Chillers & Towers

Armstrong Fluid Technology: Chiller Plant Control Panel

December 23, 2013

Interfacing seamlessly with the existing building automation system (BAS), the Opti-Visor™ controls the key energy-using components of the chiller plant, providing the optimal operating settings for equipment such as water-cooled variable-flow chillers, compressors, cooling towers, and condenser water pumps. 


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Reliable Cooling Keeps Facilities in Good Health

Health Care Industry Facilities Gain Durability, Reliability, Cost Savings with Advanced Cooling Towers
December 9, 2013
Many facilities in the health care sector are particularly dependent on maintaining stable environments within various structures, where steady room temperature and humidity are critical factors.


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Baltimore Aircoil Co.: High-Efficiency Cooling Towers

November 18, 2013

Series 3000 cooling tower offers capacity increases of up to 16 percent, expanded selection flexibility, and the most reliable year-round operation. 


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Nov. 4, 2013: Tower Tech Wins District Cooling Award

Awards Ceremony Was Part of Climate Control Conference
November 4, 2013
Tower Tech Inc., a manufacturer of cooling towers, teamed with Energy International Corp. (EIC), a leading supplier of HVAC equipment to the Middle East, to win the Recognition Honors award for Manufacturer (Cooling Towers) at the first annual District Cooling Awards held at the Grand Hyatt in Doha, Qatar.


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Plastic Cooling Towers Aid Solar Cooling and Water Treatment Projects

Advanced Plastic Cooling Towers Help Ensure Reliability
August 19, 2013
The advantages of using high-density polyethylene (HDPE)-based “plastic” cooling towers have been well received in the commercial and industrial sectors of the United States. Now the technology is being introduced internationally, with installations at two notable projects in the Middle East.


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Variable-Speed Pumps Reduce Energy Use

Ultrasonic Flow Meters are Key to Controlling Energy Management
August 5, 2013
Hemant Mehta’s WMGroup must be doing something right because his team has been fine-tuning HVAC systems for the same major New Jersey pharmaceutical company since 1984. The latest improvement involved the upgrading of the chiller systems at the company’s 100-acre research and development campus.


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Outdated Factory Transformed into LEED-Certified School

Active Chilled Beams, Dedicated Outdoor Air Help Building Achieve LEED Gold Certification
August 5, 2013

Engineers and architects took the seemingly impossible task of recycling an outdated industrial factory into a LEED-Gold showcase of some of the HVAC industry’s most innovative equipment for Asheboro, N.C.-based Randolph Community College (RCC).


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ASHRAE Releases 'District Cooling Guide'

Book Gives Guidance on All Major Aspects of District Cooling Systems
July 29, 2013

A new book from ASHRAE, “District Cooling Guide,” provides design guidance for all major aspects of district cooling systems, including guidance on central chiller plants, chilled-water distribution systems, and consumer interconnection.


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Developers, Hotel Boost Sustainability with Water Treatment Technology

Silver Bullet’s Technology Reduces Water, Electricity, and Chemical Use in Buildings
July 22, 2013
A historic downtown hotel, the Willard InterContinental, and three top D.C. property developers and owners, joined with Silver Bullet, a water treatment company, to introduce a commercially available system that significantly increases building sustainability by cutting water, electricity, and chemical use in commercial buildings.


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May 22, 2013: Aggreko Introduces New Portable Cooling Tower Line

May 22, 2013
Aggreko, a leader in providing temporary power, temperature control, and oil-free compressed air services, has introduced a new line of portable cooling towers into its fleet. The units provide an additional option for companies needing a temporary cooling tower solution.


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