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Westcode designs, manufactures Go Transit HVAC system

Posted on October 13, 2008

Westcode Inc., in conjunction with Bombardier Transport Canada, is providing an environmentally friendly HVAC system for Toronto-based GO Transit's fleet of Bombardier bilevels.

Westcode says its hermetic scroll compressor design is the first in the rail industry to utilize 410A Refrigerant. Both 410A and 407C will be the refrigerants of choice to replace R22 by the end of 2009, according to the company.

In addition, a microprocessor has been designed and manufactured to replace the older PLC system and a 12-inch Touch Screen Status-Display-Panel, which can be expanded to monitor the functions of other systems, including doors, battery charges and toilet operations, has been added to each car.

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