Aircraft cooloing/heating solution


Project Skills

  • business & concepts
  • design & art
  • engineering
  • environment
  • healthcare

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The brief

Pro Ref is a company which manufactures refrigeration units and heat pumps. The company is also dealer for the stand system Big Foot. We strive to be a leader in the refrigeration market, ranging from manufacturing, importing and selling qualitative products to the development of customized solutions.

The background

Aircrafts today uses a portable system to heat the aircraft cabin under preflight, whilst the aircraft is stationed on the ground with the motor system turned off. This portable heating system uses a lot of energy which have a negative effect on the environment. Airports today are environmentally exposed and every part that can be improved is positive. An essay from student 2014 has been done, it received a positive response from the airports that were interviewed The problem

The problem

Develop and design a heating solution for the aircrafts. Which can be used both for heating and cooling. The solution should be easy for the staff to handle and have a good design.