facilities relies upon a century-old cooling technology called "Vapour Compression Cooling". It consists of a mechanical compressor that consumes significant amounts of electricity, which makes these systems costly to operate. It also uses synthetic refrigerants that tend to leak at a rate of 7-10% annually and are over 1000 times more detrimental in terms of global warming than CO2. Enersion has solved these problems by introducing a new cooling technology that uses low-grade heat (~60 C) instead of electricity as the energy input, and water as a refrigerant in a vacuum-sealed system. The Enersion technology uses 70% less electricity without any harmful refrigerants. By replacing the mechanical compression with thermal compression, this innovative system reaches a coefficient of performance exceeding 23 for electrical performance and 0.6 for thermal performance.

Label Date July 2020
From Canada
Maturity stage Prototype testing in the real world
Looking For Network, New clients, Visibility, Funding opportunities, Partnership opportunities, Credibility,

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
02.

The environmental benefits

  • 70% reduction of electricity consumption compared to conventional solution - representing up to 830kg of CO2e per year for one ton of cooling
  • No harmful refrigerant or emissions
  • For a chiller in Toronto this amounts to 830 kg of CO2e per year for just one ton of coolin
03.

The Financial benefits

  • Rate of return between 2-3 years
  • Priced competitively compared to current technology
  • Reduces by 68% cooling costs compared to a conventional cooling tower
  • Reduces by 77% costs compared to a conventional chiller
04.

Activity Region

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05.

Company Profile

Enersion Inc.

We provide cooling solutions powered by waste heat instead of electricity and using no harmful refrigerant

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Headquarters Toronto, ON M5H 2N3, Canada
06.

Networking Partner

CanadaCleantech

We leverage provincial and territorial strengths to support the scale-up of Canadian cleantech.

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Solutions Associated 17
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