Usa: Trane chillers working with the lower GWP refrigerant R514A have been mounted in the iconic Bergdorf Goodman’s Women’s Shop on New York’s Fifth Avenue.
The set up of the two 500 ton drinking water-cooled CenTraVac chillers and attendant controls is part of an environmentally-helpful makeover of the historic, 94-12 months-old building.
Formulated by Chemours and marketed as Opteon XP30, R514A is intended as a substitution for R123 in centrifugal chiller programs. A blend of the HFO R1336mzz(Z) and R1130(E), it has a GWP of 2. Whilst non-flammable it has been selected B1 and is at the increased finish of ASHRAE’s toxicity classification.
The Neiman Marcus Group, proprietor of the keep, has dedicated to 100% renewable power use by 2030. The business is operating with Trane Systems on its ideas for decarbonisation by cash and functioning investments in 4 crucial places: renewable power, electrification, electricity performance and refrigerant administration.
The Trane chiller set up is predicted to consequence in an yearly reduction of 642 tonnes of carbon and nearly $61,000 in yearly vitality value personal savings.
In addition to the Bergdorf Goodman Women’s Keep, Neiman Marcus is also building improvements to its outlets in Dallas, Austin, San Francisco, Troy, Michigan, Pinnacle Point, Texas, Dawn, Florida and extra. These improvements incorporate upgrades to buildings’ automation systems, rooftop units, LED lights and other electrical power conserving fixtures, and the introduction of enhanced air high-quality technology.