» To reduce chillers capacity
» To reduce electricity demand charge
» To optimize energy consumptions of buildings air conditioning
» To dispose of a spare cooling capacity in case of a breakdown or power failure
Either water or ice are used to store cold energy. However while cold water can store 10 kWh per m3 of storage tank, ice is more efficient and can store 50 kWh per m3 of storage tank.
Ice on coils which consist of producing ice around pipes immerged into water
Encapsulated ice where ice is formed in basic plastic capsules
Ice Ball and Ice Spray technologies developed by Cryogel are encapsulated ice systems