Refrigeration Efficiency

Course Overview

This course is designed to give to personnel operating refrigeration plant the keys to understand what is impacting the energy consumption of a refrigeration system, including HVAC chillers and low temperature chillers.

It covers all aspects of industrial refrigeration system usage with regard to efficient operation. 

Classroom based with a mix between lecture and group activities. Participation is encouraged.

Course Objectives & Benefits

Learning objectives

  • Understand refrigeration cycle principles and the definitions of a plant performance.
  • Understand temperature lift and importance of condensing and evaporating set points
  • Understand the impact of the auxiliaries equipment on the overall performance of the plant
  • Knowledge of the part load performance of compressors, overview of different type of components, overview of control strategies, impact of operation and maintenance practices on a refrigeration’s plant energy usage


Benefits of attending this course?

  • Reduce energy costs
  • Increase competitiveness
  • Reduce carbon emissions and environmental impacts
  • Meet environmental targets and legal requirements

Course Programme

Introduction to:

  • Basic Refrigeration Systems
  • Associated theory & definitions
  • Factors Affecting Performance
  • Components
  • Different Cycle Configurations
  • Cooling Loads
  • Control Strategies
  • Operation & Maintenance
  • Controls & ancillaries
  • Energy efficient practices
  • Monitoring and Targeting

More Info

Which course is best for you?

One of our Training Advisors is waiting to help you decide, call +353-(0)61-500580 or Click Here to email us.


Duration:    1 Day

Cost:           €395.00  (discounts for multiple bookings)

Location:    Limerick  

Venue:        Portal House, Raheen Business Park.  

Dates:         29 May 2012

Times:         9.00am – 5.00pm

Who Should Attend

This Course is designed for:

  • Plant engineers
  • Craft Technicians
  • Utilities operators
  • Energy Managers
  • Utilities managers
  • Design Engineers
  • Commissioning personnel
  • Energy Consultants
  • Project Engineers

Course Requirements

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