A. O. Smith launched its first-ever Commercial Heat Pump (CHP-120) for light commercial applications such as restaurants, schools, retail buildings, or any facility that would traditionally use a standard commercial electric water heater.
Fujitsu General America released its new Airstage J-IIIL heat pumps in the VRF system line for light- to mid-sized commercial applications. According to the company, the compact and slim design of the J-IIIL VRF line makes it ideal for low rise and urban buildings where limited installation space is a challenge. Front-facing fans and a compact chassis permit the outdoor unit to be installed in narrow spaces, whether ground- or wall-mounted.
Taco Comfort Solutions’ new PF Series plate and frame heat exchangers are ASME designed and constructed. According to the company, computerized product selection greatly simplifies the process of choosing the correct heat exchanger for the required application. The compact size of PF Series heat exchangers, make it an ideal for a wide range of commercial applications.
FLIR Systems has released its FLIR VT8-600 and VT8-1000 voltage, continuity, and current testers. The testers troubleshoot and verify electrical installations or systems within commercial and light industrial facilities. The company says the electrical meters are compact enough to reach into cramped openings or crowded cabinets (51-millimeter width), while providing an open-jaw design for current measurements and large-diameter cables (up to 15.5-millimeter diameter).
The YORK® Mission Critical Direct Evaporative Cooling (DEC) AHUs from Johnson Controls are designed to meet the specific needs for data centers. The units are offered in two sizes (250 kW and 500 kW) and in perimeter and rooftop configurations.
Greenheck’s new Model EQD direct drive mixed flow inline fan features an energy-saving Vari-Green® motor mounted inside a patent pending octagonal housing. The company says the Vari-Green motor’s variable speed control matches fan performance with facility demand and requires virtually no maintenance.
Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. introduced the Buderus SSB Industrial Boiler. The company says the boilers are available in 798 MBH and 1,024 MBH standalone units, or a 1,024 cascading unit, designed to effortlessly cascade to meet demands up to 4,096 MBH, making it an ideal solution for applications such as schools, hotels, office buildings, and warehouses.
KOHLER and KOHLER-SDMO has expanded the KD Series with the rollout of several new generators ranging up to 3,500kVA/3,250kW. The newest KD Series diesel industrial generators are powered by two new compact KOHLER V16 engine models.
System Sensor says it has fully redesigned its L-Series line of fire and life safety systems. According to the company, the enhanced and expanded L-Series features a lower current draw that is up to 35% more efficient, reducing the number of power supplies needed.
Viessmann Manufacturing Company announced the addition of the new Vitocrossal 300, CA3 gas-fired boiler. The company says the boiler is the ideal solution for commercial and industrial applications with multiple venting options and seamless integration in building management systems.
Engineered Systems magazine’s March 2020 issue showcases how students at one Apple Valley, Minnesota, high school helped the facility achieve LEED Gold; how engineers can design a system to heat a building using a chilled water system, the codes and steps behind adequately design a K-12 safety shelter, and much more.