Process cooling and refrigeration

What is Process cooling and refrigeration?

Process cooling and refrigeration meaning The direct process end use in which energy is used to lower the temperature of substances involved in the manufacturing process. Examples include freezing processed meats for later sale in the food industry and lowering the temperature of chemical feedstocks below ambient temperature for use in reactions in the chemical industries. Not included are uses such as air-conditioning for personal comfort and cafeteria refrigeration.


reference: Glossary – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

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