The new TYCO DV-5A deluge valve from Johnson Controls offers improvements on the DV-5 valve while keeping the original key features. The company says DV-5A deluge valve has a higher pressure rating of up to 300 psi and lower pressure drop, allowing water to travel further at specified system pressure.
Heat Transfer Products Group (HTPG) released its new Next-Gen All-Temp Low Profile Unit Cooler line. The new design features high-efficiency motors, new fan guard design and deep draw venturi to achieve optimal air flow, coils with enhanced copper tubing, and redesigned housing.
Nortek Global HVAC is adding a new 96% AFUE gas furnace to its lineup. Model FG7TE/FG7TN comes with a factory-installed ECM motor and programmable control board. The new furnace meets Energy Star requirements and qualifies for local utility rebates and the U.S. federal tax credit.
Johnson Controls has added a new dashboard for chiller plant operators to its Smart Connected Chillers program. The Smart Connected Chiller Operator Dashboard from Johnson Controls provides chiller plant operators with 24x7 access to chiller trend data and predictive analytics that Johnson Controls factory technicians use to maintain and troubleshoot chillers for their customers. Having this information can help plant operators detect issues before they become future problems.
Technical Systems (TSI), a division of RAE Corporation, has announced the availability of its Series 35 Evaporative Cooled Chillers. The company says the chillers have been specifically designed to provide-highly efficient cooling for commercial and industrial-duty applications.
Pentair has now increased the protection level of its Hoffman PROAIR air conditioners NEMA 4 and NEMA 4X to IP66, especially for use in harsh and corrosive environments. In the food and beverage industry, as well as in highly corrosive environments, equipment is exposed to higher requirements. In cooling such facilities, the company says its Hoffman PROAIR air conditioners offer ideal protection.
Mitsubishi Electric says it has made significant enhancements to its Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) zoning R2-Series and Y-Series cooling and heating systems. Leading efficiencies, a smaller footprint, and improved heating startup make these outdoor units ideal for commercial applications, according to the company.
Engineered Systems magazine’s May 2020 issue examines the revitalization of air-cooled chillers in data center facilities, the viability (or lack thereof) of duct systems, the impact the coronavirus is having on the built environment, and much more.