New Trane Offerings Help Cut Energy Costs, Increase Sustainability, and Optimize Building IEQ

Take a holistic approach to building wellness with our Partners at Trane. 

Davidson, N.C., June 28, 2021 – Trane® – by Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), a global climate innovator – is launching new offerings to help customers meet energy efficiency, sustainability and indoor air quality goals as part of its Wellsphere holistic approach to indoor environmental quality (IEQ).  

“Trane’s holistic approach to building wellness helps our customers optimize IEQ in their buildings while increasing energy efficiency and sustainability,” said Manlio Valdes, vice president, Trane product management.  “Our customers have told us that they need innovative new ways to address IEQ challenges, especially hassle-free solutions that are easy to install and simple and affordable to maintain. Trane’s new offerings address that need, often while meeting or surpassing the performance of current industry-leading solutions.”

Axiom™Vertical Water Source Heat Pump (WSHP) (0.5-6 Ton)Trane has redesigned the vertical models in its Axiom WSHP product line for improved energy efficiency, acoustic performance and serviceability. The new vertical WSHP combines ultra-high energy efficiency, sound attenuation, integrated controls and superior maintenance accessibility that makes it an attractive comfort management solution for building owners, contractors and end-users. With a small-space footprint, these models offer an ideal comfort management solution — especially for tight-space environments — in offices, schools and multi-family residential buildings. Enhancements include front access for all routine maintenance for improved installation and serviceability. The models also offer super-efficient full load energy efficiency ratio (EER) and coefficient of performance (COP) at all energy efficiency tiers to help qualify for utility rebates and provide savings to the customer both in first cost and operating costs The Axiom Vertical WSHP delivers significant carbon-reducing energy efficiency and quiet, reliable comfort.

Medium Foundation® Rooftop Units (7.5, 8.5, 10 and 12.5 Tons)With the addition of fournew mid-size tonnages to its 3 – 25 Ton Foundation rooftop product line, Trane now offers one of the industry’s broadest range of light commercial rooftop solutions. The new medium Foundation features a footprint specifically designed for immediate like-for-like replacement. Now midsize competitor model retrofits require less time on the roof and less upfront expense as the additional cost of a curb adapter is not required. No matter the size or capacity requirement, the small, new mediumor large Foundation unit offers the price-conscious business owner, contractor or facility manager easy plug-and-play installations and that same Trane reliability for a variety of small building applications. 

VariTrane® Single Duct Variable-Air-Volume (VAV) Units: Trane redesigned its VariTrane Single Duct VAV unit to significantly improve acoustical performance and deliver superior energy efficiency while meeting the specific needs of today’s demanding indoor air quality (IAQ) requirements. At least two times more efficient than any similar industry offerings, these units offer the industry’s lowest certified air leakage rate1.Designed for easy installation and simplified start-up, the VariTrane Single Duct VAV unit offers low-sound levels that meet or surpass those of other industry offerings. Engineers and contractors can opt to equip their units with the industry’s only factory-mounted and commissioned controls available on single-duct VAV units. Factory commissioning can generate significant cost reduction by saving as much as 30 minutes per unit during startup.

Mixed Air Dedicated Outdoor Air System (DOAS) Unit: The Trane Mixed Air DOAS unit brings in up to 100 percent fresh air to improve IAQ and help facilitate healthier building spaces. An ideal cost-effective solution to meet basic IAQ needs, this solution meets the ventilation requirements specified in ASHRAE® 62.1. Its energy-saving efficiency meets minimum EER and integrated energy efficiency ratio (IEER) standards and complies with ASHRAE 90.1. This unit can work as a standalone system or can easily be integrated with a variety of other heating, ventilation or air conditioning (HVAC) solutions.

Tracer® Ensemble® Cloud and Pivot® Smart Thermostat Integration: Ensemble® Cloud, Trane’s industry-leading building management system, now integrates with the Trane Pivot® smart thermostat system to offer one of the industry’s first enterprise management systems designed for light commercial buildings. This integration helps building owners and managers gain cost-effective enterprise control of their facilities, giving them a complete view of their building assets. Ensemble dashboards and reporting help customers to become more conscious of the energy they are using while scheduling and alarm management allows them to manage this energy more efficiently.

Symbio® Equipment Controls: Symbio, Trane’s portfolio of industry-leading factory-mounted equipment controllers, designed to improve the customer experience throughout the equipment life cycle, will launch later this summer on Agility® Centrifugal Water-Cooled Chillers and on multiple other systems in coming months. Symbio equipment controllers offer secure remote connectivity, wireless building communications, and integration via open standard protocols to provide a wide range of enhanced monitoring and advanced interfaces to HVAC equipment. The Symbio controller is currently available today on the IntelliPak®.