Proposal would phase out use of R-134a, R-410A, and R-407C in chillers
February 4, 2016
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) issued a joint letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in support of changing the status of certain refrigerants used in liquid chillers under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program effective Jan. 1, 2025.
The complete line now offers units from 165 to 1,000 tons
February 3, 2016
Johnson Controls announced it has expanded its magnetic-bearing centrifugal chiller line, the York YMC2, to 1,000 tons of cooling (3,500 kW). The larger cooling capacity units address the need for reduced sound, high efficiency, and low maintenance as well as featuring magnetic bearing and oil free technology.
Alternative to R-134a provides 56 percent lower GWP and comparable performance
January 27, 2016
Johnson Controls announced it is enhancing its HFC product lines to be fully compatible with the non-flammable, low-global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant Opteon™ XP10 (R-513A) manufactured by The Chemours Co. York centrifugal and screw chillers ranging from 125 to 6,000 tons (440 to 21,100 kW) are compatible with R-513A.
Daikin Applied has invested more than $1 billion in technology over the last 18 months. This commitment was on full display as the global manufacturer welcomed more than 1,100 individuals to its biennial customer appreciation event, Sept. 18-20, in Orlando, Florida.
Will provide a demonstration of how to comply with ASHRAE Standard 188
January 7, 2016
To aid building owners and operators in creating a Legionella water management plan to comply with ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2015 or New York laws, Matt Freije of HC Info is offering a webcast where he will configure a water management plan for a sample New York City office building.
Completion of sale expected during first half of 2016
December 25, 2015
SPX Corp. announced an agreement for the sale of its Dry Cooling business to Paharpur Cooling Towers Limited. The purchase price is estimated to be approximately $48 million, subject to adjustments for working capital at closing.
The condensate drain system is a unique component in the air conditioning system. It is an interface between the air-handler drain pan and the building plumbing system, for which no entity accepts responsibility. There is no approved or laboratory-tested-and-listed drain system.