Pottorff has announced the addition of the ECV-645-MD 6-in deep, vertical blade louver to its Miami-Dade approved product line-up. The ECV-645-MD is AMCA rated for Air Performance and Wind-Driven Rain and is approved by the Florida Building Code.
Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced the introduction of its E.2 Pump-Less Volute (PLV) kit which is designed to upgrade, renew, or replace all working parts of all models in the E Series family of circulators. The kits are suitable for both hydronic fluid and potable water applications and include all the new features that were introduced with the second generation of the E Series.
To meet the need for optimum efficiency and energy savings across all building loads, Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced that its Design Envelope pumps are now also available for use with single phase power up to 7.5 hp.
System Sensor announced that its FAAST Fire Alarm Aspiration Sensing Technology® now comes equipped with direct ModBus connectivity. According to the company, FAAST’s built-in ModBus protocol enables seamless communication with building management systems without any additional hardware or software, making bidding, system design, and installation easier.
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.