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CritiChill® Modular Indirect Evaporative Cooling

3D Rendering of Systecon's CritiChill System

Up to 70% Reduction in Water Use 

Systecon CritiChill 3D rendering

Traditionally, there have been two cooling options - a water-cooled chiller plant which is extremely efficient or an air-cooled chiller plant which uses no water and chemical treatment

At Systecon, we  understand the importance of using water responsively and have combined the best of both systems – efficient cooling with minimal water usage – in our patented CritiChill® modular indirect evaporative cooling system. 

CritiChill® is an indirect evaporative cooling system with a supplemental chiller that can be bypassed as weather conditions dictate. The supplemental chiller is shut down during conditions when the evaporative cooler can efficiently cool the building and is engaged for supplemental cooling when conditions are not conducive for the evaporative cooler to handle all cooling needs.

With an adiabatic cooler, the system only uses 20-30 percent of the water normally required by a traditional cooling tower and without the expense of chemicals. Coupled with pre-cooling operation, the system provides a level of efficiency near that of a traditional water-cooled chiller.

CritiChill® can be applied to many applications and can be an ideal solution for data centers, process cooling, simultaneous cooling/heating, or other buildings with sensible cooling devices that have warm water delivery including chilled beam. 

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CritiChill® Advantages

High Efficiency Operation
• Using Centrifugal Chillers vs. Helirotor Screw

30% More Efficient
• Compared to a typical air-cooled chiller plant at full load

• < .54 kw/ton
• PUE < 1.2

Dry or Wet Operation
• Using an adiabatic cooler

California Title 24 Compliant
• Without water use

Limited Water Usage
• Water savings between 15-45%
• Dry operation in cold weather
• Less or no water storage

Wide Tonnage Range Modules
• 300 to 1500+ ton modules

PLC Controls
• Reliability & redundancy

Competitive $/ton


More Info
CritiChill® Brochure

Rockwell Automation Solution Profile - CritiChill®

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