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The Carrier AquaForce® 30XV Air-Cooled Screw Chiller with Greenspeed® intelligence has been voted the Gold award winner in Consulting-Specifying Engineer® magazine’s “Product of the Year” competition. The new chiller features variable-speed technology that delivers best-in-class energy efficiency and a quieter operation, with a tiered approach for a broader operating range and design flexibility, Carrier, a world leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

Winning products of the annual competition are determined by Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers’ votes. The publication bills itself as the industry’s premier construction engineering resource for commercial building systems with a circulation of more than 76,000.

“Carrier is honored that the readers of Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine chose the innovative AquaForce® 30XV air-cooled chiller as their HVAC product of the year,” said Greg Alcorn, Vice President and General Manager, Carrier Commercial Systems.

“Like Willis Carrier, our founder who invented modern air conditioning 115 years ago, we remain committed to improving building efficiency and occupant comfort solutions for commercial buildings. Being recognized by professional engineers for the results of our hard work is among the best compliments we can receive. We are incredibly grateful.”

The AquaForce® 30XV air-cooled, variable-speed screw chiller was developed to ensure performance and efficiency in a solution that’s easy to install and service, highly reliable and quiet. The 30XV delivers with industry leading efficiency (IPLV Ratings greater than 21.0 available in certain models) and low sound.

The smaller footprint 30XV can replace most legacy equipment going back two generations. Designed for tomorrow and fit for today, the 30XV can be customized for nearly any building requirement regardless of location.

With value-added features such as fully air-cooled variable-frequency drives for next generation sub-systems including rotary-screw compressors and quiet AeroAcoustic® fan system, integrated with either microchannel or any other type of condenser coils, the 30XV is designed to be versatile, robust and efficient. Its user-friendly control with color touchscreen display is self-optimizing, enabling the 30XV to run at optimum performance at any set of conditions.

The 30XV chiller is ideally suited for office buildings, schools, data centers, hotels and hospitals and any other applications where a quieter operation, high efficiency and flexible footprint are essential. Additional information can be found at

About Carrier
Founded by the inventor of modern air conditioning, Carrier is a world 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 Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit or follow @Carrier on Twitter.

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