The new Daikin McQuay SmartSource™ Water Source Heat Pump (WSHP) product line will be previewed by McQuay International. It has some of the highest efficiencies, lowest sound levels, and expanded application options for the commercial market, says the company.
WaterFurnace is introducing the new 7-Series variable speed geothermal heat pump. This product features InfiniSpeed™ technology — a soft start variable speed compressor with integrated control drive that assures the highest level of performance and control, says the company.
The Versatec Base provides a true value product to the commercial water source heat pump industry, says the company. This product offers high efficiency operation while maintaining a small cabinet and a list of value-added features.
The Versatec Ultra series represents a significant improvement in the commercial water source heat pump industry, the company says. It is Energy Star rated and is designed to adhere to the footprint of lower efficiency legacy equipment while operating at the high efficiencies of today’s technology.
According to a new study released by The Freedonia Group, demand in the United States for HVAC equipment is projected to increase 5.1 percent annually to $16.8 billion in 2015. Advances will be stimulated by growth in residential and many types of nonresidential construction spending from a low 2010 base.
The GeoComfort® Compass® Series WT water-to-water heat pump model is available in sizes from 2 to 5 tons, and 8 through 12 tons. The 036 through 092 WT water-to-water models meet the stringent Energy Star Tier 3 requirements that take effect on Jan. 1, 2012.
The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) has announced plans to develop an American National Standards Institute third-party accredited standard for the construction of vertical boreholes used in closed-loop ground source heat pump systems.