The IC20 Drop-In fan from Zoo Fans is designed specifically for drop ceiling (T-bar) spaces with ceiling heights from 8 ft to 20 ft. The patent-pending diffuser has an integrated jet ball exhaust that is easy to adjust to direct the airflow.
Airxchange is introducing its new Expanded Capacity Energy Recovery Wheels. The new range of sizes offers airflow capacity from 20,000 to 60,000 cfm. The largest of the six new energy recovery wheels, the ERC-156, can provide more than 150 tons of cooling at AHRI test conditions. The company says the Expanded Capacity Energy Recovery Wheels maintain Airxchange’s signature segmented design that offers fast installation and ease of serviceability. The new range of wheels also includes the standard Airxchange five-year warranty.
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.
From a missing pipe hanger three floors down to steam traps past their prime, these stories show how steam system problems can originate inside the boiler room or far beyond it. Read more in February issue.