Carrier’s newly expanded AquaEdge 19XR centrifugal chiller line is now commercially available up to 3,000 tons. The line, which was introduced in early 2014 to serve large buildings and process applications, is now available from 800 to 3,000 tons.
Carrier was recently provided with a $5.1 million Qualifying Advanced Energy Project tax credit to expand production at its Indianapolis facility to meet the demand for its high-efficiency gas furnace line.
Carrier introduced the latest release of its i-Vu® web-based BACnet® building automation system, which now offers full support for both Carrier Comfort Network® (CCN) and Carrier i-Vu Open (BACnet) systems.
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.