Chiller plant control solution

The Armstrong OPTI-VISOR is designed to control the key components of a chiller plant to maximize system-wide efficiency.


The Armstrong OPTI-VISOR is designed to control the key components of a chiller plant to maximize system-wide efficiency. Courtesy: Armstrong Fluid TechnologyThe Armstrong OPTI-VISOR controls the key components of a chiller plant, providing the optimal operating settings for equipment such as water-cooled variable speed chillers, variable flow cooling towers, and variable speed pumps on the chilled water and tower water circuits. By controlling the chiller plant settings to maximize system-wide efficiency, OPTI-VISOR will generate valuable energy savings—even when applied to recently installed equipment. Armstrong Fluid Technology estimates that an energy savings of 15% to 30% can be expected from a typical installation on an existing all-variable speed chiller plant. Armstrong OPTI-VISOR is a relational control solution for the operation of an all-variable-speed chiller plant. OPTI-VISOR is suitable for retrofit and new construction applications involving variable-primary flow chiller plants that have advanced building automation systems (BAS). OPTI-VISOR connects to the BAS/BMS using industry-standard serial communication protocols, and gathers data on building load and plant conditions from the BMS data. 

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