Calorex delivers energy-efficient drying at a lifeboat station

Published:  01 September, 2011

Calorex Heat Pumps, dehumidification

Dehumidification equipment made by Calorex Heat Pumps is providing energy-efficient drying of kit and equipment for the crew of two lifeboats at the Trearddur Bay Lifeboat Station on the Isle of Anglesey. Established in the 1960s, this station has received four awards for gallantry and responds to up to four call-outs every day.

Compared with drying equipment by continuously supplying heated outdoor air at the rate of eight air changes an hour, dehumidification uses much less energy.

The Calorex DH30 humidifier draws moist air from the room and condenses out the water vapour. Before the air is returned to the drying room it is reheated by passing it over the hot coil of the refrigeration circuit.

The efficiency of the system derives from utilising the latent heat released by condensation.

The unit at Trearddur Bay was installed by electrical contractor Gilks of Nantwich.

For more information on this story, click here: September 2011, 122

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