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    Reviewing Ikea’s geothermal chiller

    March 26, 2020 by Antonino Lagana, P.Eng., M.Eng.

    In 2011, furniture retailer Ikea commissioned and implemented a frictionless magnetic levitation (maglev) centrifugal chiller to heat and air-condition a major distribution centre in Brossard, Que., by means of geothermal energy. The system achieved unprecedented energy efficiency for the facility,