Though air is vital for human systems, it is often fatal for HVAC systems, including chillers. As a non-condensable material, the presence of air within a chiller system can dramatically inhibit its ability to function efficiently; at the same time, it will cause stress across numerous parts.
Here's a quick overview of everything that you need to know.
How Does Air Enter a Chiller System?
There are two main ways that air can infiltrate a cooling system.