Efficient heat recovery from industrial processes using heat pump
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The main aim of this thesis is to show the possibilities that heat pumps hold within the industrial sectors in high-temperature applications, easing their inclusion within this field.The developed case of study is a highly efficient heat recovery system for industrial applications using HP technology. This system is to be inserted into the Kyknos transformation implant, located in Savalia, Greece, a factory that uses fresh vegetables to produce all kinds of canned tomato products. It will estimate its performances, especially the reduction of primary energy consumption, within a broader analysis of the pollutants released and of its economic efficiency, by drawing a comparison with the same situation if the recovery system had not been used.