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Thermal cycle refrigerator / Refrigerator

Thermal cycle refrigerator
Thermal cycle refrigerator

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2021

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2021

In the context of climate change, it is vital to reduce carbon emissions. In the medium term, that means conserving energy. Refrigerators and holding cabinets no longer need to be designed as separate entities. The holding cabinet relies on the heat emitted by the refrigerator to maintain its temperature. The compressor circulates the medium in the entire system to achieve greater energy savings. If stores use this circulation system, a lot of electricity will be saved throughout the year.

Congratulations! This project exemplifies a highly original re-design of a familiar appliance based on sharp observations and an energy audit.
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Shanghai University of Engineering Science

Shanghai University of Engineering Science
Shanghai, China

Yu Tianming,
Shanghai University of Engineering Science