In October 2009, Trane completed the introduction of 17 new products and concluded a refrigerant conversion for it's entire unitary product line in the Americas. According to company spokespeople, the introductions were done over an 18-month period and “are systems engineered to address customer feedback and offer performance improvements.”

The products introduced include:

  • Model CGAM air-cooled scroll compressor — Replaces Model CGAF and Model RTAA compressors. Available in 20 to 120-ton capacities.
  • Odyssey split system — Redesigned for easier installation, the Odyssey is available in capacities from 6 to 20 tons of cooling.
  • Precedent rooftop units — Replaces the Precedent R-22, this re-designed unit is 15% more efficient than ASHRAE 90.1 requirements. Units are light for easy installation and service.
  • Tracer SC system — This is a flexible, scaleable, and cost-efficient solution that improves efficiency of rooftop VAV systems up 25%.
  • Performance Climate Changer air handler — Design is based on customer input and according to Trane, it's “the most energy efficient air handler in its class.

Trane also incorporated a complete refrigerant conversion from HCFC-22 to R-410A, completed ahead of Federal regulation deadlines.
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