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Heat Recovery can help you save 96% of your energy

Heat Recovery capability from HPC rotary screw compressor systems converts 100% of drawn electrical energy into heat - Up to 96% of this energy can be recovered.

The fully-enclosed design of modern rotary screw compressors makes them well suited to the heat recovery process.  Both fluid injected and oil free compressors can be used.

Advantages of our heat recovering technology include:

• Reduced Energy Costs:
Energy costs can account for up to 80% of life-cycle costs over the lifetime of a compressor; by recovering heat, these costs can be significantly reduced

• Reduce CO2 Footprint:
Lower the CO2 emissions of your organisation by using it more efficiently



Hot Air Utilisation

Up to 96% of your HPC compressor's exhaust heat can be used as hot air for space or process heating. 

This is just one example but there are many more benefits you can tap into for your company.  Huge savings can be achieved using hot air heat recovering compared to fuel, oil or natural gas.

The AEP team have the ability to help you calculate the potential usable heating energy volume of your rotary screw compressor.  Get in touch with our team by calling 01404 548 000 or e-mail us and we will contact you.

Heating Service & Process Water

Using recyclable heat from the compressor, heat recovery systems can heat water to 70 °C (higher temperatures possible upon request). You can recover up to 76 % of the heat energy. The heated water can then be used in production, in your heating system or as service water.

PTG Plate Heat Exchanger System

Rotary screw compressors from the SM Series (from 5.5kW) upwards can be equipped with PTG systems.  Depending on the size of the compressor system, the PTG heat exchanger is either integrated within the unit or is installed externally.

Applications of PTG systems:

  • Feeding central heating systems
  • Laundry facilities
  • Galvanising
  • General process heat
  • Washing water in the food industry
  • Swimming pool heating
  • Hot water for showers and washrooms

Tube Type Heat Exchanger

In water-cooled systems, integrated plate or tube-type heat exchangers are available, depending on the available water quality.  Our compressed air specialists can advise you about which design is right for your particular application.

To learn more about the huge savings that can be achieved using water heating compared to fuel oil or natural gas, please refer to the AEP Heat Recovery brochure which covers the subject in greater detail.

If you would like the AEP team to help you calculate how much of your energy costs may be recovered, we would be delighted to speak to you.


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If you have an enquiry regarding our Compressor Servicing, feel free to get in touch with a member of the AEP team.

Send your enquiry by e-mail, submit your enquiry online or call our customer support team on +44 (0)1404 548 000.