Samsung Electronics Launches Cutting-edge Energy Efficient Chiller

Apr 21. 2016

Compact and powerful heating, ventilation and air conditioning system unveiled which combines variable refrigerant flow with an air-source chiller

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 21 April, 2016 – Samsung Electronics South Africa announced the launch of its new digital variable multi (DVM) Chiller, which unites the strengths of air-source chiller and variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems to provide a high performance, energy efficient unit.

Responding to the growing demand for water-source ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) following the tightening of European Union (EU) regulations on F-gas levels, Samsung has engineered an air-cooled Chiller that offers greater energy efficiency and ease of use in an innovative compact design.

By reducing the system refrigerant levels significantly more than a conventional chiller, the Samsung DVM Chiller not only complies with current 2015 EU refrigerant quota levels but also adheres to the further upcoming reduction in levels (35 percent by 2018).

In the revolutionary DVM Chiller, Samsung has embedded the world-class brushless direct current (BLDC) Inverter Scroll Compressor with Flash Injection technology, ensuring over 75 percent of heating capacity at -20 °C ambient temperature with greater energy efficiency. The Chiller enables users to reduce annual utility costs by 36 percent to 50 percent compared to conventional chillers.

The Samsung DVM Chiller also delivers powerful heating performance while providing cold water through thermal ice storage with an in-built pressure and temperature sensor, which prevents device breakdown from freeze-bursts.

"We know that efficiency, comfort and performance are key factors when selecting HVAC systems," says Michael McKechnie, Director Digital Appliances Group at Samsung Electronics SA. "We believe that the Samsung DVM Chiller is the best in class in each of these areas."

Unrivalled operational economy

The Samsung Module Chiller enables users to reduce annual utility costs by approximately 36 to 50 percent compared to conventional chillers. Up to eight modules can be combined, offering an expansion of system capacity, while the operational modes can be adjusted to allow for seasonal requirements, such as low or peak season.

Easy installation and maintenance

The Samsung DVM Chiller is more compact than any other module chillers, requiring an installation area of just 1.37 m² per unit, maximising the capacity of the available rooftop space. It delivers the low maintenance installation of a VRF unit through its modular design, allowing for a reduction in installation and transportation costs.

"Samsung is committed to continuously researching and developing cutting edge system air conditioning solutions which significantly reduces both running costs and environmental impact. The new DVM Chiller is a testament to the plethora of benefits created through innovative technology and efficient design," McKechnie concludes.

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