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Topmacs: Searching for the mobile a/c system without mechanical or electrical energy needs
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ECN Energy Efficiency in Industry 16-7-2008
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ECN-V--08-017 Article
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Published in: Automotive Airconditioning Reporter (), , May-June 2008, Vol.62, p.-.

In its efforts to reduce the amount of energy which is required tot drive motor vehicles with their comfort systems the vehicle a/c industry does not limit itself to developing new refrigerants and compontent only. Under the project name Topmacs the opportunities of a new automotive a/c concept is presently developed by Centro Ricerche Fiat, Valeo, Iveco and various European research institutes and technical universities. The Topmacs project has now reached the stage that its operational principle will soon be tested in an automotive environment. Automotive Airconditioning Reporter spoke with Robert de Boer from ECN about the Topmacs project (AAR 62, May-June 2008. Article in Dutch, English, German and Italian.

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