Kohler is introducing a lineup of high-performance batteries specifically designed for use in residential, commercial, and industrial power generators. The new Kohler Genuine Batteries are engineered to deliver optimal performance in generator applications, helping end users to minimize the unplanned maintenance.
Kohler is introducing three new industrial light commercial generator models for stationary emergency applications. The Kohler 25CCL, 30CCL, and 36CCL are 60-Hz generators, which can be fueled by either natural gas or liquid propane and integrate the Kohler APM402 controller as well as a Kohler 2.2-liter turbocharged engine. According to officials, the new generators provide advanced voltage and frequency regulation along with ultra-low levels of harmonic distortion for power quality and enhanced protection for sensitive, valuable electronics.
To help building operators better manage their HVAC equipment, Carrier has introduced the next generation of touchscreen displays for the i-Vu® building automation system. The company says the new TruVu™ Equipment Touch (ET) displays provide facility managers and technicians with an intuitive user interface for managing HVAC equipment in buildings.
Generac Industrial Power developed its own control platform — the new Power Zone® — specifically for its industrial generator sets. According to company officials, the platform interface is designed to emulate a smartphone.
Kohler announced the expansion of its KD Series industrial generators, which now includes models ranging up to 3,250kW. The company is officially accepting orders for these new units, which are powered by two compact EPA-certified Kohler V16 engines.
Regal Beloit Corporation launched a new suite of Marathon® generators for data centers. The DATAMAX line of generators ranges from 1,100 to 3,500 kW, covering 480 to 13,800 volts 60 hertz and 400 to 11,000 volts 50 hertz and is available in 740, 760, 860, and 1,000 frame designs with low-reactance customization.
So, you want to generate your own power, for emergencies and/or for everyday use. For the sake of your design/budget/schedule, learn what the utility might expect from you — and what you should expect from it.
Engineered Systems magazine’s July 2019 issue examines the meticulous challenges involved with designing a central steam plant, why well-maintained central plants are facilities’ lifeblood, how radiant heated and cooled classrooms are evolving in educational settings, the role of VRF on utility bills, and much more.