As homeowners and building owners yearn for greater control of their indoor climate, manufacturers are racing to develop technologically advanced equipment to help these decision makers achieve their indoor environmental goals.
Like it or not, mold is everywhere. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mold can cause a litany of health problems including nasal stuffiness, throat irritation, coughing, and eye or skin irritation.
Model D165 dehumidifier provides automatic, hassle-free, high-capacity moisture removal and works anywhere moisture control is needed, said the company. The rugged dehumidifier removes 40 pints of water in a 24-hour period.
The energy recovery dehumidification systems utilize highly efficient passive heat pipe technology. ACT-HP-WA Wrap-Around dehumidification systems can be easily installed in existing or new vertical or horizontal air handlers. The system is designed in a U-shape to wrap around the existing evaporator coil of an HVAC system.
Heat Pipe Technology Inc., a division of MiTek, a Berkshire Hathaway company, announced that it has opened a new Demo and Innovation Center, an extension of its Gainesville, Fla., manufacturing facility. The center is designed for advanced on-site research, as well as to showcase its technology for visitors.
The York® brand of products with MagnaDRY™ technology has been expanded to include 3-5-ton Predator MagnaDRY hot gas reheat packaged units. The ZR037, ZR049, and ZR061 are based on a state-of-the-art dehumidification system that keeps occupants comfortable in humidity-sensitive applications without overcooling the space.
Heat Pipe Technology Inc. (HPT) announced that two recent commercial installations of the company’s passive dehumidification systems have yielded quick payback, carbon reduction, and ongoing energy savings. Both HPT applications were for manufacturers that require very-low-humidity environments.
It’s a common winter woe affecting thousands of building owners and managers each year: frozen water pipes that burst. To minimize water damage caused by a frozen pipe burst, two critical steps must be taken. First, act fast to assess the situation, and then control the environment within the building.