Chillers are refrigeration devices which chill water, or a glycol solution, for use in hydronic based air conditioning systems. They are manufactured assemblies consisting of cabinets, evaporators (shell-and-tube heat exchangers), compressors, condensers, controls and accessories. The type of chiller is determined by the type of compressor used. Types of chillers include:
Typical applications include arenas and ice rinks, food processing plants, chemical plants, manufacturing facilities, and chilled water cooling systems in hospitals, schools and office buildings.