Gas heaters: think of the carrots, not just the sticks

It’s tempting to think that the seemingly endless stream of EU directives, forcing us to use more expensive, energy efficient products, might come to an end when Brexit frees us from the shackles of Brussels bureaucracy. Not so. They took away our light bulbs, then it was our vacuum cleaners. [...]

2017-10-05T11:02:54+00:00Thursday 5th October 2017|Gas heaters|0 Comments

New Gitié range of trivalent gas-powered packaged chillers and heat pumps

Robur has launched a new range of trivalent gas-powered packaged chillers and heat pumps. The Gitié range has three models, with 2, 4 or 6-pipe configurations for cooling, heating and domestic hot water (DHW). The units serve a wide range of applications.  For example: cooling where there is a shortage [...]

Burning Gas to Cool Down!

It seems strange to think of burning gas to provide cooling, but in many cases it makes perfect sense. An absorption chiller utilises gas to heat an ammonia solution within a sealed refrigeration circuit. Heating causes the solution to dilute, a process which absorbs further heat, thus providing the cooling [...]

ESS & Robur take tips from Ferrari

Last month we took a group of UK consulting engineers to experience the best of Italian engineering design. We firstly visited the Robur offices and factory in Bergamo, then went to the famous Museo Ferrari, in Maranello, just outside Modena. Our Robur hosts presented the company and its technology, and [...]

2017-10-05T10:57:46+00:00Thursday 3rd July 2014|News|0 Comments

Einstein could solve UK power shortage

Little did he know, but when Albert Einstein invented and patented the Einstein Refrigerator in 1926, he may have been playing his part in helping the UK to overcome a potential energy crisis nearly a century later. Based on the principle of the vapour absorption refrigeration cycle, the patent was [...]

Welcome to the new blog from Robur Heat Pumps

Hello and welcome to Robur’s brand new blog where we will be bringing you relevant and interesting news and information about gas absorption heat pumps, gas heaters, chillers and air-conditioing in the UK. We’ll be blogging about GAHPs , gas absorption, gas powered pumps and gas heaters and will be [...]