ModulAIR – air-cooled modules now available!

ModulAIR is a water chiller that brings robust serviceability and ASHRAE 90.1-2010 efficiency into a single compact package. Air-cooled chiller sizes are available in 5, 10, 15, 20, 30, and 40 tons. Each chiller can be used as a stand-alone

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Energy monitoring confirms- you need to have shell & tube condensers on your next chiller.

Considering a new chiller plant or chiller retrofit? Many modular water-chillers are focused on the lowest possible capital cost. This means cutting corners on parts that are critical to life span, maintenance, and long term energy efficiency of the chiller

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How your next chiller retrofit can save electricity and natural gas! Case Study

This apartment building located in Toronto, Canada had a reciprocating water-chiller original to the building – 1968! We conducted an energy audit to determine its performance and confirm the actual capacity of 80 tons.  In addition to saving electricity and

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HumidAIR, how the energy efficient dehumidifier works

HumidAIR is packaged unit designed to maintain humidity at acceptable levels in extreme environments such as swimming pools, aquatic centers, or industrial drying applications. This article takes a closer look at how the system works. Starting with unoccupied mode, hot humid return air

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The economics of heat recovery systems for water chillers

Likely one of the most popular HVAC systems found in high rise residential, commercial, and industrial buildings is a chilled water system for cooling and a hot water system for heating. These systems are thought as two separate entities that

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Heat exchangers commonly used for evaporators and condensers

The most common styles of evaporator and condenser heat exchanges used in Water Cooled DX and Water Chiller applications are Shell & Tube and Brazed plate. In the evaporator, refrigerant changes from the liquid to the gaseous state while removing

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Refrigeration as air-side heat recovery

Advancements in energy recovery technology have allowed for the drastic reduction in the amount of new heating energy required for ventilation air. Many forms of “passive” air-side energy recovery exist such as heat-pipes, enthalpy wheels, or air-to-air heat exchangers. While

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Introducing ModulAIR- a compact water chiller without compromise!

ModulAIR is a water cooled chiller that brings robust serviceability and ASHRAE 90.1-2010 efficiency into a single compact package. Chiller sizes are available in 8, 10, 12, 15, 21, 25, 41, 48 and 55 tons. Each chiller can be used

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