|Submission Date||May 15, 2012|
Georgia Institute of Technology
IN-1: Innovation 1
Office of Environmental Stewardship
A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome :
Georgia Tech is using innovative components and system design to develop a new type of absorption heat pump. Georgia Tech’s new heat pumps are energy efficient, use refrigerants that do not emit greenhouse gases, and can run on energy from combustion, waste heat, or solar energy. Georgia Tech is leveraging enhancements to heat and mass transfer technology possible in microscale passages and removing hurdles to the use of heat-activated heat pumps that have existed for more than a century.
A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
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