Fujitsu General’s new Smarter Building Controller — introduced by Fujitsu General and technology partner,Ventacity Systems — offers a plug-and-play building management system for use with Fujitsu General’s Airstage heating, ventilation, and cooling systems.
LG Electronics has launched its redesigned Heat Recovery Units (HRUs) in the United States. Previewed at AHR Expo 2018, the company claims the the upgraded HRUs offer enhanced installation flexibility, an improved system pipe configuration, as well as the addition of six- and eight-port models.
Continental Fan has developed its MFT-S Mixed Flow In-Line Fans, available in 4-, 5-, and 6-inch duct diameters. The company says the fans are ideal for either supply or exhaust ventilation systems and are suitable for air temperatures up to 140ºF.
Taco Comfort Solutions has released its new Optimized Efficiency (Oe) high-performance package for commercial pumps. According to the company, by adding a permanent-magnet ECM motor and VFD to pumps in Taco’s commercial line, efficiency and service life are increased while exceeding upcoming DOE regulations. Pumps between 3-30 hp are available with the Oe Package.
Wilo USA announced an extended range of models for the Wilo-Stratos GIGA line of centrifugal pumps to include 3- and 4-in. models, bringing the total offering of the Wilo-Stratos GIGA line to 28 models.
State Water Heaters has launched the new iCOMM Connectivity Platform. The platform is available via the State Water Heaters app on iOS- and Android-ready mobile devices. All State ULTRA FORCE® SUF® models now come standard with onboard Wi-Fi, which allows for remotely connecting and interacting with ULTRA FORCE water heaters.
Samsung’s DVM Chiller combines VRF systems with traditional chiller systems for commercial applications. According to the company, the DVM Chiller is energy efficient, compact, ecofriendly, and beneficial as it can inherit existing water facilities. Operational modes of the system can be adjusted to allow for seasonal requirements.
Danfoss has released its new EVR v2 solenoid valves, having completed a wide series of improvements to the range of EVR valves throughout 2017. The company says the reinforcements and rationalization now make the valves capable of accommodating higher refrigerant pressure and a broader range of applications while reducing the references, inventory, and servicing time.
Engineered Systems magazine’s April 2019 issue focuses on K-12 schools, showcasing how districts across the nation are using hybrid systems and advanced BAS systems to cut their energy use and costs, how kitchen ventilation systems should be installed and maintained, and more. The issue also examines the present and future of artificial intelligence in the built environment, one engineering firm’s advanced attempt to create a nonproprietary BMS system, and much more.