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.
GrayWolf has introduced new multi-parameter air measurement kits that include 7-in, 8-in, or 10-in tablet PCs to meet lower cost DirectSense IAQ, TVOC, TOX, HVAC and AIR applications. Use the smaller tablets for portable display of measurements, “snap-shot” data-logs, and/or short-term trend logging. Additionally, use the 10-in tablet for multi-probe and long-term monitoring. All of the tablets come with cameras that enable direct attachment of photos and videos to data files on-site. The microphones allows for audio note attachment for efficient and reliable documentation of field surveys.
CertainTeed has expanded its line of Ecophon sound absorbers. According to the company, the Ecophon Advantage makes specifying fiberglass ceilings a viable choice in a wide variety of settings. Manufactured at CertainTeed’s facility in Plymouth, WI, the Ecophon Advantage aims to offer a cost-effective solution for bringing outstanding acoustics and environmental performance to a larger list of projects. Schools, offices, and other public buildings can now add the sound absorbing performance of fiberglass in high square footage applications such as classrooms and open-plan offices to basic mineral fiber ceilings and stay within budget.
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