Next step is to move the technology out of the lab and into the hands of development partners
July 13, 2016
Torad Engineering LLC presented test results at the Purdue Conferences for its 40-ton spool compressor prototype designed specifically for next-generation, ultra-low global warming potential (GWP), medium-pressure refrigerants.
Danfoss DSH scroll compressors with Intermediate Discharge Valves (IDVs) are designed for the next generation of rooftop units and chillers by saving energy and improving system part-load efficiency, enabling systems to meet energy regulations and standards with minimal redesign or retrofit costs.
Danfoss recently broke ground on new state-of-the-art laboratory
January 22, 2016
Danfoss welcomed U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham (D-Florida) to its facility in Tallahassee, Florida. The meeting included a tour of the factory where Danfoss Turbocor Compressors are engineered and produced, emphasizing the importance of the advancement of energy-efficient technologies and the impact on the industry and economy.
Dr. Joost Brasz, aero thermal manager, Danfoss Turbocor Compressors, passed away Sept. 2 at the age of 70. Dr. Brasz was recognized by the HVAC industry and the academic community as a leader and expert aerodynamic engineer in turbomachinery and centrifugal compressor technology.
Schaufler took charge of Bitzer in 1979 and gave the company an international focus
August 19, 2015
Senator h. c. Peter Schaufler, CEO and owner of Bitzer, has passed away at the age of 74. Schaufler managed Bitzer for 36 years and turned the company into the world’s largest independent manufacturer of refrigeration compressors.
‘Advanced Linear Refrigerant Compressor’ Has a Variety of Applications
October 6, 2014
Ray McKenzie and Mac Chaney of Dothan and Madison, Alabama, have developed a new compressor that they claim has the potential to revolutionize the HVAC and refrigeration industries. The unit is said to be up to 50 percent more efficient than conventional equipment, and is also small, lightweight, and quiet.
Publication Designed to Help Contractors Sell and Service High Efficiency Systems
September 12, 2014
Emerson Climate Technologies Inc. has announced the release of a new eBook to provide helpful information to HVAC contractors and facility managers on the value and impact of compressor modulation. The publication is titled “Understanding Compressor Modulation in Air Conditioning Applications.”
Variable-Speed, Oil-Free Centrifugal Compressor with Magnetic Bearings Saves Energy
August 25, 2014
The U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Green Proving Ground (GPG) program recently evaluated the effect of new, high-efficiency chiller technology on rising energy consumption and costs for space cooling in office buildings by assessing a variable-speed, oil-free centrifugal chiller with magnetic bearings.