WaterFurnace Introduces CLW Chiller

Jan. 21, 2014

Fort Wayne, IN  WaterFurnace International, Inc., the leading manufacturer of geothermal and water source heat pumps, introduces the CLW chiller, the latest addition to its growing portfolio of commercial and industrial HVAC solutions. This large capacity chiller features the unique ability to continuously monitor and optimize system performance using a combination of hardware and software options. The product will be unveiled at the 2014 AHR Expo in New York, N.Y., Jan. 21-23 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

Available in 60- to 140-ton capacities, the new chiller uses advanced adaptive direct digital controls that modulate equipment based on ever-changing conditions to constantly maintain the highest efficiencies possible, while remote monitoring can relay this information to facility managers anywhere in the world. The advanced adaptive unit controls allow models with optional energy monitoring and electronic expansion valves to continuously self-optimize for improved energy efficiency and system performance.

In addition, the commercial chiller is engineered to precisely distribute heated or chilled water for fan coils, pools, commercial aquariums, radiant floor heating, snow/ice melt, industrial process water and many other applications.

Every CLW chiller includes these design components:

  • High-efficiency R-410A scroll compressor for enhanced efficiency
  • 4- or 6-inch water connections (Victaulic or flange style) that can be connected on either the right or left side of the unit for increased installation flexibility
  • Balanced port bidirectional TXV or an optional electronically controlled expansion valve for precise refrigerant metering
  • Two Schrader service ports per circuit
  • Heavy gauge steel cabinets painted with corrosion-resistant black polyester powder
  • Frame with forklift access in two dimensions and lifting points for easy maneuvering during installation and servicing
  • Separate high and low voltage panels for increased ease of service and overall safety
  • Copper-brazed, oversized stainless steel water-to-refrigerant heat exchangers for unparalleled efficiency

Available as either a water-cooled chiller or as a reversible option, CLW units can be combined to create larger central chiller plants. The unique quad scroll refrigeration circuit design leads the industry in energy efficiency, service redundancy and turndown capacity control.

To see the CLW Chiller and other WaterFurnace products, visit with WaterFurnace representatives in Booth #1865 at the AHR Expo.

WaterFurnace International, Inc.

WaterFurnace International, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of residential, commercial, industrial and institutional geothermal and water source heat pumps. Products from WaterFurnace include energy-efficient and environmentally friendly geothermal comfort systems, indoor air quality products and pool heaters. WaterFurnace (TSX:WFI) was founded in 1983, and the company is headquartered in Fort Wayne, Ind. For the latest news and updates from WaterFurnace, connect with us on your favorite social media sites follow us on Twitter (@WaterFurnace), like us on Facebook or view the WaterFurnace YouTube Channel.

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