Coolerado has launched its M50 Downflow air conditioning unit delivering an Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) above 40 when used as stand-alone and above 21 when working in concert with DX Roof Top Units (RTU). The company claims the M50 Downflow line was designed for easy installation on commercial roof curbs.
Our BAS columnist makes a house call to prescribe one method of applying retrofit expertise, including the success story of a hospital with mysteries or maladies that required attention in VAV and chillers, air handling strategies, OR ventilation, and beyond.
Seresco USA Inc. has introduced its NV-Series indoor swimming pool ventilation product line featuring a small footprint, light weight, and high efficiencies. The company claims the NV-Series taps the growing natatorium trend of specifying economically-operated, simple-to-maintain, non-compressorized ventilation units for space temperature and relative humidity control in geographical areas with ideal cooler, drier summer climates.
Wohler USA has added three new visual inspection camera systems to its product line: the VIS 250, VIS 350, and VIS 400. They’ve also introduced a new camera system accessory: the L 200 Locator. Wohler’s VIS 250 Visual Inspection Camera offers a clear view when space is tight. Its integrated locator transmitter pinpoints damage and aims to save time.
Greenheck’s Vari-Flow integrated kitchen ventilation systems allow foodservice managers and building owners to reduce energy costs by more precisely modulating exhaust and supply airflows to match cooking operation demands.
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.