Posted By Rich Miller On December 8, 2009 @ 5:26 pm In Uncategorized | No Comments
These absorption chillers from Thermax Inc.  take the heat from the turbines and use it produce cold water for the data center’s cooling system. Absorption chillers use a lithium bromide solution to absorb vapor from evaporating water, creating a vacuum. The 585 degree F heat from the turbines re-concentrates the solution and releases the water vapor, which is then condensed in a cooling tower, which returns water to the data center at 45 degrees F (7 degrees C). IBM says this approach increases the amount of cooling generated.
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