Patented ClearSky technology conserves water and improves cooling tower aesthetics
Overland Park, KS – July 11, 2016 – SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc., a full-line-full-service industry leader in the design and manufacture of cooling towers and air-cooled heat exchangers, announces that its leading-edge ClearSky plume abatement technology improves cooling tower efficiency, conserves water, and reduces unwanted water vapor plumes when integrated with Marley® field-erected counterflow cooling towers. ClearSky is advantageous for use in many cooling tower installations, including urban environments, airports, hospitals, data centers and power generation plants. Both new and existing cooling towers can reduce visible plume utilizing ClearSky technology.
ClearSky is a fully integrated system that operates more reliably and efficiently than coil-based systems, which are prone to plugging and are more maintenance-intensive. ClearSky instead uses a series of PVC heat exchanger modules in the tower plenum to condense the moisture in ambient air before it exits the tower, thereby reducing the visible plume.
With ClearSky, it is possible to achieve water savings of up to 30%. Instead of water vapor being released into the air, it is reclaimed and used in the cooling tower system. In applications like power plants, where water consumption for cooling is high, this can provide major cost savings and strong return on investment (ROI).
Plume from a cooling tower can pose issues relating to visibility and safety, especially in locations where visibility is critical such as near highways or airport runways, as well as public perception. By reducing or eliminating the presence of this vapor plume, safety, aesthetics and community relations are improved.
For more information and to watch a video about the ClearSky technology, visit http://spxcooling.com/products/marley-clearsky-plume-abatement.
About SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.:
SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of cooling towers, evaporative fluid coolers, evaporative condensers and air cooled heat exchangers providing full-service cooling solutions and support to customers in the power generation, petrochemical, industrial, refrigeration, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) markets for more than 100 years. For more information, please visit www.spxcooling.com. SPX Cooling Technologies and its product brands are part of SPX Corporation.
About SPX Corporation:
Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, SPX Corporation is a leading supplier of highly engineered HVAC products, detection and measurement technologies and power equipment. With operations in about 20 countries, SPX Corporation had approximately $1.7 billion in annual revenues and approximately 6,000 employees worldwide in 2015. SPX Corporation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol, “SPXC.” For more information, please visit www.spx.com.
SOURCE: SPX Corporation