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Wasserkabel heating and cooling technology production plant to open in Ventspils

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUCreation of German Wasserkabel Baltic production plant has been concluded at Ventspils High Technologies Park. There it is planned to manufacture the first energy-efficient, environmentally friendly and durable heating and air-cooling systems in Latvia and Baltic States, company representatives promise.

The new project involves the production of low temperature heating and cooling system components. The system’s function is based on the principle of heat radiation and absorption using high quality polypropylene water capillary system that can be installed on the ceiling, wall or floor. This can help reduce construction costs and increase the number of floors in a building, reducing the area necessary for technical communications on each floor and securing excellent level of comfort, the company explains about the project.

The total area of the production plant is close to 1,400 m2. By 2018, Wasserkabel Baltic plans to have created at least 15 new jobs. The company has already invested around EUR 1.7 million in procurement of machineries and turnover funds.

«We are happy that the project launched several years ago has reached the stage when society can see its worth. Although this innovative heating system is a new thing in Baltics, it is widely used in Western Europe and North America. It was even used in Vancouver Olympic village. The heating system is currently being used in more than 3,000 buildings across the world,» says Wasserkabel Baltic board member Hans-Eberhard Schmidt.

Polypropylene capillary tubes are used for heating and cooling systems. This helps save up to 80% of energy when compared with other technologies. Capillary tubes situated close to one another create a large heat exchange area, creating an appropriate room climate more quickly and with lower energy consumption, Wasserkabel Baltic board member explains the situation.

Continuing on the advantages of the heating system, he continues: «One important aspect is the system’s installation system. The plates can be easily installed and covered with plasterboard or decorative panels. In addition, the system can be used openly in industrial and commercial objects. Neither limestone nor rust gathers in the tubes, which allows material durability to reach at least 5 year. This reduces heating and cooling system maintenance costs.»

The official opening of the production plant is planned for 26 May, BNN was told by the company.

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