The EFC package from National Environmental Products Ltd. (Neptronics) is a BACnet® communicating thermostat and controller module designed for fancoil applications. This intelligent LCD thermostat with its BACnet MS/TP communication provides a quick connection between the controller and the fancoil via the RJ45 port. Applications are suitable for two- or four-pipe systems, three-speed or modulating fan control, on-off or analog valve control, on-off / pulse, or analog reheat. The thermostat comes with an easy to use four push button setup for scrolling through menus and adjusting parameters such as setpoint and occupancy override.
A few circumstances in a data center make it ripe for a CHP design to boost efficiency. Let’s get into the options within both relevant chiller types, why payback may be shorter than expected, and the assorted potential benefits from lower costs to higher reliability. Some tips from an array of manufacturers’ reps round out this useful investigation.