Bonomi North America is introducing a new series of NSF-Certified butterfly valves with factory-installed electric or pneumatic actuators for potable water applications with high flow requirements. The new N500 Series wafer and N501 lug body valves feature ductile iron body construction with EDPM rubber seats. They are available with stainless steel disc (N500S/N501S) or nylon-coated disc (N500N/N501N). All are approved to NSF /ANSI 61,372. Sizes range from 2 in through 12 in.
Munters Integrated Customer Air Handler (ICA) can now be equipped with RightDry™ technology to allow customers to select a higher efficiency dehumidifier with low-temperature reactivation sources. With the ability to integrate a desiccant dehumidifier with other air conditioning components, the company says the ICA is an energy-efficient humidity and temperature control solution available in a variety of tailor-made configurations to meet specific customer applications.
SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc. has introduced its new Marley LW Fluid Cooler, an induced-draft counterflow closed-circuit fluid cooler. The company said the new fluid cooler design incorporates patent-pending heat transfer technology, a lower height to address local code restrictions, and other significant installation and maintenance advantages.
Extech Instruments has launched the new CO230 Indoor Air Quality Carbon Dioxide (CO2) monitor. Designed for use in a wide range of building applications ranging from schools to workplaces, the tabletop/wall-mount monitor can alert occupants to issues such as dizziness, headaches and fatigue resulting from inadequate ventilation by measuring and tracking carbon dioxide (PPM), temperature (°F/°C) and humidity (RH%).
Johnson Controls has added a new dashboard for chiller plant operators to its Smart Connected Chillers program. The Smart Connected Chiller Operator Dashboard from Johnson Controls provides chiller plant operators with 24x7 access to chiller trend data and predictive analytics that Johnson Controls factory technicians use to maintain and troubleshoot chillers for their customers. Having this information can help plant operators detect issues before they become future problems.
The CREST® modulating-condensing boiler is now available with inputs up to six million Btuh. The company claims its new CREST 6.0 model will enable engineers, contractors, and building owners to utilize Lochinvar’s patented Wave™ fire-tube design in their largest commercial applications for energy-saving performance.
Many engineers tend to avoid or delegate the nitty gritty of a ground source heat pump system, from soil moisture effects to building system (im) balance. It's time for designers to get in the loop. Learn more about Grounded In Reality in the December issue. Other topics in the December issue include health care HVAC, Boilders, check out the Back2Basics, and more.