First published in the ACR Journal: Faced with keeping disruption at a residential care home to a minimum during an ACR installation, air conditioning and heating specialist Castle Climate Control (CCC) chose Conex Bänninger’s flame-free >B< MaxiPro fittings as the jointing solution.

Much of the pipework had to be routed within and around residents’ rooms and in loft areas, with working in often restricted spaces another challenge.

Crescent House in Northampton, provides care for up to 33 older people. Castle Climate Control Ltd , working with a main contractor, was commissioned to manage the refrigerant side of the installation of a Mitsubishi Electric hybrid VRF (HVRF) system that provides both heating and cooling.

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The system uses advanced refrigerant technology between the outdoor unit and the Hybrid BC controller. Energy is then transferred around the building using a pair of water pipes for each indoor unit that can supply hot or cold water. Continue reading