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Copeland opens controls R&D lab in Italy

USA/ITALY: Copeland has opened a new innovation lab at its Copeland Controls srl site in Belluno, Italy.

The facility of over 10,000ft2 (>929m2) is focused on the research and development of Copeland HVACR controls products.

It includes several state-of-the-art rooms for research and development, including an innovation lab to test new equipment, a market lab with real application testing in supermarket and convenience store conditions, a climatic chamber to test equipment in a range of temperature conditions, an external machine area to house the equipment for the market lab and test in real-life applications and a hospitality area for customer engagement and training.

The facility will also allow the team in Belluno to anticipate worldwide market needs by developing future-forward sustainable solutions. 

The lab itself is zero impact, being self-powered by a PV system, with its built-in electronic solutions and advanced algorithms ensuring high-energy savings.

Copeland Controls srl was established in 1995 and employs more than 200 people.

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