Corporate and Industry

Carrier Installs Water Cooled Chillers at Pavilion in Durban

DURBAN, KZN, South Africa, August 2015 — Heating and air-conditioning solutions provider Carrier commenced with the first phase of installing its industry-leading AquaEdge 19XR/XRV centrifugal chillers at The Pavilion Shopping Centre in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal in July 2015. Carrier is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). AHI Carrier Managing Director Scott Meikle indicates that this high-efficiency water cooled chiller, which can be customised for any project requirements, represents a game changer for [...]

Carrier’s Solution Response to the New European F-Gas Regulation

The application of the new F-Gas Regulation in Europe, country-level taxation on refrigerants, and performance requirements of the Ecodesign Implementing Regulation*, set out the new environmental mandatory actions for air conditioning equipment. The Regulatory Context and Carrier’s Response The new F-Gas Regulation went into effect Jan. 1, 2015, setting ambitious targets for reducing the quantity of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) sold in the EU, with a target of 79 percent reduction in their supplies in the EU by 2030. This legislation impacts various [...]

Harnessing the power of the ocean to heat and cool buildings

The V&A Waterfront’s Silo District is recognised as one of the most advanced and environmentally-friendly developments in Africa, as the completed No 1 and No 2 Silo developments use the waters of the Atlantic Ocean in the surrounding harbour to provide cooling and heating to the R2.5-billion project, which is due for completion in 2017 once an additional four silo developments are fully-operational. Cape Town, South Africa, October 22, 2015 — Heating and air-conditioning solutions provider Carrier is playing a [...]

Durban mall upgrades to highly-efficient air conditioning system

The popular upmarket Pavilion Shopping Centre in Durban is currently in the process of upgrading its air conditioning system, by replacing its existing units with energy-efficient Carrier 19XRV centrifugal chillers. DURBAN, South Africa, July 8, 2015 — Phase 1 of the air conditioning upgrade involves the installation of three Carrier19XRV centrifugal chillers, which boast a total cooling capacity of 10 050 kW. Leading shopping Centre investor Pareto, which owns the Pavilion, procured the new air-conditioning system from an environmentally sustainable perspective. “As a company committed [...]