Jump onto the Bandwagon with VRF’s

The FEMA National Emergency Training Center needed a partner to install 32 tons of VRF (viable refrigerant flow). FEMA quickly turned to Harvey Hottel to fulfill the task. Our Project Executive, Scot Hottel, developed a plan and executed flawlessly. He worked closely with the stakeholders to ensure success.

This project was completed with minimal disruptions to their facility members, which was a mandatory request. From maintaining the project timeline, ensuring a quality installation, to keeping the occupants informed, Scot was able to deliver another success.

VRF systems are increasingly becoming more popular especially in larger urban areas where space in premium. According to Arista.com (2017) there are 7 major benefits for installation of VRF systems:

  1. Consistent Comfort – these systems can accurately identify the exact amount of refrigerant needed to each air handling unit.
  2.  Quiet Operation – smaller air handlers, which means smaller noise amount.
  3.  Energy Efficiency – precise amount of refrigerant needed so it can run at a lower capacity and less frequently.
  4.  Installation Flexibility – VRF’s are compact systems designed to travel lightly, no ducts and are space effective.
  5.  Heat and Cool Simultaneously – has the ability to capture heat recovered from the cooling process and redistributed into another area that needs it.
  6.  Controls and Smart Technology – can be controlled and maintained through a mobile device.
  7.  Fewer Breakdowns – less stress on the parts because VRF’s are designed to run only when necessary, which leads to fewer breakdowns.