Johnson Controls introduces High efficiency chillers with refrigerant alternative R-513A.

October 17, 2016

Offering YORK YVWA water-cooled screw chiller and the YORK YMC2 magnetic bearing water-cooled centrifugal chiller that use the refrigerant alternative R-513A from Johnson Controls is Chemours’ Opteon XP10 which is non-flammable and (A1) azeotropic. Provides lower GWP by 56% and reduces CO2 emissions and works with a broad range from 433 to 1,055 kW (120 to 1,000 tons) for water-cooled applications.
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Air-Cooled Scroll Chillers are rated from 55-200 tons.

September 28, 2016

Offering full- and part-load efficiencies that meet or exceed ASHRAE standards, Quantech™ QTC3 Chillers are available with options such as variable speed drive condenser fans and integral pump packages. Units are equipped with 2 independent circuits for partial redundancy, brazed plate heat exchanger, microchannel condenser, and native building automation system communications, including BACnet®, Modbus, and N2. Operating from 0–125°F, chillers offer LEED® credit earning potential. Read More


Screw Chiller features variable speed drive compressor.

September 21, 2016

Available in nominal sizes 150–450 yielding over 600 TR (2110 kW), AHRI-certified YORK YVFA Screw Chiller features air-to-liquid free-cooling coils that eliminate need for mechanical cooling when ambient conditions allow. Intelligent controls optimize energy use, constantly evaluating conditions and controlling bypass valves to reduce pump energy when free cooling is not available. For critical processes, Quick Start feature achieves full load after power loss in 4 minutes or less. Read More

HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mechanical Refrigeration System provides subambient control.

April 4, 2016

ACS-2 Air Chiller System provides subambient temperature control for mechanical and rheological testing. Paired with Q800 DMA, Discovery Hybrid Rheometer, ARES-G2 Rheometer, or RSA-G2 Solids Analyzer, unit provides reliable temperature control as low as -55°C without use of liquid nitrogen. System can also be used to decrease cool-down time between experiments; typical reduction of total test time is >20%, which consequently increases laboratory throughput. Read More

HVAC, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Green & Clean

Water-Cooled Centrifugal Chiller has energy-saving design.

March 11, 2016

Along with 2,500–3,500 ton capacity, YORK YK-EP (Efficiency Plus) features mechanical compression economizer cycle that optimizes performance. Energy conservation is fostered by YORK OptiSpeed™ variable speed drive, which accepts medium or high voltage power, as well as ability to operate with 50°F low entering condenser water temperature (ECWT). Further energy savings can be realized via series-counter flow arrangement, which reduces compressor work needed on each chiller. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, HVAC, Material Handling & Storage

Air Products to Highlight Freezing and Chilling Solutions for Seafood Processors at Seafood Expo North America

March 4, 2016

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., – Air Products (NYSE: APD) will highlight its portfolio of Freshline® freezing and chilling solutions, which can help seafood processors improve production rates and capacities, improve yields, and produce quality products at lower costs, at this year's Seafood Expo North America in Boston from March 6-8. As a leader in cryogenic technology applications, Air... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electrical Equipment & Systems, HVAC, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Green & Clean

Johnson Controls, Arkansas State University Sign $15 Million Energy Performance Contract

March 1, 2016

Recent energy legislation enhances Arkansas Energy Performance Contracting program MILWAUKEE – Johnson Controls and Arkansas State University have signed a $15 million energy performance contract that will dramatically advance the university’s sustainability initiatives, including improvements to lighting, water conservation, waste management, energy management, HVAC and utility... Read More

HVAC, Green & Clean

Magnetic-Bearing Centrifugal Chiller has energy-efficient design.

February 11, 2016

Offering up to 1,000 tons of cooling (3,500 kW), YORK® YMC(2) uses magnetic levitation technology in driveline to spin without friction. Magnetic-bearing technology eliminates need for traditional lubrication systems and results in sound levels as low as 70 dBA. Standard variable speed drive and low entering condenser water temperature (down to 2.2°C) promote energy efficiency. Units achieve values as low as 0.175 kW/ton at full capacity and <0.1 kW/ton at partial load. Read More


Airgas to Exhibit at the International Production and Processing Expo 2016

January 25, 2016

RADNOR, PA – Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), one of the nation's leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, today announced that its Food and Beverage group will attend and exhibit at the International Production Processing Expo (IPPE) 2016 (Booth #B5759). As the largest annual trade show for the poultry, meat, and feed industries, IPPE will include more than 1,250... Read More


Magnetic-Bearing Chillers provide 1,000 tons of cooling.

January 25, 2016

Ranging from 580–3,500 kW, YORK YMC² Centrifugal Chillers utilize magnetic levitation technology in driveline to spin without friction, minimizing sound levels as low as 70 dBA for quiet operation. Units also have standard variable speed drive to maximize efficiency. Utilizing low entering condenser water temperatures, chillers are capable of achieving values below 0.1 kW/ton at  part load. Oil-free design delivers reliable operation and low maintenance. Read More


Liquid Chillers include water fittings in front and back.

January 8, 2016

Whether Models RLC-900 and RLC-1800 are mounted internally or externally, user can access water inlet and outlet hoses from either end of chiller. Rack mounted units include Pulse Width Modulating controller with fan speed control that enables chillers to slow fan automatically, minimizing noise as units reach set point. Additional features include USB communications port and 4 independent PID settings for different temperature ranges. Read More


Portable Air Chiller features 32 gallon water tank.

December 11, 2015

Combining fan and dry mist technology, Model EPF-AC-30 cools Class 1 Division 1 work areas that do not have access to traditional air conditioning. Explosion proof unit has 34 gallon water tank and 2 separate water filters to cool work environment 20–30° for up to 8 hours. System will automatically shut off once water reservoir is empty. Measuring 66 x 36 x 39 in., Model EPF-AC-30 can reach evaporation zone of 5–10 ft and is powered by 20 ft cord terminated in explosion proof plug. Read More

HVAC, Green & Clean

Westfield Culver City Shopping Mall Expects to Generate Significant Cost Savings While Increasing Sustainability

September 29, 2015

Westfield Culver City shopping mall in Culver City, Calif., recently completed infrastructure upgrades anticipated to save $207,000 in annual energy costs and to garner more than $192,000 in rebate incentives from Southern California Edison. Westfield converted to an energy-saving chilled water system that incorporates ice storage to shift energy consumption from high-cost peak hours,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services, Green & Clean

Johnson Controls Showcases Award-winning Gas Turbine Inlet Air Cooling Solutions to Optimize Power Plant Performance

September 10, 2015

YCP-2020 wins Innovative Power Technology of the Year award BANGKOK, – Johnson Controls unveiled its range of Gas Turbine Inlet Air Cooling (GTIAC) solutions at Power Gen Asia - marking the first time a chiller manufacturer will offer complete, packaged and pre-packaged GTIAC solutions. GTIAC is widely recognized as the most effective method to increase power output of gas turbine driven... Read More

HVAC, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

YORK YD Model "C" Dual Compressor Centrifugal Chiller from Johnson Controls Now available with Optispeed Variable Speed Drive

August 3, 2015

MILWAUKEE — 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 tons (5,300 – 21,000 kW). The addition of a unit-mounted low voltage or floor-mounted medium range VSD optimizes the chiller and improves its already outstanding part-load efficiency by as much... Read More


Magnetic-Bearing Centrifugal Chillers include low-capacity units.

July 29, 2015

Available in low-range capacity versions extending to 165 tons, YORK magnetic-bearing centrifugal chillers (YMC2) are designed for efficiency with integrated part load value (IPLV) as low as 0.304 kW/ton at AHRI conditions. Sustainability is supported via use of R-134a refrigerant, and noise due to operation never exceeds 73 dBA. Additionally, flexible operation enables chiller to adapt to system condition changes of each facility and exceed cooling needs. Read More

HVAC, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Johnson Controls Helps Stanford University Drastically Reduce Water and Energy Use in New Central Plant

June 19, 2015

MILWAUKEE — Stanford University cut its water use by 15 percent and is projected to save $420 million in operational costs thanks to a new central energy facility (CEF) developed with help from Johnson Controls. The new plant helps Stanford make substantial progress to meet California's statewide goal to reduce water use by 25 percent. The plant operates efficiently in any weather... Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Test & Measuring Instruments, Thermal & Heating Equipment

HPLC Column Temperature Controller features 5-program memory.

June 3, 2015

Designed to hold columns up to 30 cm long by ¼ or 3/8 in. diameter in mounting clips, EchoTherm™ Model CO50 features temperature range of 4.0–100.0°C, readable and settable to 0.1°C. Programmable chiller/heater uses PID control software to regulate temperature to ±0.2°C, and has Stable Temperature LED that illuminates when target temperature is stable to within ±0.2°C. Offering 5-program memory of 10 steps per program, Peltier-based CO50 can repeat any program from 1–99 times automatically. Read More

HVAC, Green & Clean

Bry-Air Launches Adsorption Chillers - Energysmart Cooling Using Waste Heat

May 20, 2015

GURGAON, India — Bry-Air (Asia), today announced the launched of its Adsorption Chiller (range: 35 to 1180 kW). The Bry-Air Adsorption Chiller is based on an innovative green technology, and is the first of its kind in India, and will be manufactured in India under license from Power Partners, Inc., USA. The Bry-Air Adsorption Chiller provides Energysmart Cooling using Waste Heat; it is the... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Cleaning Products & Equipment, HVAC, Services

Sioux Corporation Quality Management System Becomes ISO Certified

April 27, 2015

Sioux Corporation is proud to announce their Quality Management System is now certified to ISO 9001:2008 standards. Quality and reliability are hallmarks of Sioux equipment, and Sioux began implementing changes to meet ISO standards in early 2014. The certified Quality Management System includes logging any nonconformance or customer concern with weekly management team review of these logs.... Read More