The latest iteration of Sabroe’s reciprocating compressor, the SABROE SMC Mk 5, is setting new market standards for reciprocating compressors in terms of length of service intervals, efficiency and reliability. With a strong base of clients in South Africa, orders for the Mk 5 are already being received by Johnson Controls. “The Sabroe brand remains […]
It’s hard to fault the new Johnson Controls’ YORK YZ Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Chiller. Released globally in September 2018 and now available in South Africa, it brings together ground-breaking YORK innovations refined over decades of real-world use to deliver the world’s first chiller fully optimised to use the next-generation low-global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant — R-1233zd(E) […]
Security, access control, building management systems (BMS) and Workforce Convenience. These are not really words you would ordinarily combine in a concept, but they are getting closer together where facility owners are thinking ahead. With a little creativity, human-centred design thinking and great use of available technologies, the capabilities of security technology are being stretched […]
Bananas arrive green at the Banana Ripening Centre and are then palletised and stored in one of the 55 ripening chambers. Collection and distribution of the bananas is synchronised with the six-day ripening process, so it is crucial that the temperature is strictly controlled through the reliable and efficient YORK YVWA chillers.
The high price tag of even entry-level chillers has made this market segment very competitive. Johnson Controls’ Amichi Series of Chillers and Heat Pumps, introduced to the South African market just six months ago, offers a high value option, featuring a technology stack and performance that is hard to beat.
Johnson Controls has launched its Amichi Series of Chillers and Heat Pumps into the South African market. With capacities of 45kW up to 260kW it’s the perfect fit for the local mid capacity segment – it marries the price benefit of a scroll chiller with the increased control a direct current (DC) inverter offers for […]
Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and multi-industrial leader, is celebrating 50 years in South Africa, creating intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation air conditioning systems.
Bluhm Burton Engineering (BBE) has selected Johnson Controls' YD Dual Centrifugal Chiller to meet the mine cooling requirements for Newmont's Subika Underground Project in Ghana.
The new Metasys 8.1 building automation system from Johnson Controls delivers new graphics, enhanced security and other features to mitigate risk, reduce cost and maximise investments.
As part of its long-term refrigerant roadmap, Johnson Controls has announced two platforms of high efficiency chillers available with low GWP (global warming potential) options.
Johnson Controls is enhancing its portfolio of commercial and residential HVAC/R products with the expansion to 1,000 tons of cooling (3,500 kW) for its successful magnetic-bearing centrifugal chiller line, the YORK YMC2.
Johnson Controls Building Efficiency’s latest offering in its York YLRA series – the Air to Water Reversible Heat Pump YLRA – replaces the discontinued YLAE HP and brings a number of advances: use of more eco-friendly R410A refrigerant; improved full load efficiencies; a wider operating range, and plenty of customisation options, including a super low noise model.
Johnson Controls has introduced its line of modular mini chillers to provide easy installation, affordability and scalability for small and large facilities in South Africa.
Peermont, in partnership with Shared Energy Management (SEM), a joint company owned by Johnson Controls (JCI) and Spoormaker, have implemented an energy saving initiative at its Chiller Plant and Plant 5 (Air Handling Units for the Main Casino) at Emperors Palace that has resulted in a significant reduction in its overall electricity demand.
Johnson Controls, a company that delivers solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings, has recently introduced a solar cooling solution to reduce energy costs for large buildings by combining its high-efficiency chillers with hybrid solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) technologies.
At Gateway Theatre of Shopping in KwaZulu-Natal, energy tariffs skyrocket when power consumption exceeds the notified maximum demand (NMD). Since August 2011, however, power consumption has been closely monitored and managed, a move that will save property owners Old Mutual Property (OMP) a considerable amount in energy costs per annum.
An opinion piece submitted by Neil Cameron, Johnson Controls Systems & Service South Africa follows on the Revival of the console air conditioning unit: modern designs that are fast-fit (or retrofit), 30% more economical and eco-friendly
The new BMW showroom on Edwin Swales Drive in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal will have an eye-catching double volume glass display frontage. Facing north-west, the showrooms will catch much of the midday and late afternoon sun. With the comfort of customers and staff paramount, a turnkey air conditioning and environmental control solution was needed.
The latest generation of Johnson Controls’ ACTIVA Rooftops, a range of light commercial packaged HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) products, is still smart, but now these units are also smaller (by about 37%), quieter, more efficient (by 31%), and can converse with the building management system.
New chiller series easier to install, integrates with building systems and offers increased control and management
The YORK model YVAA air-cooled, variable-speed, screw chiller, is now available up to 350 tons and offers superior efficiency, reduced sound and greater sustainability.