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Study Indicates Engineered Pore Environment Enhances Attachment of Refrigerants

Research findings may support development of more efficient cooling systems

July 2017

Recent research findings at PNNL may ultimately help lower energy consumption in homes and buildings across the nation. A investigated the effect of the pore environment on the adsorption of refrigerants, specifically water and fluorocarbon R134a, for potential use in adsorption cooling applications.

PNNL Recognized for Excellence in Supporting Hanford Vit Plant

Successful 16-year collaboration highlighted by Bechtel National, Inc. award

July 2017

PNNL was recently recognized as a key contributor to the Hanford Vit Plant project when the Lab received Bechtel's Nuclear, Security & Environmental Large Business Subcontractor 2016 Supply Chain Recognition Program Award. This annual award honors subcontractors and suppliers for a "Commitment to Excellence and Quality."

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