Extech Instruments introduced the Extech MN62-K, a kit that includes Extech’s MA62 True RMS digital multimeter and the DV23 AC voltage detector. The company says the kit is optimized for electrical installations and repairs in residential or commercial wiring, HVACR work, and plant maintenance.
Johnson Controls is introducing Verasys™, a plug-and-play controls system that integrates HVACR equipment and controls. According to the company, Verasys offers customers in the light commercial market a flexible, one-source procurement solution with advanced technology already embedded for the self-discovery of Smart Equipment™.
Daikin Applied’s Intelligent Equipment® is now available as a factory-installed option on Trailblazer® chillers. The company says the equipment helps building owners and facility managers transform how they manage HVAC equipment. Officials also said the Intelligent Equipment transfers and applies data from the unit through the cloud to drive value, helping building operators monitor energy consumption at the equipment level.
Vibration fluctuations in HVAC systems are an early indicator of problems that cause equipment failure such as pump cavitation, unbalanced fans, and bad bearings. Sensaphone’s® new Vibration Sensor can be permanently mounted on equipment like generators, cooling towers, fans, and circulating pumps on chillers and boilers to continuously monitor vibration velocity and detect unusual conditions.
The Remote Lamp Mount (RLM) Small Systems (S/S) ultraviolet (UV-C) lamp fixture kit from UV Resources is designed to deliver ultraviolet energy to destroy coil/drain pan microbial infestations and disinfect moving air streams in hard-to-service fan coil units, PTAC units, and heat pump systems. According to company officials, by inactivating these microbes, the UV small systems kit helps prevent coil inefficiencies, drain pan overflow, and foul odors.
Onset announced the HOBO MX1101 data logger for measuring and transmitting temperature and humidity data wirelessly to mobile devices via Bluetooth Smart technology. The self-contained wireless data logger, which works with Onset’s free HOBOmobile app for logger setup and data management, enables the user to access data over a 100-ft range, at any time, from an iOS mobile device.
Check out the January 2020 edition of Engineered Systems: How and why WSP opted to replace an existing ice storage plant with a hidden modular centrifugal chiller plant, who has the authority, responsibility, and liability for keeping the air clean, and much more!