Capital Coil & Air now offers new and replacement coils for every application, including cooling or heating coils for replacement of existing coils or new jobs. Whether it’s 5/8-in OD, .5-in OD, or 3/8-in OD, Capital Coil says it can match existing dimensions and duplicate performance.
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.
Weil-McLain® is now offering an enhanced line of its SlimFit™ high-efficiency condensing gas boilers. New features include improved boiler-to-boiler communication, Modbus® and BACnet® for linking with BAS, express set up wizard, 10 preset typical heating systems, and updated controls interface for better navigation, at-a-glance boiler status, diagnostics, and troubleshooting.
All Laars commercial NeoTherm boilers now come with a large color touch screen as standard equipment. The company says the screen allows quick access to the control’s full functionality. A new variable speed boiler pump control option, VARI-PRIME™, is also available that optimizes total installed efficiency by matching boiler input modulation to pump flow.
Daikin Applied has expanded its line of air cooled scroll chillers. The chillers are designed to help facility managers in K-12 schools better manage rising energy costs and the burdens of aging equipment. Trailblazer, the customizable chiller, is now available in sizes from 30 to 240 tons.
According to ClimateCraft, its new ACCESS™ knockdown air handling unit is a time- and cost-saving solution. ACCESS aims to provide a unique solution in custom-engineered and manufactured knockdown AHUs, addressing challenging retrofit projects by examining the typical challenges associated with air handling equipment replacement — including limited access to installation spaces (such as facilities originally built around mechanical equipment), zoning and code requirements, original equipment demolition, project timeline constraints, and budgetary limitations.
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.