<strong>The Verizon Hotel of Basking Ridge is a 130,000ft2 (12077m²) hotel and conference facility with 171 guest rooms, 21,000ft2 (1951m²) of meeting space, a restaurant and bar. After experiencing inadequate comfort cooling from two existing chillers, they called on Carrier to propose a solution that would provide exceptional efficiency while alleviating their escalating service and repair costs.</strong>

To provide high-efficiency comfort cooling throughout the hotel

Carrier provided a turnkey installation that included two new 30XV325 AquaForce® air-cooled screw chillers — high efficiency units that can provide greater than 21.0 IPLV and wirelessly stream operating data to the cloud. With its quiet, reliable, and highly efficient operation, the 30XV chiller will help save on both utility and service costs over time. Additionally, the product qualified for an $87,000 per chiller utility rebate that provided a significant reduction in first costs. As this was a turnkey solution, Carrier also coordinated Verizon-owned

mobile chillers (also purchased through Carrier) to provide temporary cooling for the hotel while replacing the old chillers, and provided start-up and commissioning for the two new AquaForce® 30XV’s.

In December 2016, Verizon acquired the facility to provide convenient accommodations for visiting employees and guests. At the time of purchase, the building was experiencing inadequate comfort cooling and escalating service costs from the two original chillers.

To provide high-efficiency comfort cooling throughout the hotel

Total Cooling Tons: 650 tons (2286kW)
Source: Carrier Corporation 2017

"The new chillers are a win-win for Verizon, with the utility rebate and the projected savings on electricity."

- Nicholas Ramos, Executive
Director,Verizon Global Real Estate
Property Operations

Nicholas Ramos, Executive Director, Verizon Global Real Estate Property Operations, immediately sought to replace the chiller units.

Ramos called Carrier to request a chiller solution that would do the following:

• provide high-efficiency comfort cooling for the hotel
• operate quietly to preserve a pleasant atmosphere for guests
• be delivered immediately
• reduce future service costs
• maximize the cooling tonnage, given the available rooftop space.

Carrier presented Verizon with the new Carrier AquaForce® 30XV air-cooled screw chiller, a high-efficiency unit that can provide greater than 21.0 IPLV. The Carrier AquaForce® 30XV is an air-cooled, variablespeed screw chiller that provides industryleading efficiency in a smaller footprint, which makes it suitable for replacing most older equipment.

The fully air-cooled variable frequency drives enable the chillers to operate efficiently at a greater range of outdoor air temperatures, and the user-friendly control with color touchscreen display is selfoptimizing, so the 30XV runs at optimum performance in any given set of conditions. Carrier’s chiller comparative analysis estimated a 29 percent gain in efficiency (i.e. lower operating costs) with the higher efficiency 30XV. Each chiller qualified for a utility rebate of $87,000 from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities’ SmartStart Buildings® program due to the exceptional efficiency. The chiller rebates significantly reduced the first costs of the overall project.To prepare for the installation, Carrier integrated the hotel’s chilled water system with Verizon’s 53-foot temporary cooling trailer — containing two Carrier 30RB units — which Verizon had purchased to provide short-term cooling for projects such as this. The temporary chillers provided seamless comfort cooling for the hotel while the Carrier team removed the original chillers and installed the two AquaForce® 30XV chillers.

Additional Benefit
As an added benefit, each 30XV chiller is Carrier® SMART Service enabled which will provide wireless data transmission of key operating data. This remote visibility into the system’s performance will ensure maximum uptime via faster problem detection and resolution and reduced energy costs through performance optimization.

The new Carrier chillers are now in service at The Verizon Hotel of Basking Ridge, providing guests and employees with a cool and quiet atmosphere, and Verizon facilities staff with the lowest cost of cooling to enhance future profitability.

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