thermal wheel

Greek translation: Θερμικός Τροχός

English term or phrase:thermal wheel
Greek translation:Θερμικός Τροχός

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20:30 Aug 4, 2009
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Tech/Engineering - Engineering: Industrial
Additional field(s): Construction / Civil Engineering, Environment & Ecology
English term or phrase: thermal wheel
Definition from Energy Efficient Technologies:
Thermal wheel is a heat transfer device with a rotating wheel, which allows the sensible heat transfer between the fresh air intake and exhaust air in an AC system. The air duct connections are arranged so that each of the airstreams flow axially through approximately one half of the wheel in a counter-flow pattern. The porous media that is heated from the warm duct airstream, rotates into the cold duct airstream where sensible heat is released.

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  • The amount of heating energy required to meet room conditions after the energy recovery device is reduced dramatically and, in some cases, can be removed altogether, particularly when a thermal wheel is the energy recovery device. Building Services&Environmental Engineer
  • Thermal wheels can recover about 85% of heat from ventilation air, transferring it to incoming fresh air, which then needs minimal additional heating to reach the required temperature for the building.
  • Stringent building regulations and tighter standards in building services provision has led to the sudden popularity of thermal wheel technology. A standard air handling unit can be turned into a highly efficient unit using thermal wheels, ultimately saving energy and reducing carbon emissions. Air Options Limited
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Θερμικός Τροχός
Είναι ένα σύστημα ανάκτησης θερμότητας ώστε να εισέρχεται νωπός προθερμασμενος αέρας στο δωματιο. Ειναι μια τεχνολογία που υπάρχει εδώ και 30 χρόνια
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5 +3Θερμικός Τροχός
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Θερμικός Τροχός

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Είναι ένα σύστημα ανάκτησης θερμότητας ώστε να εισέρχεται νωπός προθερμασμενος αέρας στο δωματιο. Ειναι μια τεχνολογία που υπάρχει εδώ και 30 χρόνια

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Type 2 view a type of a thermal wheel
Eva Smith
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