Some in the industry have described ASHRAE Standard 90.1 as a complex standard, yet chiller experts say the shift in the standard to a more holistic view of chiller efficiency is the right direction for the industry.
New Equipment is Designed with Comfort, Efficiency in Mind
May 4, 2015
The NEWS' annual issue has traditionally introduced the latest air conditioning units available for the upcoming summer season. The intent is to help contractors prepare for this busy period by doing the research that will help them to distinguish between brands.
The Silver Bullet Technology Helps Kill Harmful Bacteria, Remove Scale, and Control Corrosion
April 2, 2015
Siemens and Silver Bullet Water Treatment Co. have entered into an agreement that will help broaden Siemens’ offerings of non-hazardous chemical water treatment solutions. Specifically, customers will be able to lease the Silver Bullet technology to treat cooling tower water.
Adsorption Chillers Use Energy from Waste Heat, with Very Low Electricity Consumption
February 26, 2015
Power Partners Inc. (PPI) and Bry-Air Asia, headquartered in India, have signed a license agreement for Bry-Air Asia to manufacture and sell PPI’s ECO-MAX brand adsorption chillers in India and other markets. This agreement enables Bry-Air Asia to further expand its product portfolio to include closed-loop adsorption products.
To figure out which efficiency improvements make the most sense, owners usually turn to HVAC professionals to conduct comprehensive energy audits, which are used to thoroughly evaluate existing mechanical systems. While energy audits have traditionally occurred on-site, some firms are offering virtual energy audits.
Provides the Foundation for a Chiller Maintenance Action Plan
February 11, 2015
Optimum Energy has introduced OptiCx™ Chiller Diagnostics, a tool providing transparency into chiller operations through monthly status reports. Chiller Diagnostics provides a scorecard in red-yellow-green format that forms the foundation for a chiller maintenance action plan.
Energy Conservation and High Level of Cooling Are Primary Factors Driving Demand
January 26, 2015
The global market for absorption chillers is projected to reach $983 million by 2020, driven by stringent environmental protection norms and rising demand for energy efficient cooling systems, according to new report by Global Industry Analysts Inc.