Superior Radiant Products says its SRP Modulus™ adaptive modulating infrared tube heater provides thermal efficiencies in excess of 80%. Rates range from 80,000 to 200,000 Btuh with a 40% modulating differential.
American Air Filter Co., Inc. introduced the MEGApleat™ M8 premium pleated filter. The M8 filter reduces energy costs by up to 20%, lasts 30% longer, and is 40% stronger, according to the company. The filter’s patent-pending design is ideal choice sustainable building design and operation.
Emerson Climate Technologies Flow Controls launched its new EX3 electronic expansion valve. The company says the EX3 is a stepper-motor driven electronic expansion valve that provides precise mass flow control and high energy efficiency for supermarket showcases and cold rooms with multiple parallel evaporators.
The new HPC40 Series handheld pressure calibrator from Crystal Engineering, a unit of AMETEK Test & Calibration Instruments, incorporates a number of features aimed at extending the range and functionality of the compact instrument.
Sterling HVAC announced the commercialization of the Xcelon system, a rooftop make-up air unit that combines hydronic condensing boiler technology with advanced air distribution and heat recovery methods for levels of efficiency up to 98%. Conceptualized and developed by Sterling, the Xcelon’s engineering integrates hydronic technology, a new air distribution system, and an integrated control platform to produce ultra-high efficiencies.
DuctSox has added the SkeleCore Pull-Tight to its line of fabric duct products. The SkeleCore Pull-Tight is a fabric Retention and suspension system that uses a combination of internal hoops and tensioning baskets in order to maintain the shape and retention of fabric duct.
General Tools has introduced the new Mini-Anemometer/Psychrometer. The DAF3009 can measure all parameters associated with installing, testing, and fine-tuning the performance of an HVACR system. This includes airflow volume, airspeed, enthalpy, ambient temperature, dew point temperature, wet bulb temperature, wind chill index, and relative humidity.
MacroAir has released its new industrial fan line called AirVolution-D. According to the company, because of direct-drive motor technology, AirVolution-D is lighter, sleeker, and smarter without sacrificing power or efficiency. By completely eliminating the gearbox that can be found on traditional high-Volume, low speed (HVLS) fans currently on the market, more than 137 moving parts have been eliminated.
NexRev Inc., announced the availability of the DrivePak™ Advanced Rooftop Control (ARC). The control is an expanded model of the company’s DrivePak HVAC retrofit upgrade, which the company says incorporates advanced controls allowing customers to further capitalize the savings from DrivePak as well as additional prescriptive energy rebates and incentives.
A few circumstances in a data center make it ripe for a CHP design to boost efficiency. Let’s get into the options within both relevant chiller types, why payback may be shorter than expected, and the assorted potential benefits from lower costs to higher reliability. Some tips from an array of manufacturers’ reps round out this useful investigation.