SWEP reports that it is the first company to provide Brazed Plate Heat Exchangers (BPHEs) certified by the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). Testing performed by their contracted laboratories verify that product performance is according to specified ratings. This offers additional security when selecting BPHEs for HVAC installations.
Greenheck’s new Grease Trapper Pollution Control Unit removes grease, smoke, and odors from kitchen exhaust. According to the company, it is the only pollution control unit in the industry that has been tested and listed to the UL-1978 standard for factory-built grease ducts.
Capital Coil & Air now offers new and replacement coils for every application, including cooling or heating coils for replacement of existing coils or new jobs. Whether it’s 5/8-in OD, .5-in OD, or 3/8-in OD, Capital Coil says it can match existing dimensions and duplicate performance.
Weil-McLain® is now offering an enhanced line of its SlimFit™ high-efficiency condensing gas boilers. New features include improved boiler-to-boiler communication, Modbus® and BACnet® for linking with BAS, express set up wizard, 10 preset typical heating systems, and updated controls interface for better navigation, at-a-glance boiler status, diagnostics, and troubleshooting.
All Laars commercial NeoTherm boilers now come with a large color touch screen as standard equipment. The company says the screen allows quick access to the control’s full functionality. A new variable speed boiler pump control option, VARI-PRIME™, is also available that optimizes total installed efficiency by matching boiler input modulation to pump flow.
Daikin Applied has expanded its line of air cooled scroll chillers. The chillers are designed to help facility managers in K-12 schools better manage rising energy costs and the burdens of aging equipment. Trailblazer, the customizable chiller, is now available in sizes from 30 to 240 tons.
Many engineers tend to avoid or delegate the nitty gritty of a ground source heat pump system, from soil moisture effects to building system (im) balance. It's time for designers to get in the loop. Learn more about Grounded In Reality in the December issue. Other topics in the December issue include health care HVAC, Boilders, check out the Back2Basics, and more.