NEW YORK — Encompassing a broad cross-section of the HVACR marketplace, the winners of this year’s AHR Expo Innovation awards feature everything from a hybrid electric heat pump water heater to a high-performance metric motor. The winning entries were selected in 10 categories and represent the most innovative products among the thousands that will be displayed at the AHR Expo. A panel of judges made up of introduced members evaluated the products submitted based on innovation, application, value to the user, and market impact. Winners of the 2014 Innovation awards will be recognized at an awards ceremony at the AHR Expo on Jan. 22.
The Belimo Energy Valve™ is a pressure independent valve that optimizes, documents, and proves water coil performance. The two-way pressure independent valve uses the Electronic Pressure Independent Valve (EPIV) platform to measure the coil energy using an embedded electromagnetic flow sensor, water supply, and return temperature sensors.