Fujitsu General has added to its “J-Series” Airstage VRF line with introduction of the smaller J-IIS series. The J-IIS avails variable refrigerant flow technology for smaller residential, multi-housing, and light commercial uses with equipment now available in three- and four-ton sizes.
The Turbopower® 96 gas-fired, fire-tube, storage water heater features 96% thermal efficiency and a tank and removable heat exchanger fabricated from pickle-passivated duplex stainless steel. Product line offers a heat input range from 500 to 1,600 MBtu and storage capacities from 250 to 1,500 gallons.
SPX Cooling Technologies introduced a new line of gearboxes, the Series M Geareducer. Series M Geareducers are designed and manufactured to directly and easily replace other OEM gearboxes in field-erected cooling towers, said company officials.
Greenheck’s Vektor® line of laboratory exhaust systems now offers a direct drive arrangement 4 option available on Vektor-MH (High Plume), Vektor-MD (High Plume with Dilution), and Vektor-MS (Variable Geometry Nozzle) models.
System Sensor says it has fully redesigned its L-Series line of fire and life safety systems. According to the company, the enhanced and expanded L-Series features a lower current draw that is up to 35% more efficient, reducing the number of power supplies needed.
Larson Electronics LLC has released a new explosion proof evaporative cooler. This explosion proof galvanized air chiller combines a non-sparking fan and dry mist technology to cool Class 1, Division 1 work areas that do not have access to traditional air conditioning.
HEMCO says its new ModuLab can achieve strict environmental control by incorporating HEPA filtration to regulate air quality ranging from Class 1,000 to 100,000. Modulab can be used in conjunction with dust collectors to control room dust levels. Precise temperature control can be maintained with optional modified cooling systems for lower temperature requirements. Humidity can be regulated with desiccant systems available for lower humidity requirements.
Nortek Global HVAC is adding a new 96% AFUE gas furnace to its lineup. Model FG7TE/FG7TN comes with a factory-installed ECM motor and programmable control board. The new furnace meets Energy Star requirements and qualifies for local utility rebates and the U.S. federal tax credit.
Taco Comfort Solutions says its Taco 0015e3 is the only three-setting, ECM-powered circulator on the market. With three settings, the 0015e3 replaces all three-speed hydronic circulators in its class. Its variable speed, high-efficiency ECM motor also uses up to 85% less electricity, according to officials.
The high-profile equipment involves an efficient, resilient trigeneration plant to provide heating, cooling, and power service. However, UConn’s most critical asset may be its forward-thinking, campus-wide energy strategy. Read more stories in June Issue 2017.