YZ Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Chiller

150-2,020 TR (530-7,104 kW)

The YORK® YZ challenges conventional, water-cooled chiller design to deliver superior performance, lower cost of ownership and a new definition of sustainability.

  • Innovative design with magnetic-bearing driveline
  • Variable-speed drive centrifugal compressor
  • Low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant R-1233zd(E)
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Fully Optimized for Ultimate Performance

The YORK® YZ Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Chiller is a revolutionary advancement that challenges everything about conventional chiller design. Built upon decades of industry-leading chiller expertise, our engineers questioned every component and challenged every assumption. The result is the first chiller fully optimized for ultimate performance with a next-generation, low-GWP refrigerant, delivering exceptional efficiency and operation. It’s the first chiller built to exceed every expectation.
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Benefits

ENERGY SAVINGS

The YORK® YZ provides better efficiency at every operating condition, making it the quickest way to save money in your building’s budget.

REDUCED MAINTENANCE COSTS

YORK® YZ delivers lower maintenance costs with magnetic bearing technology that uses fewer moving parts and eliminates lubrication needs.

PEACE OF MIND

Smart Connected Chiller technology uses remote monitoring and predictive analytics to proactively diagnose issues and reduce downtime.

SUSTAINABLE

Optimized design for the highest efficiency and a low-GWP refrigerant make the YORK® YZ Centrifugal Chiller the best choice for the environment.

Features

  • With variable-speed drive, a variable-geometry diffuser and magnetic-bearing technology YORK® YZ delivers up to 35% annual energy savings versus traditional, fixed-speed, oil-bearing chillers
  • Robust and reliable high-speed, hermetic induction motor reduces maintenance
  • This low-pressure chiller has been fully optimized around R-1233zd(E), which has a GWP of 1 and an A1 ASHRAE safety classification
  • Magnetic-bearing driveline offers outstanding reliability and 80% fewer moving parts than traditional oil- or refrigerant-lubricated drivelines
  • Optimized, single-stage compressor design provides best real-world energy efficiency and the widest operating range at off-design conditions
  • OptiView™ Control Panel with connected service offers 100 set points, readouts, alerts, trending reports and more
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Dependable Operation With Faster Recovery

The YORK® YZ Quick Start feature provides the fastest chiller restart following a power failure, allowing for capacity recovery and reducing the risk of cooling disruptions.

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Revolutionary Design and Ultimate Performance

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Technical Resources

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YZ Engineering Guide

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YZ Product Summary

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Video: Meet the YORK YZ Chiller

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YZ Handout

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Case Study: University of Texas at Austin

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University of Texas at Austin Webinar

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University of Texas at Austin Webinar Q&A

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Technology Choice Webinar: Refrigerant

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Technology Choice Webinar: Magnetic Bearings

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Technology Choice Webinar: Operating Map

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Video: Announcing the 2020 Capacity YORK YZ

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Video: YORK YZ Proprietary Chiller Design

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Video: Tour the YORK YZ Chiller with Laura Wand

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Video: YORK YZ Pushing the Efficiency Frontier

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Video: Installed YZ Chiller in Action

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Video: YORK YZ Magnetic Bearing

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Webinar: Meet the YORK YZ Announcement

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Video: YORK YZ Induction Motor

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Video: YORK YZ Refrigerant Choice

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Video: Johnson Controls Unveils New YORK YZ Chiller

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Video: YORK YZ Falling Film

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Video: YORK YZ Operating Map

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Video: The Simplicity of YORK Magnetic Bearing Technology

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Video: YORK YZ at IDEA Conference

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Press Release - YORK YZ 2020 in 2020

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Press Release - YORK YZ Extended Capaicty

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Press Release - YORK YZ Announcement

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