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.
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.
Ruskin says it new EME720 7-in horizontal 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.
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.
ADEY® Professional Heating Solutions has launched its MagnaClean Commercial™ Magnetic Filter range to the North American market. MagnaClean Commercial’s patented magnetic filtration system works immediately upon installation, removing virtually all of the suspended iron oxide that collects in hydronic heating systems.
Multi-Wing launched ƐPS™ Fan Blade Extensions. With bristles on the end of each blade, the company says the ƐPS closes the gap between the shroud and the fan tip. This fan blade extension minimizes turbulence in the blade, improves fan performance, and reduces noise.
ClimaCool says it has introduced a modular chiller that harnesses both air and water to achieve simultaneous heating and cooling without geothermal. The product, referred to as the Simultaneous Heating and Cooling Air Cooled Heat Pump with Integral Water to Water Heat Recovery, extends the company’s line of chillers.
Mitsubishi Electric recently introduced its CITY MULTI® ceiling cassette indoor unit, featuring the new 3D i-see Sensor™. The 3D i-see Sensor is a small component mounted to the exterior panel of the ceiling cassette. The sensor continuously analyzes the thermal profile of a room, identifying cool and warm spots. To achieve an accurate thermal profile, it performs hundreds of circular scans, with multiple points per scan, continuously monitoring.
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