Last edited 12 Jul 2021

Refrigerating system

The 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), published by the International Code Council (ICC) defines a refrigerating system as: ‘A combination of interconnected parts forming a closed circuit in which refrigerant is circulated for the purpose of extracting, then rejecting, heat. A direct refrigerating system is one in which the evaporator or condenser of the refrigerating system is in direct contact with the air or other substances to be cooled or heated. An indirect refrigerating system is one in which a secondary coolant cooled or heated by the refrigerating system is circulated to the air or other substance to be cooled or heated.’

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