Now FMs can monitor all VRF units from one location, with this new touchscreen controller

by Brianna Crandall — October 20, 2021 — High-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions provider Carrier recently launched a new Toshiba Carrier touchscreen controller in North America for variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems, capable of connecting up to 128 indoor units to one easy-to-use interface.

Toshiba Carrier VRF touchscreen controller

The new touchscreen controller enables FMs to access their entire VRF system from one location, eliminating the need to monitor units individually. Image courtesy Carrier

This new touchscreen controller allows building and facilities managers to access their entire VRF system from one central location, eliminating the need to monitor units individually. Carrier is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, a global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions.

The seven-inch color touchscreen provides an attractive menu with intuitive navigation that allows for advanced scheduling for indoor and outdoor units to maximize comfort and energy savings. Plus, the compact touchscreen control features an innovative user interface providing a seamless and simple experience, says Carrier.

In addition, the new Toshiba Carrier touchscreen controller features a USB port that allows building managers to export system data directly from the hub. With this feature, users can analyze alarm outputs and troubleshoot a myriad of issues easily and efficiently. The exported data can also be used to determine root causes and correlations of the system settings for ease in for effortless system optimization.

Ritesh Shah, VRF product manager, Carrier, stated:

Our new touchscreen controller puts the power of organization and efficiency at the fingertips of our customers. Not only can building managers connect up to 128 units to one control, they can also easily monitor energy usage, as well as get real-time data on system performance and settings efficacy.

For more information about Carrier’s Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems, visit the company’s website. Founded by the inventor of modern air conditioning, Carrier provides sustainable solutions, integrating energy-efficient products, building controls and energy services for residential, commercial, retail, transport and food service customers.