2_Région Bretagne
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4_Technopôle Brest-Iroise

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      • Discover the content of the session: "Highly-efficient innovative water-based Sea Water Air Conditioning solutions"

      • SWAC (Sea Water Air Conditioning) at a glance: It is a technology based on thermodynamics principles using the hydrographic system. It is made to produce thermal energy dedicated to buildings (air conditioning heat/climatization, hot water) or for industrial processes (cold rooms, drying, ice production, etc.).

        While the need for cooling in coastal regions and ports is increasing, cooling is still mainly produced through chillers, a technology using large amounts of electricity generated partially by fossil fuels, slowing down the ability to meet EU energy-climate objectives. Sea Water Air Conditioning cooling technology requires often to work closely with the maritime industry to develop innovation technology aspects such as self-burying system, flexible pipe concept, corrosion potential, and temperature data logger, etc.
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      • Organizers

        Session organised by the EuroSwac Project (UK) and hosted by ENSTA Bretagne

        Last update: July, 1st



        Tuesday 27th September 2022

        From 03.15pm

        • Quick introduction


        • Mitigation, Adaptation, Resilience: Understanding the SWAC Climate Risk and Response
          Shrey Goyal(84), and Bruno Garnier(85)(86)
          (84) Sustainable Growth Initiative, India
          (85) DeProfundis, France
          (86) Club Swac France, France


        • Environmental impact assessment and identifying the governments’ environmental regulations for the development of a group of shallow water-based Sea Water Air Conditioning systems in the English Channel area
          Amir Bordbar(81), Konstantinos Georgoulas(81), Ming Dai(81), Simone Michele(81), Frank Roberts(82), Nigel Carter(82), and Yeaw Chu Lee(81)
          (81) University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
          (82) Brixham Laboratory, United Kingdom


        • Sea Water Air Conditioning (SWAC) optimisation solutions for the maritime facilities
          Aleksandra Zawalna-Geer(79), Prathyush P. Menon(79), Lars Johanning(79), and Jean-Yves Pradillon(80)
          (79) University of Exeter, United Kingdom
          (80) École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées de Bretagne (ENSTA Bretagne), France


        • Coffee-break


        • SWAC innovations to increase the installation and materials profitability while limiting impact on the environment (self-burying innovation and flexible pipe innovation)
          Bruno Garnier(85) and Siane Lemoine(126)
          (85) DeProfundis
          (126) Doris Engineering


        • Can effluent from Seawater Air Conditioning (SWAC) be used in aquaculture?
          Carly Daniels(83)
          (83) The National Lobster Hatchery, United Kingdom


        • The Upscaling of SWAC systems from a Circular Economy Perspective
          Jamie Wheaton(79), Allen Alexander(79), Aleksandra Zawalna-Geer(79), and Lars Johanning(79)
          (79) University of Exeter, United Kingdom


        • Conclusion


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