U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Federal Energy Management Program
New and Underutilized Technology: Water Cooled Oil Free Magnetic Bearing Compressors
The following information outlines key deployment considerations for water cooled oil free magnetic bearing compressors within the Federal sector.
Water cooled oil free magnetic bearing compressors (60-80 ton and 150 ton) are small, light, quiet, and have a low startup draw. They come with onboard variable frequency drives and microprocessors.
Water cooled oil free magnetic bearing compressors are appropriate for housing, service, office, research and development, school, prison, and hospital applications.
Key Factors for Deployment
Water cooled oil free magnetic bearing compressors are most applicable, but not limited to, the following conditions:
- Year-round cooling requirements
- Long run time at partial load
- Chiller retrofits
- Compressor replacements
Federal energy savings, cost-effectiveness, and probability of success are ranked 0-5 with 0 representing the lowest ranking and 5 representing the highest ranking. The weighted score is ranked 0-100 with 0 representing the lowest ranking and 100 representing the highest ranking.
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