Ice prevention in Simplot cold stores

Simplot at Bathurst is a leading food processor of products including Edgles Birdseye and Chico rolls and although inland, they are exposed to enough moisture to cause ice problems in -20C stores.  The site has multiple entrances and the use of Desiccants to reduce the incoming dewpoint was the final solution. Seibu Giken DST model … Read more

100+ Dehumidified stores for Coles Supermarkets

100+ Dehumidified stores for Coles Supermarkets Seibu Giken DST Dryers find their way into over 100 Coles supermarkets since 2011 given the unique technology manipulation optimized for a complex site. The units provide 30kg/h moisture removal using waste heat alone for substantial hours of the year.  Ask up to find out how. EFA122 is used … Read more

National Archives of Australia – Desiccant Dehumidifier Upgrade

Ryan Wilks recently completed air conditioning modifications at the National Archives of Australia Chester Hill repository in the Security Vault and Low Temperature Film Vault areas. The National Archives site provides storage of permanent Commonwealth records of enduring value and in many instances the stored records are irreplaceable. The Chester Hill site contains approximately 90% of the audio-visual records and … Read more

Lindab ventilaton control to save energy

The cost of fresh air is substantial and AAAT can assist in modelling this via Linric or Beaver methods. To ensure the moisture load and energy consumption is minimal a Lindab Volume control damper is able to get precise airflows on a time-based schedule.  These form part of AAATs options.   

Canberra Museum Gallery Dehumidified

The Collection of iconic works by Sidney Nolan was donated to the people of Australia and includes fifteen works from the Kelly series and the first of the artist’s Burke and Wills paintings. This significant collection is explored through a range of visual arts education and community programs available in the Gallery and studio space, … Read more

Solar HVAC systems large and small

University of Queensland DST and AAAT provided the largest Desiccant AHU in a sub tropical climate at UQ St Lucia Queensland, where solar heat provided regeneration for a desiccant rotor, and indirect cooling reduced the heat gain of this. Medland Metropolis created a design to fully condition a multistory building with 8,600l/s and with 0 … Read more

50 Years in operation for DST Seibu Giken

  50 Years in operation for DST Seibu Giken Air and Aqua Tech has been the Australian representative for DST Seibu Giken and we are happy to say they have just celebrated 50 years of operation. In July of 1965, Mr Toshimi Kuma established “Kuma Laboratory” a provate R&D centre in Hakozaki, Fukuoka while still working … Read more

Library humidity control

Mould Prevention at Central QLD University DOAS (dedicated outdoor air systems) is a practice that is developing in humid climates to tackle IAQ (indoor air quality) issues, especially regarding mold. The idea is to reduce the excessive power consumption of overcooling the large amounts of re-circulating airflows by utilizing a desiccant DOAS dehumidifier to remove … Read more