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Potential energy savings using direct-drive variable speed fans

The project will focus on new ventilation fan technology, namely direct drive, variable speed, which is currently available in Australia and has the potential to reduce energy use in meat chicken sheds. Using available performance data from these fans, this project seeks to calculate potential energy savings associated with this style of fan using real world data.

Project date

31 May 2017-31 Jul 2018
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Principal investigator

Grant Brown

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Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Cross industry Essential oils Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Poultry Pulse grains

AgriFutures Australia

AgriFutures Australia proudly focuses on building a rich future for Australian agriculture. We live and work in the regions and …

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Cross industry Essential oils Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Poultry Pulse grains
  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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