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York 1233zd chiller is a top AHR product

USA: Johnson Controls’ York YZ chiller, using low GWP refrigerant R1233zd is a finalist in the AHR Expo Product of the Year Award.

The YZ chiller is one of the Innovation Award winners from 10 different categories selected from exhibitors at the forthcoming AHR Expo in Atlanta. The winners of each AHR Expo Innovation Award were selected by a panel of third-party ASHRAE member judges who evaluated each award entry based on its innovative design, creativity, application, value and market impact.

The winners will be featured at the Show in Atlanta in January 2019 and one will be selected during the show as Product of the Year.

The York YZ magnetic bearing centrifugal chiller was chosen as the winner in the Cooling category, while Emerson’s Copeland Scroll compressor  was top in the Refrigeration category.

The winners included:

Building Automation: Automated Logic Corporation for OptiFlex, a software-based integration platform for data monitoring across diverse building systems

Cooling: Johnson Controls for York YZ magnetic bearing centrifugal chiller

Green Building: EnVerid Systems for HVAC Load Reduction module 1000E-M, an indoor air scrubber module designed to lower energy wastage from HVAC systems

Indoor Air Quality: CPS Products for IAQ SmartAir, a smart tool used for identifying, diagnosing and solving IAQ issues

Refrigeration: Emerson for Copeland Scroll fractional-horsepower, low-temperature compressors

Tools & Instruments: Dwyer Instruments for its Series 490W wireless hydronic balancing kit

Ventilation: Energy Wall  for its U-ERV energy recovery ventilator.

Related stories:

York chiller heralds adoption of R1233zd3 January 2018
USA: Johnson Controls’ new York YZ centrifugal chiller is said to be the first such machine designed specifically for use with low GWP refrigerant R1233zd and using magnetic bearing technology. Read more…

Registration opens for AHR Expo Atlanta22 June 2018
USA: Registration is now open for the 2019 AHR Expo, which returns to Atlanta in January for the first time since 2001. Read more…

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