Carrier Air Conditioning Sales & Service (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (Carrier China) celebrated the milestone order of the 150th unit of the two-stage AquaEdge™ 19XR centrifugal chiller. The order ,placed by Geely Volvo, will serve their new production bases. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.
Carrier China will supply 14 AquaEdge chillers to three Geely Volvo automobile production bases located in Baoji, Taizhou and Zhangjiakou. The bases will be in production by end of 2016.
Using a state-of-the-art two-stage compressor, the AquaEdge 19XR two-stage centrifugal chiller achieves a coefficient of performance of up to 6.5 under AHRI operating conditions. The chiller offers a wide range of applications including normal cooling as well as water-source heat pump and ice storage systems through multiple impeller-gear combinations, delivering excellent performance under high lift with outlet water from 65°C to -6°C (149°F to 21°F).
Since its debut in 2014, the 19XR series chillers have gained recognition from many building owners and developers. Landmark buildings that have already selected these chillers include Changsha Jinmao Meixi Lake Plaza, Shanghai White Magnolia Square and BAIC Automotive Group Co., Ltd. in Zhenjiang.
“The five-year plan indicates that environmental stewardship is an increasingly integral component of China’s development. We are committed to supporting sustainable development by introducing more efficient building technologies and systems to China,” said George Li, vice president, UTC Climate, Controls & Security China.