CTI Announces New Thermal Performance Certification Program for Dry Coolers

HOUSTON, TX – March 18, 2022 - The Cooling Technology Institute is proud to

announce the inclusion of dry fluid coolers as part of its existing Thermal Performance

Certification Program based on CTI Standard 201. Both forced and induced draft dry

coolers are covered by the Program, cooling either water or aqueous glycol solutions.

By purchasing a CTI Certified model, an Owner / Operator has the assurance that the heat

rejection device will perform thermally as specified. 

Currently, there are 79 Manufacturers along with 17 private brand affiliates participating

in the Thermal Certification Program from all regions of the globe with 192 certified open

and closed-circuit cooling tower product lines available to the market, comprising a total

of over 53,000 individual models. All Manufacturers who are interested in certifying

their dry fluid cooler product lines are invited to do so by filling out the Thermal

Certification Inquiry form that can be found at:


The deadline for applications for the initial round of dry cooler certification is April 29,

2022. Implementation of the certification program will begin effective June 30, 2022.

For additional details on the current CTI certification program, please visit:


The current versions of STD 201 OM (Operations Manual) and STD 201 RS Dry

(Ratings Standard) are available for a nominal charge on the CTI Marketplace, along

with the companion Acceptance Test Code (ATC) 105 DS for dry coolers

(www.coolingtechnology.org/shop).  A listing of the Licensed CTI Thermal Certification

Testing Agencies can also be found on CTI’s website:


Questions on this opportunity can be directed to Vicky Manser, the CTI Administrator, at [email protected] or 281.583.4087.

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