Howden American Fan Company is offering the BCS Backwardly Inclined Fan for air purification in applications like woodworking, chemical mixing, welding, dry storage, and more. The company says the BCS fan delivers non-overloading horsepower characteristics and stable performance over the entire pressure curve for maximum efficiency.
RectorSeal® Corp. has introduced the Hurricane-Rated Wall Condenser Bracket for ductless minisplit system (DMSS) condensers. The product is a universal DMSS wall mounting bracket tested/certified by a third-party structural engineering firm for compliancy with all North American hurricane-rating standards.
Viega has introduced Viega PEX Press test plugs, PEX Press 45-degree elbows, PEX Press 90-degree flare elbows, PEX Press reducing tees, and PEX pipe supports. This expands the company’s PEX offerings for a variety of applications including commercial and municipal.
Nortek Global HVAC has launched a new 3-phase large packaged gas/electric system in 2 to 5 tons for light commercial use. Model R8GE delivers energy-efficient 14 SEER cooling in advance of new federal efficiency standards that will take effect on January 1, 2017.
Tyco Fire Protection Products, a division of Tyco, introduced the Model RM-1 Riser Manifold. The RM-1, available for commercial and residential uses, features a proprietary connection between the manifold and the Potter alarm switch. The connection has a watertight, flat surface design which helps prevent leaks.
Nu-Calgon has launched new 100- and 200-count bulk jars of Gel Tabs™. The company says the tabs are an effective treatment that prevents condensate drain pans from clogging and getting musty odors. Gel Tabs feature a gel locking technology — once activated by condensation, the gel formulation locks the tablet in place until it completely dissolves.
To keep people more comfortable year-round — and to help building owners and managers drive down energy costs — Rite-Hite Corporation says it is offering the Revolution® Fan. Designed to deliver optimal performance, the high-volume, low-speed (HVLS) fan supplements heated and cooled air for more efficient and cost-effective air circulation in virtually any facility.
A new packaged heat pump from the Coleman brand of Johnson Controls is available in 3- to 8.5-ton capacities. Its exact-fit replacement design matches footprints of other manufacturers’ units and the company says it reduces installation time, cost, and complexity by eliminating the need for a curb adapter.
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