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Rooftop HVAC Targets Operations Savings


Johnson Controls has reimagined the design features and flexibility of an applied HVAC system into the value and simplicity of a rooftop unit. NexusPremier 25-50 ton commercial rooftop units from Johnson Controls deliver superior standard efficiency while reducing operational costs over the life of the unit.

“We’ve engineered this platform to be as dynamic as the complex projects our customers manage,” said Rick Schnarr, vice president of sales, Commercial and Applied Ducted Systems, Johnson Controls. “Future-ready technologies are integrated at every turn. NexusPremier can achieve a 50 percent higher-than-required efficiency depending on the local code. It is equipped with a complete range of factory options for easier specification. And it is smart-technology compatible for reduced operating costs.”

NexusPremier includes class-leading standard efficiency models that already comply with stringent Department of Energy (DOE) 2023 energy efficiency standards. Additional options are available for each tonnage to meet the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) 2019 highest tier ratings. This translates into significant cost-savings over the life of the rooftop unit.

NexusPremier rooftop units streamline the design process with integrated system selection tools, easily accessible building information modeling (BIM) files, improved submittals and simplified specifications. Additional flexibility is provided on high-performance base models through a complete range of factory options, including various airflow path configurations, indoor environmental quality options and modulating options for improved comfort.

NexusPremier rooftop units are Smart Equipment enabled and offer start-up wizards and an array of user-adaptable parameters to help expedite start-up and commissioning. Smart Equipment provides complete control across multiple available rooftop units and seamlessly integrates with interfaces, including zone controllers and other building controls systems such as Verasys.

Other features include:

  • Navigator product service app enabling on-demand access to unit-specific details, technical literature and a direct connection to technical support via a unique QR code on each rooftop unit (available in spring 2019)
  • Optional Mobile Access Portal (MAP) provides remote monitoring capability for fewer trips to the job site or rooftop to diagnose issues
  • Design, engineering and assembly in the state-of-the-art Johnson Controls Rooftop Center for Excellence in Norman, Oklahoma 


“The class-leading technologies found in NexusPremier deliver benefits throughout the full lifecycle of a building,” said Matthew Shaub, vice president of strategy, Commercial and Applied Ducted Systems, Johnson Controls. “The rooftop units provide maximized efficiencies during and after construction while maintaining low operational and maintenance costs to create the comfortable and safe environment necessary for a building to thrive.”

NexusPremier rooftop units will be supported with industry-leading lead times, and coming soon, even faster rapid-ship availability. They are backed by industry-leading warranties: standard 1-year parts warranty and either a 6-month or 1-year promotional labor warranty, which is standard for authorized contractors.





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