Trane launches CITY Advantage on R454B


29 September 2022

Trane has launched CITY Advantage, its new compact scroll water-cooled chillers and water source heat pumps with low global warming potential (GWP) R454B refrigerant.

The models expand Trane's CITY portfolio of compact products designed to provide year-round cooling and/or heating with a reduced footprint to fit small commercial buildings, industrial facilities and processes. 

“Reducing the heating and cooling systems’ contribution to energy consumption and CO₂ emissions in buildings and cities is what innovation at Trane stands for,” said Louis Rompre, portfolio manager at Trane in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

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”Solutions like the CITY Advantage create opportunities to push the boundaries in making the buildings perform better and be more environmentally friendly. The CITY Advantage adds to Trane’s growing portfolio designed to replace the existing fossil-fuel boiler and chiller system and deliver both chilled and hot water for the entire building with no direct greenhouse gas emissions.

“The combination of low GWP refrigerant, wide operating maps and highest in class efficiencies offers building owners a unique opportunity in the market to ensure flexible, high performance, and sustainable heating and cooling.”

Available in capacities of up to 700kW from a single unit, the CITY Advantage’s modular design comes with new generation of Trane controls technology. Other key features include:

  • Wide operating maps allows for more hospitals, office buildings, larger apartment buildings, warehouses and industrial applications across Europe to benefit from the CITY Advantage capabilities and move away from fossil-fuel based heating systems :
  • Chilled water temperatures between -7°C and +25°C
  • Hot water temperatures up to +65°C
  • Optimised for connection to HVAC systems based on air handling units, under floor heating, radiators or chilled beams.