PIRANHA SERIES

All-In-One Heat Pump for Wastewater Heat Recovery & Rejection/Cooling

The PIRANHA Series is a packaged heat pump water heater that uses wastewater as the thermal energy source for domestic hot water heating.

The PIRANHA HC Series adds the ability to provide simultaneous cooling.

Read the EPRI Case Study performed at Seven35 that proves it!

Why PIRANHA?

  • Intelligently recover/reject heat energy using wastewater to greatly reduce new power generation & CO2 emissions
  • Consistent year-round performance
  • Compact, small footprint heat pump powerhouse
  • Reduce cooling costs by ejecting unwanted heat into wastewater (HC only)
  • Fully automated
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Best For medium-SIZED Heat Transfer Applications

Micro-Breweries & Distilleries
50-350 unit Apartments/Condos
Hospitality & Laundry
Community Activity Centers
Senior/Student Housing
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Key Features

  • All-in-one unit, includes custom heat exchanger inside
  • Simultaneous Heating + Cooling (HC model)
  • Multiple units can be installed in parallel to increase throughput
  • Remotely monitored & managed
  • Quiet operation
  • Odor-free
  • Optimized for multi-family residential & commercial applications
PIRANHA T5 PIRANHA T10 PIRANHA T15 PIRANHA T5 HC PIRANHA T10 HC PIRANHA T15 HC
Type of Process Batch flow
Water heating YES
Water cooling NO
Space cooling NO YES
Design wastewater flowrate 100 GPM
6.3 L/s
Minimum recommended wastewater storage (1) 750 gal 1 500 gal 2 250 gal 750 gal 1 500 gal 2 250 gal
Wastewater supply rate 100 GPM
6.4 L/s
Design domestic water flowrate 12 GPM 24 GPM 36 GPM 12 GPM 24 GPM 36 GPM
0.76 L/s 1.5 L/s 2.3 L/s 0.76 L/s 1.5 L/s 2.3 L/s
Design space cooling source flowrate n/a n/a n/a 9.6 GPM 19.2 GPM 28.8 GPM
0.6 L/s 1.21 L/s 1.82 L/s
Design heating capacity 60 000 BTU/h 120 000 BTU/h 180 000 BTU/h 60 000 BTU/h 120 000 BTU/h 180 000 BTU/h
17.5 kW 35 kW 52.5 kW 17.5 kW 35 kW 52.5 kW
Design cooling capacity n/a n/a n/a 48 000 BTU/h 96 000 BTU/h 144 000 BTU/h
14 kW 28 kW 42 kW
Cabinet weight (empty) 1 190 lbs 1 950 lbs 3 042 lbs 1 290 lbs 2 050 lbs 3 142 lbs
540 kg 885 kg 1 380 kg 585 kg 930 kg 1 425 kg
Cabinet weight (full) 2 525 lbs 4 929 lbs 8 223 lbs 2 625 lbs 5 029 lbs 8 323 lbs
1 145 kg 2 236 kg 3 730 kg 1 190 kg 2 281 kg 3 775 kg
Condenser pressure drop 0.97 psi 1.54 psi 1.14 psi 0.97 psi 0.54 psi 1.14 psi
Max condenser operating pressure 435 psi
Power requirement (not incl. wastewater lift pump) 230 V/3 PH/60 Hz RLA 25 A 230 V/3 PH/60 Hz RLA 50 A - 230 V/3 PH/60 Hz RLA 25 A 230 V/3 PH/60 Hz RLA 50 A -
- 460 V/3 PH/60 Hz RLA 24 A 460 V/3 PH/60 Hz RLA 36 A - 460 V/3 PH/60 Hz RLA 24 A 460 V/3 PH/60 Hz RLA 36 A
Refrigerant type R-513a
PIRANHA T5 PIRANHA T10 PIRANHA T15 PIRANHA T5 HC PIRANHA T10 HC PIRANHA T15 HC
Refrigerant quantity 7 lbs 12 lbs 17.5 lbs 9 lbs 14.5 lbs 20 lbs
Agitator YES
Access hatches 1
Main component PIRANHA unit
Optional features - Metering package - Mid-grade or below-grade pump package - Constant Temperature Output
Auxiliary components (supplied by others) - Wastewater holding tank - Primary wastewater supply pump - Circulation pumps - DHW Pre-heat tank(s)

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