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Creating a good indoor climate.

MÜlheim an der ruhr position altitude 51° 26‘ N, 6° 53‘ O bis 153 m msl

area 91 km2

climate 9,6°C |

61 Days |

930 mm

Menerga GmbH | GutenbergstraSSe 51 | 45473 Mülheim / Ruhr | Germany


Facts, figures and data

Menerga at a glance To put it simply, we have stirred a great deal of air since 1980. And the aim of achieving the right mixture while doing so has recently been bringing ever more people under Menerga‘s roof: in marketing and service, in development and production, and also of course on the side of our business partners. We are delighted by your interest in what we do and make, and look forward to the coming tasks and challenges you will set us. And we will be thrilled if the vision and spirit of Menerga rub off some of that energy on you.

Facts and figures

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Employees in Mülheim

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Employees in marketing and service

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Office and production area 750 m 2

12.500 m2

Gross turnover € 0,9 million

€ 53,5 million

of which foreign business

Menerga GmbH Gutenbergstraße 51 45473 Mülheim an der Ruhr Germany

Production at Menerga‘s Mülheim/Ruhr plant

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Menerga fields of application

Core competencies today

30 % Air conditioning for swimming pool halls

almost 100 % Air conditioning for swimming pool halls public & private

Production at Menerga‘s Mülheim/Ruhr plant

70 % _ Process and climate cooling _ Air-conditioning and climate-control technology _ Chilled water units _ Heat recovery from water


Idea & vision

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How a small idea grows into something big Successful ideas often start with the courage and creativity to break with the traditions and laws of one‘s own field. That is precisely what we, a group of visionary engineers, did for indoor climate-control technology in 1980. The approach was to develop air conditioning units for swimming pool halls, which would adapt to the requirements of the customer – instead of adapting the customer to the existing equipment, as was then standard. With further revolutionary objectives: ready to plug in. Energy-saving. All components in a single unit. For the most difficult field of application there is for climate-control technology – air conditioning of swimming pool halls. And today this is still precisely the right approach for forwardslooking indoor climate-control technology. The continuation of our story is simple. Many other fields of application and disciplines of climate-control technology were added to the swimming pool halls. And with our original idea and the systems created around it, we have be-

General Management, left to right: Rüdiger Thiel Dr. Jürgen Röben Frank Eltze

come one of the leading suppliers of innovative indoor climate conditioning technology in all of Europe. The secret of our success? Consistent teamwork and a good working environment. Both internally and externally. For we are more convinced than ever that modern climatecontrol concepts must take into account the requirements of all parties involved: of architects and planners, system engineers, investors and operators. The result is a system technology that takes all aspects into consideration – both technical and emotional – and thus really gives extra value. For every individual. In every phase of cooperation and use. Short and sweet: we create a good indoor climate.


GRĂœNDUNGSGESCHICHTE Fields of competency / VISION

Core competencies and fields of application

_ Customer Service

_ Air-conditioning and climate-control technology

_ Air conditioning in swimming pool halls

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Customer Service

Dehumidification

Humidification

Evaporation cooling

Heat recovery


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_ Process and climate cooling

_ Chilled water units

_ Heat recovery from water

Heating

Cooling

Moisture recovery

Outdoor cooling


Integrated system

Why we offer our customers everything and they still only get the essentials. True luxury is reduction to the fundamentals. That is why our customers only receive as much technology as required, no more and no less. To this end we measure them up precisely and then, based on requirements, offer exactly the equipment modules to suit the planner, the client and the building. Function and cost optimised. The individual modules are adjusted to each other and can be modified for „special solutions from the series“. The idea behind it is as simple as it is enticing – to create equipment with a long service life! From the draft to the after sales service. With competent advice, customer care and the necessary enthusiasm for your challenge. As required, the equipment works with single or

multi-stage heat recovery, „adiabatic“ evaporation cooling, and an extremely high degree of efficiency. In short, Menerga uses the resources that are available to save on additional equipment that would otherwise be necessary, and the resultant costs. Experience does indeed show that summa summarum our solutions are considerably cheaper, and/or result in enormous savings potential when the investment and operating phases are taken into consideration. We will be happy to help you calculate your potential savings.

Vital influencing factors Building

Alignment Location Shape Size Materials

Structural physics

Air tightness Heat loss Heat input Facade Retention capacity

Environmental factors

Climate Motorway Railway City centre / pedestrian precinct Airport Parkland or industrial estates


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Room design

Heat sources

Indoor climate

Acoustics

Light

Odours

Humans Harmful substances

INTERNAL FACTORS

EXTERNAL FACTORS

Noise Wind

Exterior climate External air load Incident solar radiation

Our integrated system


Cost awareness


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How we create a good indoor climate before our systems are installed One of the key factors for successful cooperation is trust. Especially when dealing with something as personal as a good indoor climate. And trust requires a strong basis. We also refer to that colloquially as Menerga Technologies with a guarantee of success: 1. We only make promises we can keep. We prefer to ultimately deliver a little more than what we initially promised. 2. We think, develop, advise and build with a long view. The result is indoor climate-control technology with a future – from a conceptual, functional and technical standpoint. 3. We do not solely consider the technology, but also keep the costs in mind. Long-term and efficient.

Investment costs Classic air conditioning system

Investment costs Menerga air conditioning system incl. Instrumention & Control

Costs and advantages

The advantages for you: We work intelligently from the very start, and are thus able to realise solutions that consider not only the investment costs, but also the subsequent costs – which in sum generally amount to many times the investment. It is especially the case with indoor climate-control that the calculations take place at the end. In particular the costs for additional peripheral equipment required, energy consumption and operating costs offer considerable savings potential, and are therefore increasingly important for the decision. Quite rightly. Our recipe for success: Listening, consideration, forward thinking, producing solutions and tailoring our equipment series to these requirements. Admittedly, that sounds simpler than it is. It also requires a great deal of experience and corresponding technologies. We have all that, and we apply it consistently, from the building-specific design of the systems to subsequent optimisation of operating and investment costs. You have our word on that.

Peripheral equipment required Operating costs

Peripheral equipment required

Operating costs

savings potential


Climate protection

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How we simultaneously ensure a good climate for the environment and a good climate in rooms The demands made on forwards-looking indoor climate-control systems are continually increasing. The solutions to these demands frequently limp along far behind the desired ideal. It is good when there are already concepts that can fulfil many desires, even future ones, today. And it is excellent when the basics and ideas for these solutions already have a long tradition. The pleasant effects of sunshine and nice weather become particularly apparent and obvious when sun and pleasant daytime temperatures are lacking for an extended period. What is important is that the mixture is balanced and stays balanced. When looking to the future this is everyone‘s task – as the results of recent studies and the prognoses derived from them are alarming.

For all those involved with indoor climatecontrol technology this is therefore a challenge with many opportunities and unknowns. A central challenge for us since we began our work. The solutions and approaches today: equipment systems with the highest degrees of efficiency and maximum environmental relief, and thus the successful combination of comfort and active climate protection.

Precisely when indoor climate-control technology and climate conditions are key issues for you – whether as a client, investor, planner, installation engineer, architect, operator or manufacturer of air-conditioning systems – it is becoming increasingly important to carefully consider all the possibilities and alternatives. In short, with the climate-control of indoor areas, you are actively deciding today on the effects on the natural climate development of tomorrow. With the unknown variable, that we are hardly in a position today to estimate many effects and their results, but can only make guesses at these.

The good thing about this is that many of today‘s requirements can thus be impressively fulfilled, and even exceeded. Looking to the future, we want more. To this end we are researching and developing further innovations and improvements. Welcome to the table – for the future of the climate.

Menerga KLIMA plus

 System concepts that save resources and are environmentally friendly  Efficient, resource saving operation thanks to the highest degree of efficiency  Maximum reduction of CO2 emissions  Technologies modelled on nature


Efficiency


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How we use our energy to allow our customers to reuse theirs In addition to innovative technology, the development of our intelligent air conditioning systems has another focus that motivates us: efficient energy use and energy recovery. And we will use almost any means to achieve that end. Saving cost-intensive resources, e.g. through heat recovery. Dispensing with expensive peripheral equipment by using system technology, and the associated gains in useable space, using extremely space-saving compact systems. And of course the compellingly low operating and consumption costs, thanks to intelligent control and regulation, and the highest degree of efficiency. In other words, Menerga equipment families make a decisive contribution to a relaxed atmosphere between investors, planners, architects and system engineers. As everyone profits from the high innovation standard of Menerga equipment.

In the indoor climate-control trade jargon, our innovations are referred to as recuperative/regenerative heat recovery or „adiabatic“ evaporation cooling. In a word, unbeatable energy-saving cooling. A milestone in indoor climate-control technology. From an economical and ecological standpoint, this principle is currently at the absolute forefront. And the tendency is increasing. It is not without cause that we have been distinguished for this with international prizes. In summary one might say, more with less.

36 % Cooling & ventilation 22 % Lighting

9% IT

33 % Other

Electrical energy consumption in office buildings


Strengths


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How we convince our customers to invest their money with a smile The idea is as simple as it is alluring: For us, investment costs, running operating costs, convenience and operational reliability form an indivisible unit, whose common goal is good long-term indoor climate-control. An obligation with far-reaching consequences. As we want architects, clients, planners and system engineers not only to profit from our know-how, but also to feel comfortable as our partners. By using our systems to provide palpable advantages and added value for every partner. In plain terms: for architects, free space is created from a planning perspective by reducing space requirements and dispensing with various additional equipment.

Clients, contracting parties, operators and users can enjoy a perfect indoor climate and low operating costs every month; planners can offer complete, space-saving equipment with a friendly service partner; for system engineers, our immediately-operational, compact equipment represents uncompromising reliability, with a contact partner who is there when it matters. We think these are adequate grounds for a satisfied smile.

Menerga advantages in focus  Representatives, sales and service throughout Europe  Friendly consulting, on the same level, with specialist expertise and experience  Comprehensive technical service with the highest degree of specialist expertise  Innovative concepts  Mature, complete, space-saving equipment and systems  Very low operating costs thanks to energy-efficient operating concepts  Immediately operational systems, test run at the workshop  Guarantee and warranty from a single source  Designs that save resources and are environmentally friendly  High cost advantages in the sum of investment and operating costs


Sales & service


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How we manage to be everywhere at once for our customers Consulting, support, service and more Perfectly simple: we are close to you. Both in terms of content and spatially. Sales and service are available in a decentralised fashion, on location in Germany and in many European countries. Those are the hard facts.

sales, customer consulting, development, service, production and administration are a shared enterprise in every phase. One for all and all for one – and together for you and your project.

The soft facts: our consultants and employees are on the same level. Technologically and in their specialist field due to their qualification as engineers, and in terms of content due to their experience potential from numerous projects. Partnership through teamwork Ă la Menerga. In concrete terms, this means that

This includes consulting, developing alternatives, dimensioning, design, cost calculation, handling, commissioning, service, quality assurance, research, remote diagnosis and and .... We look forward to your challenging us to create a good indoor climate.

Menerga GmbH GutenbergstraSSe 51 45473 MĂźlheim an der Ruhr Germany www.menerga.com


Sales & service

Menerga Plus for investors / cost bearers + + + + +

Reduction of investment costs Low space requirements Dispensing with expensive peripheral equipment by using compact system technology Very low operating costs Environmentally friendly technology

Menerga sales office

planning phase Consulting Technical calculations Economic calculations + estimate Customer care that extends beyond the delivery

Menerga Plus for architects  + + + + +

Extremely space-saving systems Cooling technology components on the facade/roof become unnecessary Dispensing with peripheral equipment thanks to compact system technology Efficient, low-cost operation Environmentally friendly technology

Menerga Plus for specialist planners  + + + + + + +

Mature, complete, space-saving equipment High cost advantages in the sum of investment and operating costs Support from highly qualified sales staff Comprehensive service Simplified coordination of ventilation/cooling/ regulation/heating One contact partner for everything Environmentally friendly technology


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Because after commissioning is before servicing From the moment our systems are commissioned, the indoor climate must be lastingly correct – measurably, palpably and reliably. For us, this is reason enough to make service, commitment and readiness constant concerns, and to be there for our customers and our systems in all matters connected with indoor climate. The idea behind it is as simple as it is convincing. Our service is your guarantee of constantly good indoor climate, and hence the basis for a successful partnership. In addition to the main-

tenance and regular inspection and checking of the systems, we are naturally also available on call, should anything go wrong. That Menerga also understand service to mean specialist expertise, rapidity and prompt resolution is self-evident. Even though we do everything to ensure that you never get to know that service, except for routine checks and maintenance work.

Menerga manufacturing in MĂźlheim

Menerga service

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Production Workshop test run Delivery, connection Commissioning on location

 aintenance, servicing, refurbishment M Guarantee service Modification, extension etc. Remote diagnosis Hygiene inspection

Menerga Plus for system engineers  Immediately operational compact equipment + + Highly qualified technical service + Guarantee and warranty from a single source + Remote support via modem in the initial phase / future operation + Environmentally friendly technology

Menerga Plus for users  + + + + +

Efficient, low-cost operation Environmentally friendly technology Immediately operational compact equipment Guarantee and warranty from a single source Highly qualified technical service


GRÜNDUNGSGESCHICHTE / VISION SERVICE and sales


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How we ensure that the indoor climate is right in every situation By operating everywhere you need us, and having the right solution to hand. Not every service concept is the same. This becomes apparent at the latest when there is literally a malfunction after midnight, a fault in a piece of equipment from a third party or if specialist knowledge is required that goes beyond the service knowledge of the typical manufacturer. So far so good. Not so with Menerga. Because you can count on us in precisely these cases, and many more – just as when it is a matter of the typical maintenance and inspection visits.

It is our understanding, especially in the service area, that we set new standards here, too. This is where the wheat is separated from the chaff, as the quality of cooperation is measured particularly in operation and with the reliability connected with this. In concrete terms, this means that we have woven a concept around the topic of service that offers a solution for almost every requirement and desire – and rather a little more.

Menerga service overview

More than 32 mobile service technicians and nine service technicians in Mülheim as support staff offer comprehensive customer care in Germany

Commissioning of new systems, periodic equipment maintenance, repair work, stock holding and supply of wear and replacement parts

Documentation of the equipment service life history by means of data logging: includes workshop test run, commissioning report, running measurement reports, replacement part deliveries, service reports and contacts

24/365 service hotline – around the clock technical advice and support in the event of faults – even at weekends and on public holidays

Refurbishment and optimisation of old systems

Option of accessing the system DDC via modem in order to make a remote diagnosis

Remote maintenance of the regulation and control technology by modem access

Maintenance contracts optionally including material insurance, at a fixed price and with a contract term of up to 10 years

Maintenance and repair of air conditioning systems from other manufacturers

Competent advice in all matters connected with indoor climate-control technology and in the individual agreement of service concepts

Numerous special competencies, e.g. maintenance of fire protection flaps in accordance with VDS (Association of Property Insurers) regulations for HVAC systems, hygiene inspections in accordance with VDI (Association of German Engineers) 6022 without high additional expenses


Innovations

Alma research project in Chile

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Customer Service

Dehumidification

Humidification

Evaporation cooling

Heat recovery


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Vision, innovation and more Innovation literally means renewal, the improvement of technical products or processes. And we at Menerga say, „nomen est omen“. As is befitting for those who think ahead, this applies under the most extreme demands. Whether a pleasant indoor climate in the desert, cooling without electricity or a reduction in operating costs while energy costs are rising – from day one to the present, we have retained our curi-

osity and our spirit of discovery. Added to this has been the joy of finding pioneering solutions that ensure we stay that famous step ahead. In order to live up to this claim, Menerga is strong in research projects, both at universities and in specialist bodies. In short, Menerga is active at the beating heart of indoor climate-control technology.

1_ Solar Info Centre in Freiburg, Germany 2_ HUK in Coburg, Germany 3_ Alma research project in Chile 1

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Heating

Cooling

Moisture recovery

Outdoor cooling


Air-conditioning and climate-control technology

Dreifeldersporthalle in Großostheim, Germany

1_ „La Suisse“ Assurance in Lausanne, Switzerland 2_ Parliament in Budapest, Hungary 3_ Premium sportscenter in Stuttgart, Germany 4_ Urbis Manchester, Great Britian 5_ VW Zentrum in Fellbach, Germany

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Dehumidification

Humidification

Evaporation cooling

Heat recovery


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Air-conditioning and climate-control technology Ventilation and air conditioning are the trend. Not without risks and side effects at times – since in addition to the constantly modified indoor climatic conditions that place ever higher demands on the climateconditioning of production sites, administration buildings, halls, hotels, restaurants, schools etc., matters such as operating costs, investments and environmentally friendly technology are hot topics and have become important factors in the decision-

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making process. Our statement on this: „Rightly so!“ Our solution, systems that are designed to meet these requirements, and more! It is nice when the basic design already has everything you need. We do the rest – without risks and side effects, of course. Further references on the subject of air and climate-control technology can be found at www.menerga.com

Moisture recovery

Outdoor cooling


Hotel and spa sectorss

Burghotel Staufeneck in Salach, Germany

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Customer Service

Dehumidification

Humidification

Evaporation cooling

Heat recovery


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Hotel, restaurant and spa sectors Travelling and relaxing - these days an integral feature of life. On both holiday and business trips, the spa and relaxation sector is becoming increasingly important as basis for decision-making. And it is clear that not every spa is the same. Peace and quiet, a comfortable indoor climate, and ecological concepts combined with invisible technology that can do anything are as essential as a broad and constantly improving range of services. It is

1_ Schliffkopf Wellness & Natur Resort, Germany 2_ Hotel Steigenberger in Stuttgart, Germany 3_ Burghotel Staufeneck in Salach, Germany 4_ Golfhotel Riederhof, Switzerland 5_ Hotel Waldhuus in Davos, Switzerland

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also certain that the climate as it is experienced counts more here than the climate as it is measured. Our offer: measure us in terms of our ideas and experience. Your advantage: Menerga will create a relaxing atmosphere from the first moment of contact. Further references on the subject of the hotel, restaurant and spa sectors can be found on the internet at www.menerga.com

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Outdoor cooling


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air conditioning in public swimming pool halls

Hallenbad Prienaverabad am Chiemsee, Germany

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1_ Agrippa-Bad in Cologne, Germany 2_ Swimming Pool Hall Penzing, Germany 3_ Swimming Pool Hall Amstetten, Austria 4_ Westbad Munich, Germany

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Dehumidification

Heat recovery

Heating

Cooling


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Air conditioning in public swimming pool halls Welcome to the house speciality at Menerga. Since the beginning we have been developing and offering solutions that lead the way in matters of reliability, operating costs and the technical brilliance of the systems. For full-blooded engineers like us, the swimming pool hall poses an especially exciting challenge: to reduce the technology to the minimum and place it in the background, and simultaneously to ensure reliability, comfort and the right climatic conditions for relaxation. And, naturally, to do this

with environmentally friendly technology and the lowest possible operating costs. We would not be Menerga if our systems did not function according to these very criteria. And we saved the best for last: we improve this know-how with every system, and hence always offer an innovative solution. We look forward to seeing what challenges you can set us. Further references on the subject of air conditioning for public swimming pool halls can be found on the internet at www.menerga.com


Air conditioning in private swimming pool halls

Private Swimming Pool Burgrieden, Germany

Dehumidification

Heat recovery

Heating

Cooling


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Air conditioning in private swimming pool halls Every private swimming pool hall is an expression of the owner‘s culture and attitude to life. And this very requirement is what needs to be underlined and implemented by technology. In the foreground here are peace and quiet, relaxation and pleasantly warm surroundings, in combination with environmentally friendly technology, operational reliability and low energy costs. From a technical perspective, the

epitome of multifunctionality – at Menerga it is the foundation of the entire system technology. What counts is the degree of your relaxation, that is the yardstick for our success. And our view is: the higher the better. Further references on the subject of air conditioning for private swimming pool halls can be found on the internet at www.menerga.com

1_ Object Krefeld, Germany 2_ Private Swimming Pool Waiblingen, Germany 3_ Private Swimming Pool Solingen, Germany 1

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process and climate cooling

Zoo Hellabrunn Munich, Germany

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Customer Service

Dehumidification

Humidification

Evaporation cooling

Heat recovery


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Process and climate cooling When it comes to production, the top priority today is that the wheels all mesh perfectly, or better, that perfect sequences and general conditions are prerequisite. There is no room for margins of error. This means the highest reliability and perfection in matters of indoor climate-control and the associated parameters. And this is precisely where Menerga starts, with parameters precisely coordinated with the process, taking into account the flexibly variable framework general conditions such as high

1_ Company Stihl Waiblingen, Germany 2_ Company Marposs Weinstadt, Germany 3_ Company Techno Bubsheim, Germany 4_ Menerga Slovenia 5_ Entory Home Ettlingen, Germany

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humidity, temperature fluctuations or similar. On request, these can be adjusted such that the relationship between reliability and operating costs is optimised in exact coordination with your production process. In one sentence: We regulate the climate for your processes with absolute precision, no more and no less. Further references on the subject of process and climate cooling can be found on the internet at www.menerga.com

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Outdoor cooling


Compact chilled water units

Kunsthaus Graz, Austria

1_ University Passau, Germany 2_ Sparkasse Nagold, Germany 3_ Guildhall Altensteig, Germany 4_ Badenova Freiburg, Germany 5_ Company Karcoma Sindelfingen, Germany 1

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Heat recovery

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Compact chilled water units Cold water production is has a number of fixed associations in the heads of architects, planners and technicians. The recooler as a limitation or concession on the part of the architects, high space requirements, cooling towers, open air cooling and mechanical coolers, compression, high operating costs and high requirements for the regulation of the systems. But here, too, there is a solution from Menerga, a way to get cool and stay cool. The most modern compression technology, optimally coordinated system components that

dispense with cooling elements on the roof and thus constitute a significant bonus, both architecturally and in terms of the reduction in noise emissions. To this are added such benefits as the extremely space-saving design and naturally cost-saving operation. And all this with a contact partner – before, after and during construction. Welcome to the future of cold water production – welcome to Menerga. Further references on the subject of process and climate cooling can be found on the internet at www.menerga.com


Heat recovery from water

CamboMare in Kempten, Germany

Heat recovery


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Heat recovery from water We like to call this technology the Menerga Recycling System. The advantage is, it is easier to say, and everyone who uses it or is interested knows what is meant. The idea is simple, we use the heat from the waste water to heat up the fresh water. It is an overwhelming success! Up to 90% of the energy required for conventional water treatment processes can be saved in this way. The environment is grateful,

and so are the account books. This can also be used without reservation for treating drinking water, as it has passed a DVGW inspection (Deutsche Vereinigung des Gas- und Wasserfaches e.V. - German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas and Water). Further references on the subject of heat recovery can be found at www.menerga.com

1_ Centre-Malley, Switzerland 2_ Cleaning department of Berlin, Germany 3_ Alpamare Bad Tรถlz, Germany 4_ CamboMare in Kempten, Germany 2

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