CertainTeed says it is strengthening its line of high-performance HVAC insulation products with the addition of ToughGard® R Rotary Duct Liner. Combining the trusted thermal, acoustical, and moisture control performance of the ToughGard liner airstream surface with a sustainable fiberglass matt, ToughGard R is ideal for helping to ensure high indoor environmental quality and occupant comfort.??
Daikin Applied has expanded its Magnitude WMC chiller line to include four additional sizes – WMC125, 200, 225, and 275. The product is ideal for most commercial applications including hospitals, small to midsized data centers, schools, and office buildings. The company says the expanded line provides greater flexibility for engineers who can now closely match chillers to the specifications of the job and apply magnetic bearing chillers on many more projects.
Tate® Airflow is introducing IsoFlo™, a fully contained cabinet. The IsoFlo cabinet offers a more efficient and flexible data center design when compared to aisle containment systems, according to the company.
Kohler Power Systems is launching two compact gaseous-fueled generators to meet growing demand for mobile power in new markets. The company says the units can easily switch between optional on-board LP fuel tanks and external LP liquid, LP gas, or natural gas fuel sources.
Fellowes, Inc. introduced its line of air quality control systems designed to reduce the presence of airborne germs, allergens, and odor in public and shared spaces, such as restrooms, cafeterias, break and waiting rooms. AeraMax® PRO air quality control systems are designed specifically for installation in public and shared spaces.
RectorSeal Corp. has developed Actabs® DMSS, a micro-biocide and dissolving treatment for contaminated solids designed specifically for maintaining clean condensate pans and drain line orifices in ductless and mini-split system (DMSS) air conditioning units.
Lennox has expanded its Energence® rooftop line with new ultra-high-efficiency models. Lennox’ ultra-high-efficiency Energence units feature efficiencies of up to 21.5 IEER and 13.9EER resulting in overall lower operating costs and service, which the company says contributes to the lowest total cost of ownership. Energence ultra-high-efficiency units are designed to offer customers energy savings with features such as the Advanced Cooling System and the DirectPlus™ blower system. In addition to sustained savings, the Energence ultra-high-efficiency lineup exceeds ASHRAE 90.1 minimum standards by 92%, exceeds CEE Tier 1 and 2 efficiency minimum requirements, and qualifies for many potential utility rebates and incentives, while also providing additional options to meet California Energy Code Title 24.
Grundfos has released the Comfort PM Auto range of intelligent and energy-efficient hot water recirculation pumps. The company says the pumps eliminate the wait for hot water at showerheads and sink taps. Compared with conventional pumps that run continuously, company officials claim the Comfort PM Auto is capable of reducing energy costs by as much as 96% thanks to the Autoadapt feature, which ensures that the pump runs only when required.
Daikin Applied has added natural gas heating as an option to its Skyline™ commercial outdoor air handler line. The gas heat option provides lower operating cost and increased energy saving solutions for building owners and facility managers, while maximizing HVAC system performance, according to the company.
Boiler Maintenance & Lifecycle Costs; Proper upkeep can seem like a high bar, but it's nothing compared to a drain on the budget, an avoidable full replacement, or an on-site incident, read more in January issue.