The Carrier ChillerVu plant control system is able to control Carrier 19, 23, or 30 series chillers (air- or water-cooled) and includes full integration capabilities, allowing it to monitor and control other equipment in the chiller plant, including non-Carrier chillers.
Even as the economy has improved, some building owners and operators remain hesitant to make large capital expenditures to replace older chiller systems. In these cases, there are less expensive options available that can enable decision makers to achieve substantial efficiency upgrades by retrofitting their chillers.
When it comes to large commercial systems, cooling towers seem to receive less attention than other system components. Yet, cooling tower maintenance is vital to ensuring overall system efficiency and preventing downtime.
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.