Digitisation is one of the economic megatrends of our age. Most businesses are reliant on smooth-running information technology (IT) – and thus on data centres, the IT all-rounder. But how can a sensitive digital infrastructure be operated as safely, efficiently and sustainably as possible? With its QUANTUM chiller and SPECTRUM heat pump, ENGIE Refrigeration now takes care of ten local data centres belonging to a German provider – and is breaking new ground for the IT industry in the process.
The heating transition starts in buildings. This means that cities and municipalities, with their large number of buildings, play a crucial role on the path to carbon neutrality. What’s the best way to structure the energy transition and heating transition as soon as possible and as successfully as possible? Large heat pumps such as the SPECTRUM Water and thermeco2 can make an important contribution to this endeavour
Anyone who has been in hospital knows that pleasant temperatures assist recovery. A clinic in Bavaria now provides such temperatures with a QUANTUM Water chiller from ENGIE Refrigeration, ensuring that the clinic runs smoothly.
The redesigned QUANTUM Water from ENGIE Refrigeration has been available for about half a year. How is the model being received on the international market? And which properties do customers appreciate most? Our expert Daniel Keller, Head of Sales & Business development at ENGIE Refrigeration, shares his initial conclusions and talks about plans for the coming months.
Nothing works without functioning data centres. They are the backbone of our modern society. And no data centre can operate without refrigeration technology. Chillers secure their uninterruptible supply. Users around the world rely on the QUANTUM models from ENGIE Refrigeration to perform this task.
Airports are the hubs of our globalised world. Refrigeration technology plays a key role in ensuring that processes run smoothly and visitors feel comfortable in the terminal buildings. In this interview our expert Bernd Heine, Head of Sales Support, explains what the aviation industry requires from chillers – and the sophisticated solutions that ENGIE Refrigeration provides for this business sector. In addition, he presents the best practices we have developed in our many years of experience.
Erring on the side of caution – in the chemicals industry in particular, this is a number-one priority for many areas. One area that is highly sensitive is production. A German chemicals industry giant recently approached ENGIE Refrigeration to help fulfil its need for an industrial refrigeration system at its production site in Singapore – one characterised by absolute reliability.
How can data centres become more green? Ludwigsburg District Office asked itself that very question in relation to its in-house data centre. It found its answer with ENGIE Refrigeration. A machine type HHR 130 thermeco2 high-temperature heat pump with refrigeration now provides sustainable server cooling on site.
Many of us are working from home right now, children are learning via the internet, and Netflix, Amazon Prime & co. are on every evening. The corona pandemic is increasingly shifting our lives to the online world. Our digital lives and work depend on fast and stable internet connections, and thus on data centres that work. They in turn rely on refrigeration technology to function without interruption. Here, many operating companies rely on QUANTUM chillers from ENGIE Refrigeration.
In many clinics, doctors and nurses are working heroically for our health. This is something we have all become strongly aware of in the current corona pandemic. And because nothing can be left to chance in medical facilities, reliable refrigeration is essential. Around the world, ENGIE Refrigeration is helping to ensure that doctors and nurses can count on stable processes: our QUANTUM chillers provide reliable refrigeration for more than 150 hospitals worldwide.
The chillers in the QUANTUM series are the ideal solution for refrigeration and supply reliability in data centres. Thanks to the innovative fast restart technology (FRS) refrigeration can resume quickly after a power outage. Learn more about it in our new magazine article.
The Elbphilharmonie has been breaking every visitor record since it opened in January 2017. More than eight million people have visited the Hamburg concert hall so far and two water-cooled QUANTUM chillers run in the background, quiet as a whisper.
Schoen Clinic Vogtareuth has been using on reliable refrigeration technology from ENGIE Refrigeration since 2010. When the clinic decided to build a new surgery wing, it was certain that climate control would be handled by two powerful QUANTUM chillers.
Process cooling plays an important role in many industries. It ensures that temperature-sensitive production processes are cooled precisely. This enables production processes to run smoothly, which in turn creates production reliability. Completely reliable refrigeration is also essential to the chemicals and pharmaceuticals industry. The production of medication requires complex production processes and relies on refrigeration technology that is of high quality, fail-safe, and also energy efficient.
To run properly, every hospital needs their medical facilities’ refrigeration to be efficient. So it only makes sense that the largest chiller park in the world is currently housed at a hospital: The Liverpool Hospital in New South Wales, Australia, has been relying on sustainable refrigeration since 2018 with eight QUANTUM chillers from ENGIE Refrigeration. To find out what chillers actually do at the hospital, and what properties these chillers need, read our latest magazine article.