Uponor North America says it is making it easier to provide an AquaPEX® plumbing system for homes and multifamily structures with the launch of its new ProPEX® connections for water service applications.
AERCO has released its Benchmark® Platinum boiler series. According to the company, the boilers feature technology and components aimed at optimizing the system and maximizing efficiencies by up to an additional 9%.
Aquatherm North America (NA) has added a new SDR 9 product line to its family of Aquatherm Blue Pipe® options used in mechanical and industrial applications — Aquatherm Blue Pipe SDR 9 MF RP. SDR stands for standard dimension ratio, while 9 is the pipe thickness (or SDR). MF is multi-layer faser (Aquatherm’s proprietary thermal expansion-reducing fiberglass extruded layer). RP stands for raised pressure.
Delta Controls has debuted the eZNTW, an advanced BACnet thermostat that expands the company’s enteliZONE thermostat product line. The company says its eZNTW boasts unique communications capabilities, such as onboard WiFi to make it IoT-ready and enOcean® wireless capabilities for HVAC controls and in-room integration with a variety of peripheral products, such as lighting, blinds, and door contact. The eZNTW also features a wide-range of sensing applications, from basic temperature monitoring to indoor air quality and occupancy sensing.
Fujitsu General America Inc. has expanded its Airstage™ V-II VRF equipment line of VRF heat pumps with enhanced capabilities and operational efficiencies. The latest series now includes 6-, 8-, and 10-ton condensers, helping to reduce the number of condensers in certain configurations.
PennBarry has released the Zephyr Revolution, a line of precision ceiling, inline, and wall-mount exhaust fans for the commercial and residential airflow management market. The Zephyr Revolution will be available in the Spring of 2017.
Danfoss has extended its existing line of Optyma™ condensing units for the U.S. market to include the new Optyma™ Slim. According to the company, the Optyma Slim is designed for easy installation and service.
Hair’s Mini VRF bridges the gap between the small multi-zone residential applications to multi-zone light commercial needs. Mini-VRF can have up to nine indoor units with nine zones of temperature control and comfort. With a 984 ft refrigerant line length, multi-story applications and large building application is now possible.
SEMCO LLC introduced the NEUTON–Multiple Zone, a chilled beam pump module (CCBPM) capable of controlling active chilled beams in up to five small rooms in office buildings, hospitals, schools or other commercial buildings. The NEUTON–Multiple Zone consists of modified onboard software, combination temperature/humidity monitoring sensors, and thermostatically-controlled hydronic valves for up to five zones, and an original NEUTON CCBPM.
Armstrong Fluid Technology has unveiled the new Tango line of pumps. Ranging from 1hp to 10hp, company officials said the new line of Tango pumps is a completely integrated offering designed to further reduce first installed costs as well as ongoing lifetime costs by more than 30% over traditional approaches.
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.