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The air conditioning system of a building is a type of refrigeration system. These systems use a compressor to circulate refrigerant and a lubricant is essential to this.
There is a global movement to move away from the use of fossil fuels in favor of renewables.
Clean energy technologies have been getting a lot of attention as a result of concerns about energy independence and the environmental impacts of fossil fuels.
Photovoltaic (PV) technology converts solar energy (photons) into usable electric power (electrons), usually through chemical processes in PV cells.
Energy management is defined by the VDI as follows: Energy management is the proactive, organized and systematic coordination of procurement, conversion, distribution & use of energy.