Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson, announced that Rafael Castillo has been promoted to general manager of Design Services Network, Sydney, OH.
In this new position, Castillo will be responsible for overseeing ongoing business development, marketing, sales, engineering and operation for the company.
Design Services Network is a collaborative network of consulting engineers and testing facilities from around the country, serving commercial, industrial and scientific refrigeration and air conditioning system manufacturers worldwide.
Design Services Network combines testing, design and system-outsourcing capabilities, so that the group can seamlessly integrate with customer processes to manage an entire project from start to finish. The end goal is improving customer profitability by accelerating the rate of product development, making Design Services Network a one-stop resource for OEMs.
The company’s independent testing facilities are set up to evaluate a variety of HVAC/R equipment and systems, in a wide range of environmental conditions. Inside each location, experts test the performance, quality and safety of the equipment by utilizing state-of-the-art sound chambers, controlled ambient rooms, psychometric rooms, calorimeters, airflow tunnels and more.
Design Services Network’s expertise ranges from thermal system design and analysis to fatigue and failure analysis, as well as sound, vibration and Finite Element Analysis. Chemical labs also provide advanced evaluation of refrigerants, lubricants and their interactions.