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.
Weil-McLain introduced its new Aqua Pro™ indirect-fired water heaters featuring a nonmetallic, corrosion-resistant design. The company says the advanced line of water heaters are built to handle even the harshest water conditions.
LG Electronics unveiled an enhancement to its flagship VRF system. The Multi V 5 is now standard with LGRED° (Reliable to Extreme Degrees) heat technology. The company says the Multi V 5 with LGRED° is an ideal year-round VRF solution. Available in a range of capacities including a compact 20-ton single frame, the Multi V 5 offers advanced features.
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.
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.