These days, companies aim to do more than just optimize efficiency and productivity. They also seek to improve their operations long-term by implementing greener, more sustainable operations, often choosing technologies and processes based on their level of eco-friendliness. In many instances, those efforts are most effective when a company concentrates first on its thermal management processes. All forms of technology rely on these processes, and ensuring that they remain as cost and energy efficient as possible is paramount to ensuring any other aspect of a company’s operations are just as eco-friendly.
The Environmental Impact of Thermal Management
Traditional methods for cooling electrical enclosures, control panels, and other equipment include solutions such as air conditioning and/or air compression. Both have proven effective, but are also sources of exceptionally high energy usage that can hinder a company’s efforts at streamlining operations. These methods also involve the use of chemicals, such as Freon, that can automatically increase a company’s risks of releasing contaminants into local the environment. Therefore, by switching to heat exchangers, companies not only enjoy more cost-effective and efficient thermal management, but also a much smaller environmental footprint overall.
How Heat Exchangers Lower the Impact
The key to the eco-friendliness of heat exchangers lies in their innovative thermal management concepts. The solutions keep electrical enclosures cool by absorbing the waste heat generated within them, then transferring and dissipating that heat safely away from sensitive components. The fluids that heat exchangers use are bio-degradable (such as water) and flow within a loop, meaning they never have to be replaced and there’s minimal or no risk of leakage. By cutting their reliance on more cumbersome thermal management solutions, companies have benefited greatly by beginning their journey to greener operations with the help of modern heat exchangers.
For more information on how to use heat exchangers to get started on the path to eco-friendliness, call Noren Thermal Solutions in Taylor, TX, at 866-936-6736.