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Danfoss, a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration, industrial, and water systems, is accepting entries for its eighth annual EnVisioneer of the Year award competition.
Launched in 2010, the competition recognizes North American original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), building owners, municipalities, contractors and end users that have introduced a new product, opened a new facility, or invested in a building or system upgrade in the past 18 months using Danfoss products or solutions to realize significant energy and environmental savings.
Interested participants may enter the competition by submitting an application by June 1, 2017. Applications will be reviewed and selected by a panel of third-party judges representing various disciplines.
In 2016, Danfoss presented the EnVisioneer of the Year award to Smardt Chiller Group in recognition of its Smardt Solar Integrated Chiller™ (SSiC), which integrates the energy-saving potential of Danfoss Turbocor® oil-free magnetic bearing compressors with solar-driven condenser fans into an air-cooled centrifugal chiller. SSiC™ eliminates the cost of utility grid equipment through a direct connection to AC/DC fan motors, and the oil-free Danfoss Turbocor® compressors help to reduce maintenance and noise. Plus, with IPLV efficiency improvements up to 15 percent, the system has proven to have a payback of less than two years in high-cost electricity markets.
For more information about the EnVisioneer of the Year award competition, read about previous winners, or submit an entry, please visit http://www.danfoss.us/news/envisioneer-of-the-year/.