The DryFiciency project started in September 2016 with a consortium kickoff event in Vienna and is scheduled to run 48 months till August 2020. The main tasks performed and results achieved within the first 18 months are described, on plant, unit and component level.
“DryFiciency is offering a competitive advantage through demonstrating best available heat pump technology to recover latent energy from moist air flows. It´s what the industry needs.”
Dirk Saldsieder, Head of R&D and Process Technology at Wienerberger AG
“With DryFiciency project, we aim for 60-80% energy reduction in our drying operations. This a very ‘hot topic’ and an important step in our journey towards becoming 100% fossil fuel-free operation by 2040. Indeed, DryFiciency is an exciting project with a lot of potentials!”
Ingeborg Peters , Global Petcare Technology Development Manager at Mars GmbH