JAPAN: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ ETI-Z series chiller using low GWP refrigerant R1233zd has won a 2019 Environment Minister’s Award for Global Warming Prevention Activity from the Japanese Ministry of Environment.
This latest award, the third this year for the ETI-Z chiller, was presented in the Technological Development and Commercialisation category.
The ETI-Z series was launched in 2015 as Japan’s first centrifugal chillers adopting a low-GWP refrigerant. The ETI-Z series has a rated COP of 6.7 and IPLV of 11.2 – both readings rank among the highest levels in this class.
The Environment Minister’s awards are given to individuals or groups recognised as having made significant achievements in preventing global warming.