1/2 HP High Efficiency (HE) Water Chiller

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1/2HP High Efficiency Water Chiller
15% more cooling than our standard 1/2HP
5,750 BTU
Freeze Protection in case of pump failure
1 year warranty
Proudly Built in USA

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Item Description

Now with freeze protection, helps prevent freezes in the event of a pump failure.

We’ve improved upon our 1/2HP standard water chiller, making it 15% more powerful. It has more cooling ability with similar power draw as our standard 1/2HP, meaning it will run less to complete the same task. Whether you are looking for a little more cooling power or simply looking to save some electricity, this chiller is for you.

Penguin Chillers are constructed using high grade materials to quickly and efficiently chill liquids.  We design our chillers with oversized titanium coils. This extra surface area allows for faster and more efficient cooling.  Titanium stands up to the harshest of corrosive environments without leaching. Our chillers typically cost less than other brands because you are buying directly from us, the product manufacturer, Penguin Chillers.

Applications include:

  • Marine / Reef Tanks
  • Bait Tanks
  • Lobster Tanks
  • Hydroponics
  • Aquaponics
  • Cold Therapy Tubs
  • Electroplating
  • Computers
  • Printing Presses
  • Injection Molding
  • Food Production
  • Lasers
  • Research Science

• 1/2 Horsepower
• 5,750 BTU
• 1″ NPT inlet/outlet ports (Female Threaded PVC)
• Corrosion resistant titanium heat exchanger, Copper never comes into contact with the water = Reef Tank Safe
• Pump recommendation (pump not included) : 500 gph – 1800 gph @ less than 10psi
• Lowest recommended operation 40F-50F (achieving these temperatures is highly dependent on application)
• 115V / 3.9A / 450W
• 6′ power cord
• 45lbs
• 56 dBA (Quiet)
• 16″L x 16″W x12.25″H
• 1 year warranty
• Proudly Built in USA

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3 reviews for 1/2 HP High Efficiency (HE) Water Chiller

  1. Matthew Hartman (verified owner)

    Live in Birmingham, AL have this unit hooked up to my 150G display reef aquarium. The chiller is located in my garage and set to 76deg and has no problems in the middle of summer keeping up no problems. It was a super easy setup just make sure you have the space for it. Excellent chiller and I would happily buy again.

  2. Tod Jones

    I purchased a 1/2 HP chiller and installed it only to find out it went to “error” on the readout after a few minutes. Followed the instructions to check if the sensor was loose, which it wasn’t. Penguin replaced the unit at no cost. The new one works flawlessly and unlike the first one, it’s installed properly. I owe Penquin an apology for my “error” not theirs. I’ll be purchasing more from them without hesitation. Very good people to work with.

  3. Leo

    Purchased the 1/2 HP (HE) unit for use in a chill tub. (Plunge tank) I have a 150 gallon Rubbermaid stock tank which is in a small 7 x 7 room in an exterior shed. The room was 70 degrees and water started out tap cold at 60, set the temp to 52. The unit chugged along and quickly dropped the water temp. I have the exterior of the tub insulated and have a make shift cover on it. I figure this saved me many $1000 over a prebuilt chill tub. I am very happy with this for my application.

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