Carrier Wins Environmental Innovation Award for its AquaEdge® 19DV Centrifugal Chiller


Carrier Singapore (PTE) Limited has won the 2018 SEC-Senoko Green Innovation Award from the Singapore Environment Council (SEC) at the Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards (SEAA). The award recognizes Carrier’s commitment to innovation and environmental stewardship with breakthrough products such as the AquaEdge® 19DV centrifugal chiller. 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).

This award focuses on innovative developments and design of both existing and newly introduced technologies, which honors companies that reduce the environmental impact of products, improve resource efficiency and/ or promote the use of alternate technologies and processes.

“We are honored to be recognized in the prestigious SEC-Senoko Green Innovation award category,” said Chong Wai Yen, managing director, Carrier Singapore. “As a leading heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) manufacturer, Carrier continues to innovate and invest in the delivery of new, sustainable technologies to help our customers reduce their energy consumption.”

The AquaEdge® 19DV centrifugal chiller, with its advanced two-stage compressor and Greenspeed® intelligence, has an efficiency that is more than 40 percent higher than American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE®) 2016 guidelines¹. Key features include:

  • Greenspeed® intelligence Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) design to protect against dirty power and dirty environments.
  • Optimized for Refrigerant R-1233zd(E), an environmentally sustainable refrigerant with an ultra-low GWP of 1.34 and an A1-rated safety classification per ASHRAE®  standard 34.
  • Variable orifice for robust refrigerant metering and proper refrigerant levels during variable lift and load conditions.
  • SmartViewTM intelligent controls and integration with the Carrier lifecycle data management system enables easy tracking and analyzation of operational data, which helps identify potential risks or areas for upgrading. The control system can also be linked to the user’s building automation system, enabling remote access to the chiller’s running data in real time.

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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.

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¹ Industry standard is ASHRAE 90.1 2016.