AMMONIA21.COM: Ammonia-Based District Heating/Cooling System Supports 1,000 Homes in New Canadian Community

Cimco Refrigeration, a Toronto-based refrigeration contractor, recently partnered with Canadian environmental and engineering consultancy Pinchin to create an ammonia/NH3 (R717)-based “fifth-generation” district heating and cooling system in Canada.

The system, designed by Pinchin, is located in a new development called Blatchford in Edmonton, Alberta. The 1.5km(0.6mi2) municipality, built on the site of a former airport, has targets of net-zero emissions and 100% renewable energy.

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