Nu-Calgon has launched Nu-Solve NR, a no-rinse cleaner designed to remove grime on the condenser coils of air conditioners and refrigeration systems. A ready-to-use non-foaming cleaner, Nu-Solve NR does not require a water rinse, which the company says makes it ideal for rooftops, cellular towers, and other areas where water availability is an issue. Nu-Solve NR’s detergent-based formula is safe on plastic, metal, and rubber materials, said company officials.
The Liberty Series by Ace Heating Solutions LLC is a fully condensing, commercial water heater/boiler. According to the company, the Liberty is designed with high quality materials, including a stainless steel heat exchanger, allowing for a long service life.
Greenheck’s new Model AFJ-601D stationary acoustic louver is Florida Building Code approved and Miami-Dade qualified for use in the Wind-Borne Debris Zone. Featuring a 6-in deep J blade, the AFJ-601D is designed to restrict the transmission of high and low frequency sounds generated by mechanical equipment and to act as an exterior weather louver.
Mission critical cooling manufacturer Stulz Air Technology Systems announced the launch of new indirect evaporative cooling equipment (IeCE) that uses the latest technology to provide high efficiency environmental control solutions for data centers.
Belimo Americas releases its new ZIP Packs. The packaged solution is designed to provide the necessary equipment to retrofit current systems — the ZIP economizer base, sensors, energy module for demand control ventilation (DCV) integration, spring return actuator, and retrofit brackets backed with a five-year warranty.
The Atlas Operating Room Ceiling System (AORCS) from Titus HVAC has been designed for flexibility in critical environments like operating and imaging rooms. The new AORCS offers the ability customize piece by piece.
Designed with the needs of building owners and their specifying engineers in mind, Cambridge Engineering has introduced a new line of Blow-Thru® Direct Gas Fired Space Heaters to efficiently and safely heat smaller commercial and industrial facilities.
MacroAir has released its new industrial fan line called AirVolution-D. According to the company, because of direct-drive motor technology, AirVolution-D is lighter, sleeker, and smarter without sacrificing power or efficiency. By completely eliminating the gearbox that can be found on traditional high-Volume, low speed (HVLS) fans currently on the market, more than 137 moving parts have been eliminated.
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.