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High-efficiency Low-lift Central Cooling System
High-efficiency Low-lift Central Cooling System Secondary Research
The analysis shows that significant gains in cooling system efficiency can be achieved. Increases in cooling efficiency for a standard-performance building ranged from 47 percent to 84 percent. For a high-performance building, efficiency improvements ranged from 17 percent to 66 percent. This technology could save 5 average megawatts per year over standard practice in new commercial buildings. However, unless the benefits of low-lift cooling systems are significant compared to their cost premium, it is unlikely that these technologies will find widespread acceptance.
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