Rheem has launched its EcoNet® Smart Thermostat, designed to optimize the performance of Rheem communicating HVAC and water heating systems. The new thermostat includes intelligent management features for both owners and contractors.
Regal Beloit Corp. introduced its Electrand™ wand, a rechargeable, wireless device designed to work with compatible Genteq® motors. This wand was conceived to enable customers the ability to communicate with compatible motors via near field communication (NFC) for programming or extracting motor data for verification and/or diagnostic purposes. This data can be uploaded by means of Bluetooth or USB to personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets.
Greenheck’s line of electric duct heaters has grown with the introduction of Model IDHE, an electric duct heater approved by UL for multiple mounting positions. This allows the control cabinet to be installed on either side of a horizontal duct or in any orientation on a vertical duct.
Honeywell has expanded its line of pressure monitoring sensors designed to minimize the total cost of pressure management for HVAC and refrigeration systems. Honeywell’s PX3 series heavy duty pressure transducers convert pressure into an analog electrical signal. The sensors feature a brass housing and can support multiple configurations to help endusers minimize implementation and production costs.
Lennox has expanded its light commercial Raider® rooftop unit line to include new 7.5- to 12.5-ton models, adding to its existing offering of 3- to 5-ton units. Designed for compatibility with many replacement installations, Raider units are built to fit the most curb sizes virtually eliminating the need for an adaptor curb on many replacement jobs. Available in gas/electric and electric/electric models, 3- to 12.5-ton units offer efficiency levels of up to 13 SEER, 11.5 EER, and 13.2 IEER.
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.