Taco has expanded its SelfSensing pump capabilities with the addition of CI and FI end suction pumps. The company says it is the first pump manufacturer to offer SelfSensing end suction pumps and the first to offer drives with a SelfSensing bypass option.
Honeywell has introduced its Silent Knight® low frequency sounders and sounder bases, plus an amplifier to provide code-mandated backup power capabilities for emergency communication systems. To satisfy specifiers’ demand for more secure fire and emergency voice communications, the company claims a unique amplifier has been developed by the Silent Knight team to provide backup power capabilities for the IntelliKnight 5820XL-EVS emergency voice system.
Fulton Companies has expanded its condensing hydronic boiler offering. The Endura™ boiler is now available in 750,000 (EDR-750) and 1 million (EDR-1000) Btuh model sizes. Released in 2013, Fulton previously offered the Endura in 1.5 million (EDR-1500) and 2 million (EDR-2000) Btuh sizes.
Veris Industries has introduced the E5xxxA Series to its line of power and energy meters. The company says the series combines the metering performance expected from the traditional E5x family with the addition of a built-in integrator and power supply for the needed rope style CTs.
Leaning on experience and data from various K-12 cities and projects, the author pursues some less conventional design approaches. They may revolve around radiant heating and/or cooling, but depending on school size and other factors, the smart use of heat recovery, DOAS, and improved central plants could also put a project on the HVAC honor roll.