HEMCO says its new ModuLab can achieve strict environmental control by incorporating HEPA filtration to regulate air quality ranging from Class 1,000 to 100,000. Modulab can be used in conjunction with dust collectors to control room dust levels. Precise temperature control can be maintained with optional modified cooling systems for lower temperature requirements. Humidity can be regulated with desiccant systems available for lower humidity requirements.
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.
Why was one floor’s laboratory ventilation failing to keep up, when it was even the closest floor to the rooftop fans? Some system sleuthing led two engineers to a fitting conclusion. Read more stories in May Issue 2017.