Haier Ductless is launching a new ductless series designed for light commercial installation as well as large residential applications. The FlexFit Pro series is available from 24,000 Btu to 48,000 Btu.
SPX Cooling Technologies has launched its new Recold® LC Evaporative Condenser. The condenser design reduces refrigerant charge by up to 40% and lowers fan energy consumption by up to 50% compared to conventional evaporative condensers, according to company officials.
Trane announced the availability of its XR16 low profile side discharge air conditioning unit for split ducted systems. This high-performance, low-profile unit features a side discharge, making it ideal for difficult-to-install applications or in tight space requirements where vertical discharge units prove less than optimal.
PennBarry has expanded its Direct Drive Dynamo centrifugal fan line by including models up to a 24-in wheel diameter and Gplus (Green Plus) EC motor options up to 2 hp. These additions will be available to order in June 2017.
Automated Logic Corporation (ALC) has expanded its suite of optimization solutions for the WebCTRL® building automation system to include a new chilled water system optimizer. The new WebCTRL chilled water system optimizer minimizes the energy use of the entire chilled water system in a commercial building, including AHUs, fan coils, and other chilled water distribution equipment.
E2S Warning Signals has developed a range of LED beacons for use as warning beacons and status indicators for systems installed in hazardous areas and industrial environments. According to the company, the LED units, using a multiple array of high-power white Cree LEDs, offer significant advantages over traditional Xenon strobe technology. The typical light output level from the LED units is a very bright 338 candela, higher than the 120 candela effective intensity of a 5J Xenon tube unit.
Ruskin® has introduced the EME720 7-in horizontal louver. The EME720 louver features 56% free area and combines a continuous-blade architectural appearance with the performance of a wind-driven rain-resistant louver.
The louver’s architectural mullion is recessed, notched in the blade, and utilizes drain pockets allowing water to drain away while contributing to an appearance of one continuous louver.
Panasonic Heating & Air Conditioning Group introduced the latest entry in the ECOi EX ™ Series, the new 460 volt unit, designed for commercial use. New to the series is the 2-way ECOi VRF Heat Recovery system, which the company says increases heating output and lowers installation costs.
STULZ Air Technology Systems, Inc. launched its next generation Mini-Space EC precision cooling system for small IT spaces. The Mini-Space EC provides up to 12kW (41 MBH) of cooling while only occupying a 2-ft by 2-ft footprint making it ideal for small IT and telco closets, high-rise buildings, laboratories, and other constrained spaces.
The new Mini-Space EC is available with CW or DX cooling in both up-flow (top discharge) and down-flow (top return) configurations with options for bottom discharge (under floor), front discharge (direct room supply), and ducted rear return (with external filter box).
--STULZ Air Technology Systems
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.