Bradford White Water Heaters has launched its ElectriFLEX™ HD (Heavy Duty) field convertible commercial electric water heaters. The new ElectriFLEX™ HD models join the ElectriFLEX™ LD (Light Duty) and ElectriFLEX™ MD (Medium Duty) products to complete the full line of Bradford White convertible commercial electric water heaters.
Titus HVAC says it has upgraded and expanded its blower coil product line to better serve customers with a low cost efficient method of cooling and heating any space. Along with their ability to be easily maneuvered and fit in small spaces, these compact air handlers come in both horizontal and vertical alignments to be either floor or ceiling mounted. The Blower Coils’ flexibility and range of options allows them to satisfy the indoor air quality requirement of any commercial applications which includes schools, healthcare facilities, retail, and office buildings.
Cummins Power Generation has developed a new line of all-diesel generator sets to help small businesses such as gas stations, grocery stores, health clinics, telecommunication facilities, and more remain open and operational even during extended power outages and in extreme weather.
Two new models of duct heaters are now available from Greenheck. Model IDHB is configurable for most applications in sizes up to 36 in by 36 in. Model IDHC is customizable with enhanced features and a maximum heating capacity of 475 Kw.
Carrier’s WeatherExpert™ Series now includes six new models from 75- to 150-tons, for a total model line-up ranging from 3- to 150-ton units. The WeatherExpert line boasts Integrated Energy Efficiency Ratio ratings up to 21.0 that exceed the Consortium of Energy Efficiency tier II criteria, which many utilities use for rebates.
TSI Inc. has introduced an expanded capability line of Hydronic Manometers. Models HM675 and HM685 can be used for balancing commercial hydronic heating and cooling systems, checking pump performance, and setting balancing valves.
Bosch is offering two new models of condensing gas-fired tankless water heaters for domestic hot water on demand applications. The Greentherm C 1050 ES and C 950 ES are both Energy Star® rated models featuring condensing technology for up to 10% improved energy efficiency over non-condensing models, with an energy factor up to 0.94.
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.