Technical Systems (TSI), a division of RAE Corporation, has released the new Adiabatic Pre-cooling Evaporative X-change (APEX™) cooling technology. The company reports the APEX combines evaporative cooling technology with the simplicity of air cooling to deliver low-maintenance, highly efficient cooling systems. APEX is ideal for data centers, hospitals, colleges and universities, and more.
GF Piping Systems has introduced the Type 514-519 High Flow Diaphragm Valve Series. The valves are designed to provide a true break-through for weir style valves. The valve features an optimized, turbulence-free flow geometry that offers significantly increased flow rate performance and lower energy consumption, according to the company. These features expand the valve’s suitability for applications where diaphragm valves were previously not considered due to flow restriction.
The Grundfos PACOpaQ® is a fully-integrated and compact HVAC packaged pumping system designed for chilled and hot water distribution, condenser water, geothermal loop, district heating and cooling, and many other water-based systems. The system pairs centrifugal pumps with the intelligence and efficiency of a dedicated HVAC control, which automatically determines the most efficient speed and optimum number of pumps needed to meet desired flow and pressure.
Daikin Applied has expanded its Rebel™ commercial packaged rooftop systems from 3 to 15 tons to include 16- to 28-ton sizes, enabling owners of larger buildings to decrease the number of units required, reducing overall installation costs.
The Filterscan® WiFi Air Filter Monitor and Notification System from CleanAlert issues text/e-mail alerts when an air filter needs servicing –—ideal for operations or property managers responsible for servicing large or multiple facilities.
A new product designed by Nippon PMAC will now allow hotels to deliver room-by-room climate control of a 4-pipe system with no structural alteration to its existing 2-pipe installation. The system, known as PAFMAC, will provide hotel guests with room temperatures suited to their particular tastes.
Spirax Sarco has released the CSM-C 600 compact clean steam generator. This unit is a skid mounted system that is designed to provide dry saturated steam that meets the requirements of HTM2031, HTM2010, and EN285 standards. The CMS-C 600 generator can produce up to a maximum of 1,275 lb/h of clean steam at 45psig — dependent on plant steam pressure and feedwater temperature. The generator can be used across a wide range of industries and in any application that relies on sterilization or humidification as part of its process.
AirMotion Sciences, Inc. has introduced its new line of 16-ft through 24-ft HVLS Fans known as their Big Simple Fans™. The company says both lines of AirMotion’s HVLS fans have small, highly energy efficient motors, and are used for cooling, heat de-stratification, ventilation, and as alternatives to air conditioning in large facilities. These industrial ceiling fans aim to offer improved performance over traditional HVLS fans, but with much greater versatility to reduce energy costs and environmental stress while enhancing comfort and productivity.
The new Valbia® VB008 Mini quarter-turn direct-mount electric actuator measures 4.75-in long by 2.75-in wide. Used with .25- to 1.25-in full-port direct mount ball valves, the company says it provides the compact and reliable automatic flow control for a wide range of HVAC, light industrial, and OEM applications.
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