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Articles

  • 2022 Chill-Pro® Summer Claims Highlights
    10-year-old, 120 Ton Air cooled Screw chiller. Cause of Loss: Drive rotor fused to compressor casing DESCRIPTION: Damage to Screw compressor while in operation. The male, or rotor driver, was foundfused to the discharge wall of the compressor casing. The rotors were separated from the discharge wallduring disassembly. Both the male and female rotors were […]
  • 8 Costly Estimating Mistakes (and how CHILL-PRO® fixes them!)
    Not conducting a site visit Unknown site conditions can cause unexpected, and expensive issues Equipment access and specialty lift requirements should be noted 2. Inaccurate Takeoffs If you miss items during takeoff estimating, or do not get accurate equipment data, you’lleither overestimate the project and not win the bid or you’ll underestimate and risk profits.*CHILL-PRO® […]
  • Common Guidelines For Optimum Chiller Performance
    Maintain Equipment operating logs Logs should be filled out twice during each 8-hour shift Record pressures, temperatures, and other pertinent information to recognize performancedeviations 2. Follow proper compressor shutdown and startup routines. Follow manufacturer recommended shutdown procedures Components that may need attention are the compressor, compressor motor, control center, purgeunit, oil return system, cooler, condenser, […]
  • 2022 Chill-Pro® Spring Claims Highlights
    9-year-old Air cooled Screw chiller. Cause of Loss: Circuit board arcing on mag bear compressor. DESCRIPTION: Failure 250V DC power control voltage. Inverter A/C D/C converter for the low voltage controls shorted from power problems in the local area. This problem could have been associated with identical issues with chiller #2. Insured contact stated that […]
  • Refrigerant Retrofit Suggestions Presented by Opteon
    As the EPA ramps up its HFC refrigerant phase out, commercial HVAC service contractors have been tasked with finding economical solutions for their customers’ aging equipment.  HVAC service contractors need to measure a number of factors when prescribing a new refrigerant solution including EPA compliance by state, additional safety requirements, equipment retrofit efficiencies, customer budget, […]

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