Light Weight ECU / AARU

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$746,213.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
W15P7T-10-C-A811
Award Id:
92196
Agency Tracking Number:
A092-090-0884
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
Army 09-090
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
627 Ridgely Ave., Annapolis, MD, 21401
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
089947881
Principal Investigator:
Donald Erickson
President
(410) 266-6521
derickson@energy-concepts.com
Business Contact:
Ellen Makar
VP, Business Development
(410) 266-6521
emakar@energy-concepts.com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
It is proposed develop an efficient, light weight heat actuated cooling system (HACS) for military applications. The goal is to provide 30% savings in fuel and system weight for meeting a representative demand of a forward operating unit. The key savings are from using generator waste heat to supply part or all of the heat demand of the(HACS). The ammonia absorption refrigeration units (AARU) developed by Energy Concepts Co. have demonstrated all the required HACS operating characteristics except the low weight. That is to be achieved in this project by applying advanced heat exchange technology to key AARU components.

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