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District cooling: an ideal air conditioning solution for urban areas.

The CIAT CIAT Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (Spanish: International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Colombia)
CIAT Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (UK) 
 Group, France's leading manufacturer of equipment for central air conditioning, heating by heat pumps, air handling and heat exchange will present its district cooling solutions at the Big 5 Show to be held in Dubai from 23 to 26 November. These solutions offer three key advantages: comfort, air quality and energy optimisation.

Synonymous of energy efficiency, district cooling solutions make huge savings and enable construction projects to be completed more quickly. They also have a minor impact on the environment, making them particularly suited for use in urban areas. With three key products, CIAT is the only manufacturer to offer a complete range of district cooling solutions:

* Optimised selection of cooling distribution components with the ITEX ITEX International Tundra Experiment
ITEX Interactive TTCN Editor and Executor
 plate heat exchanger and its range of ALTO and DistrictCIAT fan coil units.* Optimisation of a complete system incorporating Cristopia thermal energy storage Thermal energy storage can refer to a number of technologies that store energy in a thermal reservoir for later reuse. They can be employed to balance energy demand between day time and night time. .

ITEXThanks to their excellent heat transfer coefficients and compact design, CIAT's range of ITEX plate heat exchangers transfer cooling capacity and ensure the performance of the whole system. CIAT has undergone many qualification tests and received the approval of Middle Eastern authorities to equip gigantic district cooling facilities in the United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, federation of sheikhdoms (2005 est. pop. 2,563,000), c.30,000 sq mi (77,700 sq km), SE Arabia, on the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.  with plate heat exchangers.

DistrictCIAT & ALTOFan coils are the indoor components of central air conditioning systems. The DistrictCIAT and ALTO units are specially designed for district cooling applications (operating with a temperature difference of 9 K). They deliver the required cooling capacity to ensure optimum comfort even at wide thermal amplitudes and do so with minimum pressure drops. Their large drain pans are perfectly suited to any climate and feature reinforced insulation.

CRISTOPIA STLCIAT offers CRISTOPIA latent thermal storage, an exclusive and flexible system for managing significant refrigeration refrigeration, process for drawing heat from substances to lower their temperature, often for purposes of preservation. Refrigeration in its modern, portable form also depends on insulating materials that are thin yet effective.  energy needs. It stores heat in spheres inside an insulated tank during off-peak periods or when costs are low and then transfers the heat for use when demand is high. Thanks to latent thermal storage by CRISTOPIA, the size of installed equipment can be reduced by as much as 70% without affecting the available capacity, peaks in consumption are levelled out and energy costs are cut. As a result, facilities are more dependable, safer and last longer. Thermal energy storage is particularly suited to district air conditioning. 2009 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)

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