SPX Cooling Technologies announced an expansion of its Marley MD line of factory-assembled counterflow cooling towers. The company says the towers require less plan area and offer greater site placement flexibility. New to the MD line is model 5017, a 12-ft by 14-ft box size offering 324 to 554 nominal tons of cooling per cell.
LG Electronics USA introduced its single-phase VRF 5-ton heat recovery system for the U.S. market as part of the company’s expanded line-up of energy-efficient LG Multi V S outdoor units. Ideal residential and light commercial installations, the LG Multi V S lineup now includes 2-ton heat pump and 5-ton heat recovery models designed to provide simultaneous heating and cooling even in extreme weather.
SPX Cooling Technologies launched the new Marley NC Everest Cooling Tower, a pre-assembled, crossflow evaporative cooling system that offers a viable alternative to field-erected towers. The company claims the design and field assembly process for the cooling tower reduces on-site labor and work duration for a safer work environment. NC Everest provides more site placement options and typically uses up to 10% less plan area than field-erected towers.
Carrier has introduced a new Performance Series ductless multi-zone heat pump lineup. The company says this new line will offer increased flexibility, greater energy efficiency, and improved operation compared to the previous mid-tier lineup.
CoolIT Systems Inc. has expanded its Rack DCLC™ product line with the release of the new CHx80 Heat Exchange Module (CHx80). This next generation liquid-to-liquid heat exchanger provides cooling capacity with N+1 reliability to manage challenging, high density HPC racks.
SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc. has introduced the Recold Vector™ Adiabatic Cooling System, for halocarbon refrigerant condensing or CO2 gas cooling applications in supermarket refrigeration systems. According to the company, the Recold Vector provides lower energy usage and a smaller footprint than an air-cooled condenser and up to 60% or more reduction in site water usage compared to an evaporative condenser. Designed as a once-through system, the Recold Vector Adiabatic Cooling System minimizes water treatment requirements.
DriSteem has developed a new wetted media system with five patent-pending technologies. The DriSteem Wetted Media System provides evaporative cooling and humidification for a wide variety of applications while taking advantage of the free cooling and energy savings.
The YORK brand of Johnson Controls has launched the YORK YK-EP “Efficiency Plus” water-cooled centrifugal chiller. The chiller achieves 5% capacity and efficiency improvements over the previous model. It utilizes a patent-pending mechanical compression economizer cycle to boost performance over conventional chiller platforms.
Rittal Corporation has introduced a new refrigerant-based rack and row cooling solution, known as LCP DX, for heat removal of critical IT components. The DX line is available in two models, as a Rack or In-line solution, and is ideal for small- to medium-sized data centers or computer rooms that need an efficient and cost-effective way to remove heat from IT equipment without the use of water or glycol.
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