Light Weight ECU / AARU

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W15P7T-10-C-A811
Agency Tracking Number: A092-090-0884
Amount: $746,213.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: A09-090
Solicitation Number: 2009.2
Small Business Information
627 Ridgely Ave., Annapolis, MD, 21401
DUNS: 089947881
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Donald Erickson
 (410) 266-6521
Business Contact
 Ellen Makar
Title: VP, Business Development
Phone: (410) 266-6521
Research Institution
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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