Greenheck says it has expanded its line of Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS) for high percentage and 100 percent outside air. Pre-engineered rooftop ventilator models RV-110 and RVE-180 with energy recovery offer capacities up to 18,000 cfm, up to 70 tons of packaged cooling, and 1,200 mbh indirect gas-fired heating.
Larson Electronics LLC has released a new hazardous location convection heater for active heating in dangerous environments and cold-temperature work sites. This 3,600-watt heater operates on 240V three phase power and is ideal for manufacturing plants, chemical processing, refineries, industrial control rooms, airflow systems, heat circulation, ambient temperature management, grain silos, and more.
Alea has unveiled its intelligent air management platform called Alea Air. The company said Alea Air transforms basic HVAC systems by replacing standard registers with smart vents that track and adjust temperature, monitor air quality, and sense other environmental variables. The Alea Air platform uses machine learning and predictive analytics to allocate air based on users’ room-by-room temperature preferences.
Fujitsu General America announces new mini-split compatibility with Amazon Alexa. The company’s Halcyon line of heating and cooling products now features voice-activated control through an Amazon Echo device, if the mini-split has built-in Wi-Fi, or if Fujitsu’s Wi-Fi device is installed.
To help facility managers ensure temperature and humidity conditions stay within required parameters, Sensaphone® has added a new combination sensor to its line of remote monitoring equipment for HVAC and building automation applications.
Extech Instruments announced the launch of the RH200W multi-channel wireless hygro-thermometer. The new meter tracks and displays temperature and humidity readings with up to eight remote sensors for extensive coverage of a facility.
Desert Aire has introduced the ExpertAire™ LW Series of dehumidification solutions for low-temperature environments. The company says the ExpertAire™ LW Series is ideal for facility owners and HVAC system designers striving to keep space humidity under control when air temperatures are low.
Extech Instruments has launched new environmental meters optimized for HVACR and IAQ professionals. The series includes an airflow meter, a combination hygro-thermometer and psychrometer, and a 10-in-1 multifunction meter. The company says the new compact instruments are designed to provide quick and accurate readings on a range of environmental conditions that are essential for HVACR troubleshooting and repairs, as well as IAQ assessments to improve occupant health and comfort.
Extech Instruments launched the Extech TH30, RHT30, and RHT35 compact dataloggers. The new family of three environmental recording instruments is designed to provide HVACR professionals with easy access to real-time temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure readings as well as insights compiled from extended readings preformatted in Excel® or PDF® report formats.
Noritz has expanded its line of combination boilers with the new Noritz Residential Combination Boiler (NRCB), which the company says allows for simultaneous residential domestic hot water and space heating and performs at a 95% AFUE.
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.