Automated Logic Corporation has made enhancements to its flagship product, the WebCTRL® building automation system. The web-based building automation platform now features optimized trend reporting, new visualization tools, mobile support capability, and Open Automated Demand Response (ADR) to further help manage building energy conservation measures, identify key operational problems, and analyze the end results.
Marley Engineered Products introduced its Artisan SmartSeries® Architectural Digital Wall Heater. The new wall heater automatically adjusts wattage output and blower speed resulting in quiet operation and energy efficiencies. The unit features 5 day/2 day programmability with four daily program periods to respond to a variety of environment needs.
RectorSeal® Corp. introduced SureSeal® Vent-Guard, a vent stack device for eliminating toxic sewer gas and odor egress and migration to nearby rooftop HVAC system outdoor air intakes. The patent-pending Vent-Guard is available in three sizes designed to fit 2-, 3-, and 4-in-diameter commercial building plumbing vent stacks and restaurant grease interceptor vents.
The new Valbia® VB008 Mini quarter-turn direct-mount electric actuator measures 4.75-in long by 2.75-in wide. Used with .25- to 1.25-in full-port direct mount ball valves, the company says it provides the compact and reliable automatic flow control for a wide range of HVAC, light industrial, and OEM applications.
ClimateCraft has supplemented its FanMatrix™ fan array system with the new BalanceStream™ technology. Featuring a spring-actuated inlet cone and designed with only one moving part, the company says its BalanceStream improves system efficiency, flexibility, and simplicity while reducing maintenance and energy costs. ClimateCraft has engineered the technology to incorporate no supplemental electro-mechanical devices, nor require a complex control strategy. Additionally, BalanceStream eliminates the need for backdraft dampers, and features automatic shut-off in the case of fan failure. FanMatrix with BalanceStream technology is available for replacement fan installations, or easily retrofitted into existing FanMatrix systems.
Trane is now offering its Air-Fi™ wireless technology for building controls. The company reports that Air-Fi wireless replaces the need for wired building controls, allowing installations to be completed quickly with less disruption to occupants in existing buildings, while also providing greater reliability, simplified installation, and more flexibility as building spaces change.
Schaffner EMC has introduced its ECOSine® 60 Hz Passive Harmonic Filters. The company says the filters remove harmful harmonics of a pre-determined order to increase the reliability of supplied power, and thus extending the service life of downstream components. With plug-and-play convenience and compact dimensions, the product can be more easily installed and commissioned.
DriSteem has launched a new water treatment system that expands its product line and offers an all-in-one solution that integrates with DriSteem’s humidification and evaporative cooling systems. The reverse-osmosis and water pre-treatment systems are designed to deliver high-purity water for a wide variety of applications and processes, and provide easy-access and low maintenance components.
Engineered Systems magazine’s June 2019 issue examines the role of HVAC systems and power in colleges and universities via the decentralization of a Missouri college’s central boiler plant, an examination of ventilation considerations in Group R-2 facilities, the steps engineers should consider when overcoming unanticipated boiler room setbacks, common calculations and considerations regarding NFPA 92, and much more.