Omega’s new DTG-RTD100 Series features a large backlit display with 25mm (1 in.) digits that can be read as far as 10.7 m (35 ft) away. Reading features include, process, min, max, alarm, condition and battery status. An additional analog output signal is standard on all models. The rugged, splash proof, 316 stainless steel enclosure is designed specifically for wash down, sanitary or marine applications. Models are available with or without integral standard or sanitary sensors. Low power operation and sleep mode provides long battery life. Software and a USB cable is included that allows for easy setup and calibration via your computer. The wireless transmitter option sends readings to remote locations and allows for PC-based chart recording and datalogging. This proprietary product is also CE compliant.
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.