Trane has announced the availability of its ComfortLink™ II XL1050, the latest product in the brand’s portfolio of thermostats and smart controls. The ComfortLink™ II XL1050, a Wi-Fi or Ethernet enabled connected control, provides users with the ability to control indoor temperatures on a zone by zone basis, as well as create schedules and presets to customize the temperature based on user preference.
Danfoss has launched new models for its Turbocor® TG series for low global warming potential refrigerants. The compressors enable chiller manufacturers to build climate friendly and sustainable solutions that support refrigerant regulations for reducing the direct and indirect CO2 emissions such as the European F-Gas Regulation and the US Environmental Protection Agency’s SNAP regulations.
Lochinvar LLC has released the NOBLE™ Fire Tube Combi Boiler. With three models ranging from 110,000 to 199,999 Btuh, the company says the Noble boiler offers easy installation and serviceability, true instantaneous response time, and a user-friendly interface. In addition to 10:1 turndown and 95% Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE), the Noble Fire Tube Combi Boiler is designed, engineered, and assembled in the USA.
Trane added a 3-5-ton offering to its portfolio of Foundation™ light-commercial rooftop HVAC units to provide customers with a new solution ideal for emergency replacement. The 3-5-ton unit footprint fits a common roof curb used on many existing commercial buildings. The unit can be installed without the need for an adapter, which saves customers time and money during installation.
Marketair Inc. has introduced easybend by Castel Engineering, a soft copper pipe bender that eliminates VRF and minisplit lineset installation kinks. Marketair specializes in ductless air conditioning tools/accessories and is the exclusive easybend importer/distributor for the North American markets.
SPX Cooling Technologies announced a redesign of its Marley AV line of factory-assembled single flow cooling towers. The new induced draft crossflow design features both single- and multi-fan models and a broader tonnage range from 122 to 772 nominal tons and flowrate of 117 to 1,541 gpm (27 to 350 m3/hr).The AV provides a compact footprint and is well-suited to support air conditioning and refrigeration systems as well as light industrial loads.
Laars Heating Systems now offers a 150- to 2,500-gallon electric water heater from 12 to 360 kW. The systems feature 150 psi ASME code glass lining, ASME temperature and pressure relief valve, internal fusing (above 120 amps), and magnesium anode rods.
Schaffner EMC introduces the ECOsine® Active 3420, a harmonic filter which provides harmonic compensation in real-time for industrial and commercial environments. With a capacity of 30 to 300A, operating at 200-480VAC (+/- 10%), the connection-ready 3420 (3-wire) cabinet models include forced air cooling and internal liquid cooling (200-300A), for the power electronics.
Quantech has expanded its line of QTC4 Air-Cooled Variable-Speed-Drive Screw Chillers to a total of 21 models ranging from 150 to 360 tons. With the expanded line, Quantech officials said many models are in-stock ready to ship within three to five days to enable immediate chiller replacement.
Why was one floor’s laboratory ventilation failing to keep up, when it was even the closest floor to the rooftop fans? Some system sleuthing led two engineers to a fitting conclusion. Read more stories in May Issue 2017.