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Carrier Launches Abound Predictive Insights to Reduce Downtime and Extend Life of Building Equipment

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Originally published: 11/4/2022

Carrier announced the release of Abound™ Predictive Insights, a part of the Abound suite of solutions that helps reduce the total cost of asset ownership by enabling smarter, more predictive maintenance to optimize equipment health and performance. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, implementing a functional predictive maintenance program can reduce equipment breakdowns by 70% to 75%, reduce maintenance costs by 25% to 30% and reduce downtime by 35% to 45%*. Carrier is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions.

Abound Predictive Insights connects to HVAC and building automation assets through any BACnet-enabled building automation system (BAS), including Carrier’s i-Vu®  and Automated Logic’s WebCTRL® systems. HVAC assets of all types are supported, from chillers to rooftop units, and air handlers to variable air volume boxes, unit heaters, heat pumps, fan coil units and air conditioners. Supported building assets include refrigerated cases and walk-in freezers. Supported building automation assets include BAS servers, controllers and routers.  

Abound Predictive Insights is designed to get smarter with time. As insights are reported, Carrier experts validate the accuracies of the causes, impacts and recommendations to provide feedback to the CORTIX AI platform, improving future analytics.

Abound Predictive Insights is backed by Carrier BluEdge™ Command Centers around the world. Carrier engineers, analysts and specialists are standing by to help  local experts interpret equipment data, and to assist with the implementation of proactive maintenance and optimization strategies. These strategies can be deployed remotely by the BluEdge Command Center.