Prize money will be awarded to first, second, and third place entries
September 20, 2016
Belimo Americas has announced an Innovation Contest regarding zone valves. Internal leakage in zone valves can cause significant loss of energy and money, noted the company. The contest involves finding a simple method for detecting and measuring zone valve internal leakage.
One common access valve initially used is some type of saddle valve. These valves are convenient and generally easy to install, but they are not usually considered to be a long-term type of valve and generally should not be left on a system permanently.
Also acquires portion of Predictive Maintenance Consultants
September 9, 2016
Tencarva Machinery Co. LLC has acquired Dixie Pump & Machine Works in Brookhaven, Mississippi, plus the assets of a portion of Predictive Maintenance Consultants in Brookhaven, from owners Reggie Allen and Collins Allen.
Acquisition aligns with focus on investing in Emerson’s core business verticals
August 23, 2016
Emerson announced it has signed an agreement to purchase the Valves & Controls business of Pentair for $3.15 billion. Emerson said the complementary acquisition establishes its global presence in control, isolation, pressure relief valves and actuation as part of a larger strategy to build a broader automation portfolio.
Topics include reading pump curves, efficient pump selection and control, ASHRAE 90.1, and more
August 22, 2016
Grundfos Technical Institute (GTI), the official training academy of Grundfos, will host a week-long series of free online training for engineering professionals to earn continuing education units (CEUs) during Sept. 12-16, 2016.
This is a compact, lead-free domestic water thermostatic valve designed to deliver stable, mixed-water temperatures for faucets or any point-of-use installation wherever an ASSE 1070 safety valve is required.
This product offers high flow capacity and eight optional control modes. It also features a threaded union connection that is easy to adapt to copper, PEX, or chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) plumbing.