New Life Cycle Climate Performance Online Calculator Compares Various System Architectures, Refrigerants ST. LOUIS, April 23, 2015
— Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc.
, a company of Emerson
(NYSE: EMR), announced today the release of its Life Cycle Climate Performance (LCCP) Online Calculator for supermarket designers and engineers.
The LCCP calculator
is a Web-based tool that allows users to compare different supermarket system architectures with various refrigerants. It calculates annual power, total annual CO2 emissions and peak power, and is also able to provide recommendations to users.
“The LCCP software will be a valuable tool for supermarkets interested in limiting their CO2 footprint and will be able to provide an apples-to-apples comparison on the environmental impact of a given supermarket system,” said Mike Saunders, director, end user technical sales and support, Emerson Climate Technologies.
The configurable tool allows the user to enter operating conditions in which to compare. Multiple system types can be analyzed, including centralized direct expansion, distributed, cascade, secondary and booster CO2. Refrigerant comparison can be made among R404A, R407A, R410A, R134a and CO2.
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 2014 were $24.5 billion.
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.