CO Detector Launched For Underground Parking

CALGARY, AB, Canada — BW Technologies Ltd., a Canadian manufacturer of gas detection instruments, is launching a “three-year, maintenance-free” carbon monoxide detector for commercial buildings with underground parking facilities.

According to Parking Market Research Co. in the United States, approximately 30% of commercial buildings in North America have underground parking for at least 200 vehicles. The “Toxypoint” detector can be connected to standard building control systems such as Honeywell, Johnson Controls, and Siemens, according to BW.

The company said that the Toxypoint has an electrochemical sensor, microcontrollers, and regular self-test feature. Ventilation fans are said to be activated when predetermined levels of carbon monoxide are present.

In recent months, BW has received a million-dollar blanket order from Fluke Corp. to expand its manufacturing agreement for carbon monoxide products, and has launched the GasProbe, an analyzing instrument for the hvac industry with a $700,000 initial order from the United Kingdom.

Publication date: 01/29/2001

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

Recent Articles by Paula Liegl

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

2015 HARDI Fly-In

Highlights from HARDI's Congressional Fly-In in Washington, D.C. Post date: May 28, 2015.


NEWSMakers: Kevin Conrad
Kevin Conrad, president, Kevin Conrad Heating and Cooling Inc., Nantucket, Massachusetts, breaks down working in the New England climate, the benefits of insulation foam, and more.

More Podcasts


NEWS 06-29-15 cover

2015 June 29

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Online Reviews

Do you track online review sites like Yelp to look for comments on your company’s performance?
View Results Poll Archive


2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research


Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Magazine image
Register today for complete access to Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.


facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con