Carrier RTU Open Controller Now Available for 48/50LC WeatherExpert™ 6- to 23-Ton Units

Jan 21, 2014

SYRACUSE, N.Y.

Carrier has released its RTU Open multi-protocol network controller for the 48/50LC WeatherExpert™ 6- to 23-ton rooftop models, making the entire lineup of WeatherExpert 3- to 23-ton units now available with this factory-installed option. Carrier, the world’s leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

Carrier’s RTU Open controller is a factory-certified, tested and integrated controller that continuously monitors and operates the packaged rooftop unit to help optimize efficiency and comfort control while providing superior reliability.

This advanced controller also features a sophisticated, field-tested control algorithm that helps provide optimum performance and energy efficiency. The RTU Open controller features plug-and-play connectivity to the Carrier i-Vu System, is capable of stand-alone operation for added flexibility and can be integrated with any building automation system utilizing the BACnet, Modbus, Johnson N2 or LonWorks protocols. 

“The RTU Open controller for 48/50LC WeatherExpert units from 3 to 23 tons will allow customers to more fully enjoy all the features and benefits of the energy-efficient WeatherExpert line,” said Greg Alcorn, vice president, commercial sales and marketing, Carrier. “The RTU Open controller also allows for flexibility, as it is compatible with a number of systems. Plus, the controller provides the building owner the ability to achieve maximum energy savings through demand limiting.”

To learn more about Carrier’s RTU Open controller, visit www.commercial.carrier.com. Follow the company on Twitter: @CarrierGreen.

ABOUT CARRIER

Founded by the inventor of modern air conditioning, Carrier is the world’s leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier experts provide sustainable solutions, integrating energy-efficient products, building controls and energy services for residential, commercial, retail, transport and food service customers. Carrier is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.carrier.com or follow @CarrierGreen on Twitter.

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