Emerson Climate Technologies Launches New Commercial Accessory Kit to Enable Field Retrofits of Digital Scroll Compressors

Emerson Climate Technologies Launches New Commercial Accessory Kit to Enable Field Retrofits of Digital Scroll Compressors

Copeland Scroll Digital™ Retrofit Kit Features New Emerson™ Commercial Comfort Controller

ST. LOUIS, August 30, 2012 – Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc., a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR) launched the Copeland Scroll Digital retrofit kit, a new accessory compressor kit that enables a complete and convenient solution for field retrofits. Designed to help contractors take advantage of the precise capacity, temperature, and humidity control offered by the Copeland Scroll Digital compressor, the kit includes all the components necessary to successfully retrofit an HVAC system in the field.

“The benefits of the Copeland Scroll Digital compressor in terms of efficiency, energy savings, and precision in temperature and humidity control are significant,” said Bart Powelson, director Commercial Marketing, Air Conditioning Business of Emerson Climate Technologies. “Our retrofit kit will now make it easy and convenient for contractors to address problem jobs by upgrading systems in the field to deliver the crucial comfort and capacity benefits their customers are demanding.”

The Copeland Scroll Digital Retrofit Kit will feature the new Emerson Commercial Comfort Controller and the required valve, coil, thermistor, and tubing needed for a complete compressor replacement. The kit is compatible with 3-15 ton compressors and for applications including roof top or split commercial and residential unitary applications, heat pumps, chiller, or commercial refrigeration applications.

A wall-mounted, BACnet programmable thermostat called Emerson Commercial Comfort Controller is included with the kit which enables variable capacity, dehumidification, improved system performance, and reduced operating costs without the expense of a large building automation system.

The Copeland Scroll Digital compressor offers compressor modulation from 10-100%, allowing customers’ cooling systems to automatically adjust capacity as needed while reducing energy consumption. This scroll technology is up to 30 percent more efficient than traditional methods of system modulation.

For more information visit www.emersonclimate.com/DigitalRetrofitKit.

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2011 were $24.2 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

About Emerson Climate Technologies

Emerson Climate Technologies, a business segment of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide. The innovative solutions of Emerson Climate Technologies, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll™ and White-Rodgers™, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment.

About Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc.

Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc., a company of the Emerson Climate Technologies business segment, is the world’s leading compressor manufacturer, offering more than 10,000 compressor models in a full range of technologies, including scroll, reciprocating and screw compressor designs. A pioneer in the HVACR industry, the company led the introduction of scroll technology to the marketplace. Today, more than 100 million Copeland Scroll™ compressors have been produced for residential and commercial air conditioning and commercial refrigeration systems around the world. Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Sidney, Ohio.

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