Enclosure manufacturer, Rittal Corporation, has won Processing magazine’s 2015 Breakthrough Products of the Year award for their Blue e+ Cooling Unit Series for enclosures.
“The award recognizes products, technologies and services that have made significant contributions to the process industries within the last year and are expected to continue impacting the market in the future,” informs the company.
“As an engineering-focused company, Rittal consistently demonstrates ingenuity and innovation throughout its line of electrical enclosure cabinets and accessories,” explained Kevin Parker, Processing’s editor-in-chief. “We are confident that the Blue e+ air conditioning units will help the process industries continue to improve in productivity and sustainability.”
“The key to our patented Blue e+ air conditioning technology is saving energy by exploiting passive cooling,” said Eric Corzine, Rittal’s product manager – Climate Control. “This hybrid cooling process combines a compressor cooling device with a heat pipe to achieve groundbreaking climate control. In fact, we’re the only company in the industry using this technology to protect electronics from overheating while reducing energy costs and usage.”
“By reducing energy consumption, the Blue e+ units are helping manufacturers and data centers in the IT and industrial markets better control their operating costs and reduce their total cost of ownership,” said Rittal, “The units [also] offer a range of powerful features that provide longer component life, flexibility and ease of use.”