Demonstration unit is being showcased until Aug. 22, 2015
August 17, 2015
Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is presenting an air-cooled demonstration chiller using the new next-generation, low-global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant DR-55 at the International Institute of Refrigeration’s (IIR’s) International Congress of Refrigeration.
Dolphin WaterCare will continue commercial operation as an independent entity
August 10, 2015
Clearwater Systems announced it has completed the sale of its Dolphin WaterCare business to Evapco Inc. Dolphin WaterCare provides an environmentally-friendly alternative to chemical water treatment for evaporative cooling and refrigeration systems.
A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in New York City in the South Bronx has now sickened at least 108 people and 10 people have died from the illness. Health officials said it is the largest known outbreak in New York City.
York YD model “C” dual compressor centrifugal chillers from Johnson Controls are now available with Optispeed variable-speed drives (VSD) and an expanded capacity range of 1,500–6,000 ton (5,300–21,000 kW).
The products are designed to provide both scale and corrosion control
August 3, 2015
U.S. Water has launched PhosZero™ with E-FeX™ Technology, a new sustainable chemistry for cooling tower water treatment. The company said the new technology provides a blend of ingredients that replaces the most common uses of phosphorus in cooling water applications.
XL Catlin and Financial Risk Solutions Inc. have entered an exclusive underwriting agreement to offer Chill-Pro® contractual liability insurance coverage for HVAC contractors in the U.S. Chill-Pro is a national insurance program that provides service agreement coverage for chillers.
The Magnitude® magnetic bearing centrifugal chillers from Daikin Applied not only reduce maintenance requirements and offer increased efficiencies, according to one Dealer Design Awards judge, but they also feature nearly nonexistent compressor vibration and top-tier customer support.
Europe is the biggest market for cooling towers; Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing
July 6, 2015
The global cooling towers market is forecast to reach a value of $3.25 billion by 2020, representing an annualized growth rate of 4.9 percent from 2015 to 2020, according to a new report published by MarketsandMarkets.
Chillers provide high performance in a compact size
July 1, 2015
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) has developed a new series of centrifugal chillers, called the ETI-Z Series, that use a new low-global warming potential (low-GWP) refrigerant, HFO-1233zd(E). The various models in the new series will be progressively launched starting this September.