HEMCO has introduced its Softwall Clean Rooms, designed to meet ISO 5 - ISO 8 requirements. The clean rooms feature a flexible design that allows them to locate over and around equipment, with the option of being mobile with casters. The structural framework is of aircraft anodized aluminum with clear vinyl curtains around the unit.
Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US launched an updated 2x2 Four-Way Ceiling Cassette (PLFY-P) as part of the CITY MULTI® product lineup. The new PLFY-P Ceiling Cassette offers a square-edge design that fits into the same 2-ft. by 2-ft. dimensions as many standard ceiling tiles. The four vanes allow air to flow in multiple directions for maximum comfort.
The AAG Advanced Architectural Grilleworks exclusive Plaster J-Bead® frame is combined with the company’s linear bar grille core to provide a flush, borderless installation for plaster and drywall applications on walls and/or ceilings.
Mitsubishi Electric recently introduced its CITY MULTI® ceiling cassette indoor unit, featuring the new 3D i-see Sensor™. The 3D i-see Sensor is a small component mounted to the exterior panel of the ceiling cassette. The sensor continuously analyzes the thermal profile of a room, identifying cool and warm spots. To achieve an accurate thermal profile, it performs hundreds of circular scans, with multiple points per scan, continuously monitoring.
To keep people more comfortable year-round — and to help building owners and managers drive down energy costs — Rite-Hite Corporation says it is offering the Revolution® Fan. Designed to deliver optimal performance, the high-volume, low-speed (HVLS) fan supplements heated and cooled air for more efficient and cost-effective air circulation in virtually any facility.
Titus HVAC has introduced the VENTUS LUX, an integrated chilled beam system that combines the efficiency of chilled beams with LED lighting. The company says the compact system is 30% more energy efficient than conventional overhead VAV systems and installation time is faster and more affordable. Future VENTUS LUX product enhancements will include other services and components such as smoke detectors and lighting controls.
The Atlas Operating Room Ceiling System (AORCS) from Titus HVAC has been designed for flexibility in critical environments like operating and imaging rooms. The new AORCS offers the ability customize piece by piece.
CertainTeed has expanded its line of Ecophon sound absorbers. According to the company, the Ecophon Advantage makes specifying fiberglass ceilings a viable choice in a wide variety of settings. Manufactured at CertainTeed’s facility in Plymouth, WI, the Ecophon Advantage aims to offer a cost-effective solution for bringing outstanding acoustics and environmental performance to a larger list of projects. Schools, offices, and other public buildings can now add the sound absorbing performance of fiberglass in high square footage applications such as classrooms and open-plan offices to basic mineral fiber ceilings and stay within budget.
The IC20 Drop-In fan from Zoo Fans is designed specifically for drop ceiling (T-bar) spaces with ceiling heights from 8 ft to 20 ft. The patent-pending diffuser has an integrated jet ball exhaust that is easy to adjust to direct the airflow.
These wall panels from CertainTeed Ceiling can be added to building projects for sound absorption and to aid with indoor air quality. The Ecophon® Solo-on-the-Wall panels are available in colors and shapes that can easily blend with any interior design.
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.