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Cooling Systems Energy Efficiency

Heat Transfer Enhancement


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Helps reduce Greenhouse Gases Lowers Electricity Consumption Decreases Energy Operational Costs

Whats The Problem Space? Compressor oil migration, which is unavoidable, impedes heat transfer capabilities that reduce energy efficiency Loss of energy efficiency of 7-8% the 1st year, 4-6% the 2nd year, and 2-4% each following year according to ASHRAE-1 This silent problem degrades every year requiring more kWh ($$$) to overcome inefficiency
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Whats the REAL Problem?


The real problem is the hard dollars it cost your

company to do nothing or continue in a maintenance program incapable of adequately addressing this silent problem of inefficiency.
This problem is exacerbated by HVAC service industry

that either arent aware of the magnitude of this problem, are misled by OEM to marginalize it, or who simply refuse to act in the presence of even the slightest risk.
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Cooling system efficiency over time

The problem: loss of energy efficiency

100%

Untreated degradation of system efficiency


Time

Why do systems lose efficiency? As defined by ASHRAE-3


Systems degrade due to buildup of contaminates on internal metallic surfaces
This buildup causes: Increased kWh at startup Higher air supply temperature Wasted energy usage Increased operating pressure

exchange inefficiency Increased operating time Higher electric bills Shorter equipment life
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Heat

ASHRAE Citations
1, 2

A Survey of Refrigerant Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop Emphasizing Oil Effects and InTube Augmentation; ASHRAE Winter Symposium of 1987; Schlager, Plate, and Bergles.

1998 ASHRAE Handbook, Refrigeration, Chapters 2.9 and 6.7

Surface condition

Flow
Refrigerant

Heat Transfer
Refrigerant

Before or if left untreated

Refrigerant

Oil Oil Oil Oil Oil Oil

Oil Oil Oil Oil Oil

Oil Oil Oil Oil

Copper Tubing Wall

Copper Tubing Wall

Copper Tubing Wall

Over time, an oil layer forms on the heat exchanger wall creating an insulating layer that impedes heat transfer

Oil film buildup inhibits flow and can reduce the amount of refrigerant available

The efficiency of heat transfer is reduced by the oil layer causing your unit to operate longer to achieve the desired temp

Introducing The Solution:


Cooling Systems Energy Efficiency
The only product on the market originally formulated and patented solely to be a Polarized Refrigerant Oil Additive (PROA), which enhances the heat transfer capabilities of evaporator and condenser coils in air conditioning, heat pump, and refrigeration systems. It is a non-chlorinated, thermal conductive refrigerant oil additive that saves energy and reduces equipment wear by increasing the efficiency of heat exchange systems.
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The Solution:
Cooling Systems Energy Efficiency
PROATEQ contains highly polarized molecules that work synergistically with compressor oil to improve the performance of air conditioning and refrigeration systems by increasing the heat transfer capability. The highly polarized charge of the PROATEQ molecules attract the refrigerant to the surfaces of the heat exchangers, resulting in accelerated heat transfer
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The solution: CSEE Solution PROATEQ

Cooling system efficiency over time 100%

PROATEQ treatment
Untreated degradation

Energy saving & extended system life

Time

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What is PROATEQ?
PROATEQ is a refrigerant oil additive that saves energy and equipment by increasing the efficiency of heat exchange systems and reducing equipment wear. Resolves the problem of compressor oil escaping out into the system. Using low viscosity non-particulate base oil for faster migration of polarized molecules, PROATEQ electro-statically bonds to the interior surfaces of the evaporator and condenser coils.
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Surface condition
Refrigerant Oil

Flow
Refrigerant Oil

Heat Transfer
Refrigerant Oil

Oil

Oil

Oil

PROATEQ Molecule
Copper Tubing Wall

PROATEQ Molecule
Copper Tubing Wall

PROATEQ Molecule
Copper Tubing Wall

PROATEQ dislodges the insulating oil film & bonds electromagnetically to the surface

PROATEQ polarized molecule prevents oil film buildup and improves lubricity by over 75-85%

By returning the surface to a like new condition, heat is more easily transferred and run times are reduced
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Testing and Certifications


The University of Tennessee Thermal Science Research Center (TSRC) conducted performance tests on PROATEQ in a heat pump and an A/C unit an increase of 14.2% proven Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) field testing showed a 25% decrease in kWh consumption and an 11% decrease in KW demand Dr. John Willingham, Energy services supervisor

Southwest Research Institute conducted FALEX (lubricity/bearing) Test: increase from 610 lbs. base line to 1,581 lbs. with the addition PROATEQ
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National Institute of Standards and Technology


Test concluded that PROATEQ was responsible for a 73% to 95% increase in heat transfer. At a minimum PROATEQ delivers a 75% to 85% increase in lubricity to refrigeration oils. PROATEQ forms a thin monolayer on metallic surfaces; the net effect of which is to displace organic deposits while thermally conducting an increase in heat transfer. PROATEQ cleans systems that have suffered burnout.
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Risk Mitigation
Two key ways that we mitigate risks to our clients:

$1,000,000 Liability Policy from Georgetown Utilities manufacturer Ensateq and $500,000 Professional Liability Policy from Georgetown Utilities Georgetown Utilities guarantees to increase HVAC/R System capacity by a minimum of 10%; if unable to do so, will refund all money associated with that HVAC/R System
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Risk Mitigation
These two SLAs shield plausible risks to prospective

clients. Georgetown Utilities has essentially isolated the client from any plausible risk.
Our CSEE Solution has been marketed nation-wide for

ten years with not one damage claim filed against Georgetown Utilities or our manufacturer ENSATEQ.
PROATEQ is insured by the Colony Insurance

Company for $1 million per cooling system treated


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Client Risks & Investment Cost


By law, our CSEE Solution should NOT effect product warranty or service level agreement based on results from NIST Test and the Magnusson-Moss Consumer Product Warranty Act of 1992 Investment cost for our CSEE Solution is partially based on total HVAC ton treated and a number of other implementation factors.
Typical payback period is 12 operating months or less.
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Installation
Installed by experienced, licensed contractors familiar with your cooling systems

PROATEQ is introduced through existing connections on your current unit


Non-toxic and environmentally safe with no chlorinated

a-olefin or chlorinated paraffin (non-halogenated)


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Fort McPherson Army Base installation June 2005


Alex Lekov, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineer DOE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
G. C. Nichols, Electrical Technician Georgetown Utilities and Complete Power Solutions

Rick Parks, Ph.D. Mechanical / Thermal Engineer / Consultant Director of Field Implementations with Georgetown Utilities and Ensateq Siemens Implementation Technician (in dark blue shirt with cap) Siemens Building Automation Division Norcross, George

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Fort McPherson Army Base installation June 2005


Siemens Implementation Technician (in dark blue shirt with cap) Siemens Building Automation Division Norcross, George

Rick Parks, Ph.D. Mechanical/Thermal Engineer/Consultant Director of Field Implementations with Georgetown Utilities and Ensateq

Alex Lekov, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineer (face not shown holding duel gauges) DOE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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Fort McPherson Army Base installation June 2005

Luke Wyland (in hat) Energy Department at Fort McPherson Army Base

Alex Lekov, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineer DOE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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Fort McPherson Army Base installation June 2005

Luke Wyland (in hat) Energy Department at Fort McPherson Army Base

Alex Lekov, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineer DOE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Rick Parks, Ph.D. Mechanical/Thermal Engineer/Consultant Director of Field Implementations with Georgetown Utilities and Ensateq

G. C. Nichols, Electrical Technician Georgetown Utilities and Complete Power Solutions

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Fort McPherson Army Base installation June 2005

Alex Lekov, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineer DOE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Siemens Implementation Technician (in dark blue shirt with cap) Siemens Building Automation Division Norcross, George

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Fort McPherson Army Base installation June 2005


Siemens Implementation Technician (in dark blue shirt with cap) Siemens Building Automation Division Norcross, George

Alex Lekov, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineer DOE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Rick Parks, Ph.D. Mechanical / Thermal Engineer/Consultant Director of Field Implementations with Georgetown Utilities and Ensateq

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Lets Get Started


Assemble a list of make / model number / serial number/ age of your HVAC and refrigerant systems

Provide 12-months of electric bills to Georgetown Utilities


GUE will complete the cost benefit analysis (CBA) to provide an investment cost to treat your cooling systems
Most installations may occur within two to three weeks
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Contact:
DeVon George - Managing Member
& Energy Management Consultant 30428 Milford Road, Unit 103 New Hudson, MI 48165 DeVon@GeorgetownUtilities.com 248.425.8192

Reduce energy Save money Lower carbon emissions

Let us show you how!

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