Research supported by the Energy Department’s Building Technologies Office that led to a major breakthrough in refrigeration systems’ efficiency is now being carried by a major U.S. refrigerant wholesaler. Marketed as Solstice N40, the new refrigerant also was named an R&D 100 Award Finalist in 2015. Solstice N40 is expected to yield big savings for supermarkets nationwide and greatly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Partnered with Shell Global Solutions, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has developed ionic liquids (salts in a liquid state at ambient temperatures) that can be used as friction and wear reduction additives for lubricating oils.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – EM's demolition of the K-31 Building at Oak Ridge’s East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) began Wednesday, marking the removal of the fourth of five gaseous diffusion buildings at the former uranium enrichment site.