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Advanced Fan Coil Unit

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2012 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
N112-164-0906
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
N112-164
Solicitation Number:
2011.2
Small Business Information
Rocky Research
1598 Foothill Dr PO Box 61800 Boulder City, NV -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2012
Title: Advanced Fan Coil Unit
Agency: DOD
Contract: N00014-11-M-0445
Award Amount: $79,704.00
 

Abstract:

An estimated 20% of a US Navy ship"s total fuel consumption is due to heating, ventilation and air-conditioning. Reduction in electrical consumption of Navy ship Fan Coil Assemblies with increased energy efficiency is necessary for fuel savings. Rocky Research proposes an advanced Fan Coil Assembly Unit with high efficiency heat exchangers, low-noise fan design, variable speed drive technology and permanent magnet motors that will reduce the electrical demand of shipboard fan coil assemblies by at least 50%. While the resultant fuel savings are significant, the advanced electronics in each fan coil assembly also increase the level of automation while reducing preventative maintenance costs. This will provide for further energy savings through coordinated thermal management and enhances safety by automated damage control mechanisms. In addition, these advanced technologies will reduce air-borne noise and improve component reliability.

Principal Investigator:

Kaveh Khalili
Director of Science and T
(702) 293-0851
kaveh.khalili@rockyresearch.com

Business Contact:

Uwe Rockenfeller
President
(702) 293-0851
uwe.rockenfeller@rockyresearch.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Rocky Research
1598 Foothill Dr PO Box 61800 Boulder City, NV -

EIN/Tax ID: 880217562
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No