Geneva Chiller Replacement

In 2007, when the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Geneva’s chillers were at the end of their 25-year useful life, the facility was chosen to be the first of the U.S. State Department’s diplomatic facilities in Europe to showcase magnetic levitation, a new sustainable technology.

Mason & Hanger designed a system utilizing high-efficiency MagLevTM chillers, the first of its kind in Europe and only one of two installations worldwide. The MagLevTM chillers are expected to reduce the U.S. Mission’s energy consumption by approximately 30% with virtually no mechanical friction or equipment wear. This innovative solution for a highly sensitive site in an urban environment helps to sustain the U.S. Mission to the United Nations and makes it the world’s “greenest diplomatic facility.”

This project was completed under Mason & Hanger’s IDIQ contract for Photovoltaic and Wind Energy Systems Engineering for locations worldwide.