Johnson Controls has added ductless mini-split air conditioners and heat pumps to its York® Affinity™ Series and LX Series product lines to provide more heating and cooling options to homeowners and commercial building operators. These compact, energy-efficient units deliver cooling or heating to structures without installing air handlers and ductwork, providing a solution for buildings without ductwork or room for remodels.
A few circumstances in a data center make it ripe for a CHP design to boost efficiency. Let’s get into the options within both relevant chiller types, why payback may be shorter than expected, and the assorted potential benefits from lower costs to higher reliability. Some tips from an array of manufacturers’ reps round out this useful investigation.