Carrier has introduced a new line of high temperature and very high temperature heat pumps for use in industrial, commercial and public buildings and district heating.
Designed to reduce both carbon emissions and energy costs, the new line consists of AquaForce and AquaSnap air and water source heat pumps with varying capacities from 30 to 735 kW and water temperatures from 82 to 120degC with low global warming potential (GWP) hydrofluoroolefin refrigerants. The high temperatures enable the heat pumps to replace fossil fuel boilers in heating applications such as apartment blocks and residential estates, commercial buildings, food manufacturing, industrial drying, biogas production and chemical plants. These innovative products support Carrier’s 2030 Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) goal of reducing its customers’ carbon footprint by more than 1 gigaton.
In addition to harnessing heat from ambient air and the ground, the heat pumps capture wasted heat from a wide range of sources, including data centres, leisure facilities, hotels and restaurants, process water, flue gases and sewage systems. Heat collected can be used for comfort heating and domestic hot water production in large buildings and facilities. The heat pumps can also be applied in industrial applications, and in district and local heating networks where high temperatures or very high temperatures are required.
“The expansion of the AquaForce and AquaSnap ranges is a crucial step in delivering our commitment to support the European Green Deal and helping decarbonise the heating segment in Europe,' said Raffaele D’Alvise, marketing and communications director, Europe Commercial HVAC, Carrier. 'With a focus on high temperature, performance, reliability and efficiency, these heat pumps are an excellent solution for customers looking to reduce their carbon footprint and contribute to a more sustainable future by replacing or integrating with fossil fuel generators in hybrid systems.”
The units come ready to connect to Abound, Carrier’s cloud-based digital platform that enables real-time, intelligent outcome-based results that make buildings more efficient and responsive. To minimise operating costs, users can opt for one of Carrier's BluEdge service options to keep heat pumps operating at peak performance and efficiency throughout their lifecycle. This leads to predictive maintenance rather than preventive maintenance, saving time and money.
For more information on AquaForce 61CW water-source heat pumps, visit 61CWD and 61CW-Z. The AquaForce 61CA air-source heat pump details can be found at 61CA, and the specifics for the AquaSnap 61CG series of water-source heat pumps are available at 61CG.
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