Aqua Series Air-Cooled Chillers - Environmentally Balanced and Energy-Efficient Air-Cooled Chillers
Leave it to Carrier to design chillers in ways you’ll notice at the initial purchase, through installation and for years afterward. Our Aqua Series chillers install quickly and easily to save you time and money. And the savings will continue to mount with lower operating costs due to Aqua Series’ superior full- and part-load
performance. Available in 10- to 500-ton chillers, the Aqua Series chillers come in two lines: AquaSnap® chillers with HFC Puron® refrigerant (R-410A) provide excellent part-load performance in a compact package, while meeting or exceeding ASHRAE 90.1 minimum energy efficiency requirements. Now available with optional
Greenspeed® Intelligence, from 10 to 390 tons, delivering a quieter and much more efficient unit with IPLV up to 17.9. AquaForce® chillers with HFC-134a provide full- and partload performances in a single chassis exceeding ASHRAE 90.1 standards. The AquaForce chillers are also available with Greenspeed Intelligence with IPLVs up to 18.1. With environmentally balanced refrigerant, simple installation, superior efficiency and powerful controls, these units are ideal for both replacement and new construction projects.
Carrier was the first manufacturer to introduce non-ozonedepleting
refrigerant — a full six years ahead of the
competition — paving the way for the future. Once again,
Carrier leads the way, being the first to use environmentally
balanced refrigerant in air-cooled chillers. All of the energyefficient
AquaSnap chillers, from 10 to 390 tons, come standard
with Puron refrigerant and can be incorporated into Leadership
in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Green Building
Rating System projects. Furthermore all of the AquaForce
chillers utilize HFC-134a.
Aqua Series air-cooled chillers feature a compact, all-in-one
package design. Aqua Series chillers are available with or without
an integrated hydronics package in many sizes. If you choose
the optional built-in hydronics package, you get an entire chilledwater
system with the pump, circuit setter, strainer, required piping
and freeze protection to -20°F. For installation convenience,
all pump motors offer standard VFD (variable frequency drive)
compatibility and most hydronic packages are available with a
factory-installed VFD. This prepackaged design costs less than
buying and installing the components individually. The Aqua
Series also saves on installed cost due to its rugged base frame.
The frame is capable of point loading, which lowers installed cost
by eliminating expensive field-erected base rails.
Along with cost efficiency in purchase and installation, Aqua
Series chillers are also more affordable to operate. They are
highly efficient, with full-load energy efficiency ratios (EER)
up to 10.9 and integrated part-load value (IPLV) ratings as
high as 17.9. The key to Aqua Series chillers’ great operating
performance is the use of highly efficient rotary scroll and
screw compressors. These compressors use patented sealing
techniques, allowing for high volumetric efficiency and low
frictional losses. They are maintenance-free and protected by
an auto-adaptive control that minimizes wear.
Aqua Series chillers make their noise in the marketplace, not
the workplace. The AquaSnap chiller’s low-sound AeroAcoustic®
fan produces up to half the sound level of the propeller fan.
Much of the noise reduction is in frequencies where noise is
most annoying, which makes AquaSnap chillers ideal for
sound-sensitive environments. In addition, Aqua Series chillers
offer a low-sound option.
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