Laboratory service

Testing of thermal equipment and systems

Ensayos de equipos y sistemas térmicos

This service covers the development, testing, assessment and optimisation of existing and emerging thermal equipment-systems.

It encompasses the use of heat for electricity generation, residual heat recovery, storage of thermal energy and smart energy management.

Thermal Systems

We develop, test, assess and optimise thermal systems:

  • Chillers
  • Heat pumps (water-water, air-water, air-air)
  • Air conditioning
  • Air handling units
  • Absorption heat transformers/chillers
  • Dehumidifiers and desiccant systems
  • ORC (Organic Rankine Cycle)
  • Fluids (absorbents, synthetic and natural low GWP coolants) and components (compressors, pumps, control valves)

Passive equipment

We design, develop and test passive equipment:

  • Heat exchangers
  • Heat recovery units
  • Heat storage systems
  • Economisers


We analyse the efficiency of combined technologies, hybrid systems and smart control systems:

  • Heat Pumps
  • ORC
  • Heat storage.
  • Solar thermal energy
  • Biomass boilers
  • AHU
  • Heat recovery
  • Photovoltaic
  • Chillers
  • Smart control
  • Absorption systems


We carry out the following tests at our facilities:

  • Energy efficiency performance of thermal equipment and systems
  • Dynamic tests emulating specific thermal loads for different applications
  • Durability and failure test
  • Tests using different coolants
  • On-site testing of thermal performance of equipment and facilities and advanced commissioning.
  • Thermal simulation and experimental validation

Aimed at:

  • Manufacturers of thermal equipment and systems
  • Installation engineering
Catálogo de Laboratorio de sistemas térmicos y eficiencia energética

Thermal systems and energy efficiency laboratory brochure (Spanish)

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