Seresco USA Inc. has introduced the NE 200 Series. According to the company, the NE 200 series is the industry's smallest horizontal two-compressor footprint dehumidifier and the only HVAC system designed specifically for retrofitting residential, hotel, and medium-sized community indoor pools of up to 5,000 sq ft.
The Trane Sintesis air-cooled chillers offer a new cooling solution, which provides energy efficiency, multiple acoustical treatment options for low sound output, and refrigerant choices to address sustainability concerns.
The Atlas Operating Room Ceiling System (AORCS) from Titus HVAC has been designed for flexibility in critical environments like operating and imaging rooms. The new AORCS offers the ability customize piece by piece.
Ziehl-Abegg has added a new motor size to its line of motors, allowing the company to offer a new fan that is quieter, more efficient, with improved aerodynamics. This completion of its product range of energy-saving EC motors accompanies the introduction of new impellers.
To meet the need for optimum efficiency and energy savings across all building loads, Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced that its Design Envelope pumps are now also available for use with single phase power up to 7.5 hp.
Continental Control Systems has launched its ACT® line of split-core current transformers. The company says a key highlight is the Accu-CT® family of wide-range CTs, which aims to offer unprecedented accuracy.
Designed with the needs of building owners and their specifying engineers in mind, Cambridge Engineering has introduced a new line of Blow-Thru® Direct Gas Fired Space Heaters to efficiently and safely heat smaller commercial and industrial facilities.
According to Greenheck, its new fully programmable energy management motor starter, Model MSEM, can be specifically adapted to the user’s needs. Available for single-phase (up to15 hp) or three-phase (up to 300 hp) commercial or industrial applications, Model MSEM features a Hand/Off/Auto keypad with LCD display to easily adjust settings.
Browning has introduced its latest notched V-belts with the benefits of EPDM heat-resistance and durability. The company has added an expanded temperature rating of -60°F to 250°F to some of the most commonly used V-belt cross sections in the HVAC industry: AX, BX, CX, 3VX, 5VX, and 8VX Gripnotch belts.
Harsco Corporation has expanded its P-K SONIC® line of commercial boilers to now include the SC-2000 (2,000 Mbtu/h). According to the company, the addition of the SONIC SC-2000 stainless steel boiler from its Harsco Industrial Group’s Patterson-Kelley division continues to expand the boundaries of its commitment to energy efficiency and innovative design.
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.