Spirax Sarco has introduced its new AEL 5 series electric actuator range for ½-in to 4-in control valves. The AEL 5 series electric actuators are reversible having linear output. Its internal components such as the PCB, positioner card, and limited switches are affixed to a more durable and sturdy aluminum support for holding and/or fitting accessories.
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.