Valves & Pumps

Five Qualities Fluid Automation Devices Should Possess for Low-Temp Applications

Picking Valves and Other Parts That Can Handle the Harsh Conditions Takes Extra Care
September 16, 2013
Valves control the flow of compressed air or other fluids, and on cylinders to control motion. But the cold truth is that low temperatures can cause problems for these fluid automation devices all along the line — from selection and delivery to operation and maintenance.


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Armstrong Fluid Technology: Commercial HVAC Monitoring Service

August 26, 2013

The Eco*Pulse™ HVAC Health Management Service combines diagnostic technology with expert review to help keep central cooling systems operating at optimal performance. 


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Armstrong Rebrands, Advocates for Energy Efficiency

Pump Manufacturer Markets Design Envelope Technology as Affordable Solution
August 19, 2013

The company celebrated the global rebranding at its annual Armstrong Media Days, held this June in Toronto. 


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Variable-Speed Pumps Reduce Energy Use

Ultrasonic Flow Meters are Key to Controlling Energy Management
August 5, 2013
Hemant Mehta’s WMGroup must be doing something right because his team has been fine-tuning HVAC systems for the same major New Jersey pharmaceutical company since 1984. The latest improvement involved the upgrading of the chiller systems at the company’s 100-acre research and development campus.


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Cimberio Valve Co. Inc.: Fixed Orifice Balancing Valves

July 29, 2013

The lead-free valve features a compact, corrosion-resistant brass body and is manufactured to ISO 9001 standards. 


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July 24, 2013: DOE Initiates Action to Establish Pump Efficiency Standards

DOE Publishes Notice of Intent to Establish Rulemaking Working Group
July 24, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a Federal Register notice of intent to establish a rulemaking working group to negotiate proposed federal energy efficiency standards for commercial/industrial pumps.


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Cimberio Valve Co. Inc.: Fixed Orifice Balancing Valves

July 22, 2013

The lead-free valve features a compact, corrosion-resistant brass body and is manufactured to ISO 9001 standards.


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Ice Breaker: Water Regulating Valves

Choosing, Replacing, and Adjusting Water Regulating Valves Requires Patience
June 3, 2013

They serve two purposes: They regulate water flow to maintain the system’s high-side pressure and stop the flow of water when the system cycles off so as not to waste water.


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Danfoss, Heating Solutions: Pressure-Independent Control Valve Actuator

April 29, 2013

The new generation of 435 Series actuators will replace the prior AME 15QM Series of actuator for the AB-QM pressure-independent control valve (PICV). 


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DOE Considering Pump Efficiency Standards

The Department of Energy Is Seeking Industry Input Until May 2
April 22, 2013

For the first time, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is considering creating minimum efficiency standards for clean-water commercial and industrial pumps — and they’re calling on industry leaders, manufacturers, industry associations, and other organizations for input.


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