Nortek Global HVAC is adding a new 96% AFUE gas furnace to its lineup. Model FG7TE/FG7TN comes with a factory-installed ECM motor and programmable control board. The new furnace meets Energy Star requirements and qualifies for local utility rebates and the U.S. federal tax credit.
Taco Comfort Solutions says its Taco 0015e3 is the only three-setting, ECM-powered circulator on the market. With three settings, the 0015e3 replaces all three-speed hydronic circulators in its class. Its variable speed, high-efficiency ECM motor also uses up to 85% less electricity, according to officials.
Extech Instruments has released the new SD900 and SD910 3-channel DC current and DC voltage dataloggers. The new data recording instruments are optimized for extended monitoring of milliamp (SD900) and millivolt (SD910) signals throughout a commercial, industrial, or residential facility.
Trane has announced the availability of its ComfortLink™ II XL1050, the latest product in the brand’s portfolio of thermostats and smart controls. The ComfortLink™ II XL1050, a Wi-Fi or Ethernet enabled connected control, provides users with the ability to control indoor temperatures on a zone by zone basis, as well as create schedules and presets to customize the temperature based on user preference.
Danfoss has launched new models for its Turbocor® TG series for low global warming potential refrigerants. The compressors enable chiller manufacturers to build climate friendly and sustainable solutions that support refrigerant regulations for reducing the direct and indirect CO2 emissions such as the European F-Gas Regulation and the US Environmental Protection Agency’s SNAP regulations.
Lochinvar LLC has released the NOBLE™ Fire Tube Combi Boiler. With three models ranging from 110,000 to 199,999 Btuh, the company says the Noble boiler offers easy installation and serviceability, true instantaneous response time, and a user-friendly interface. In addition to 10:1 turndown and 95% Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE), the Noble Fire Tube Combi Boiler is designed, engineered, and assembled in the USA.
Trane added a 3-5-ton offering to its portfolio of Foundation™ light-commercial rooftop HVAC units to provide customers with a new solution ideal for emergency replacement. The 3-5-ton unit footprint fits a common roof curb used on many existing commercial buildings. The unit can be installed without the need for an adapter, which saves customers time and money during installation.
Marketair Inc. has introduced easybend by Castel Engineering, a soft copper pipe bender that eliminates VRF and minisplit lineset installation kinks. Marketair specializes in ductless air conditioning tools/accessories and is the exclusive easybend importer/distributor for the North American markets.
SPX Cooling Technologies announced a redesign of its Marley AV line of factory-assembled single flow cooling towers. The new induced draft crossflow design features both single- and multi-fan models and a broader tonnage range from 122 to 772 nominal tons and flowrate of 117 to 1,541 gpm (27 to 350 m3/hr).The AV provides a compact footprint and is well-suited to support air conditioning and refrigeration systems as well as light industrial loads.
Retrieving every last bit of performance from the system while stopping short of the surge line is no small feat. Dig into sizing, tower selection, chilled water loads and stability, and condenser water management to leave no efficiency stone unturned. Read more in April issue