East / Regional Reports

New Smardt Chiller Manufacturing Facility Opens in U.S.

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - Smardt Chiller Group announced that it has opened its first United States plant in Plattsburgh, N.Y., after reviewing several alternative sites.

Headquartered in Montreal and with operations there, in Singapore, Melbourne (Australia), and now Plattsburgh, Smardt Chiller Group produces high-efficiency chillers, offering a range of oil-free centrifugal chillers - water-cooled, air-cooled, and condenserless. Since its first installation in 2002, Smardt said it has commissioned over 1,900 high-efficiency centrifugal chillers across the world, from the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, to the Sydney Opera House, to Carnegie Hall in New York.

According to Smardt Chairman Roger Richmond-Smith, “Smardt’s core strength lies in our oil-free centrifugal technology, developed and perfected since 1992, which gives us a clear energy efficiency and ecological advantage over orthodox lubricated chillers. Our magnetic bearings and integral variable-speed drives increase reliability over lubricated machines and, with no oil system to maintain, total operating costs drop away rapidly. With rising energy prices and rapidly deepening concern for the environment and climate change, major global customers like Sears, Deutsche Bank, Hilton, and Sheraton are demanding lowest lifetime chiller costs - where we’re usually unbeatable,” he said.

“Securing Smardt Chiller Group in Plattsburgh is a huge win for the entire region,” said Empire State Development North Country Region Regional Director Peter Wohl. “This global company will not only bring needed jobs to the area, but will help grow the North Country’s economy.”

For more information, visit www.smardt.com.

Publication date: 11/01/2010

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 World Energy Engineering Congress

Scenes from the 2014 World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington, D.C.

Podcasts

NEWSMakers: Greenheck Mixed Flow Fan, Model EQB

Shane Dock, Application Engineer at Greenheck, will introduce you to Greenheck’s new EQB mixed flow fan. We’ll discuss what the features of the EQB’s innovative design, what kinds of applications can utilize the EQB, and why the EQB is an attractive inline choice for your customers’ projects.  Dock is currently focused on applications regarding inline fans, gravity ventilators, and electrical products. Posted March 4th.

Sponsor:



 

More Podcasts

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 03-02-15 cover

2015 March 2

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

HVAC Trends

The NEWS regularly reports on HVAC industry trends in our weekly issues. What trends do you see?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

2015.jpg
2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con