Chill-Pro® Blog
Chill-Pro® Blog

Chill-Pro® helps commercial HVAC service contractors sell more maintenance agreements by using cost-effective insurance to manage costs and protect margins! Learn more by reading our blog today!


  • 2023 Chill-Pro Spring Claims Highlights
    10-year-old Centrifugal chiller. Cause of Loss: Variable Speed Drive failure.DESCRIPTION: Power module for 100 HP VFD Starter failed. Further investigation revealed two burntspots in the power module. The cause of the burnt was electrical arcing in the power module. The maindrive assembly was replaced, and the chiller unit returned to service. The unit was repaired […]
  • 2023 Chill-Pro® Winter Claims Highlights
    6-year-old Magnetic Bearing Chiller. Cause of Loss: Bearing failure DESCRIPTION: Magnetic bearings for the compressor would not levitate. The compressor was not fieldrepairable. Compressor was replaced with remanufactured one from the vendor. It appears that cost fornew Mag Bearing compressor of same size cost as much as a new one. No overtime cost associated withcompressor […]
  • 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, […]

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