Meters & Gauges

Duct Dynasty: Measuring Static Pressure with a Magnehelic

Defining, Measuring, and Explaining Static Pressure with an Analog Manometer

The analog manometer, commonly referred to as a Magnehelic®, is a test instrument that has been around the HVAC industry for decades. 


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Instrumental High-Performance Tools

Vibration, Power, and Sound are Among the Characteristics Tested

Before making energy-efficiency improvements within a commercial building, a contractor must establish a baseline measurement. 


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Constructing Comfort — One Tool at a Time

It Takes the Right Instruments to Get the Job Done

Once equipped with the right dose of knowledge and the proper tools, contractors are able to offer whole-house “Goldilocks” solutions: Those that fit just right. 


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2014 AHR Expo: Tools

The NEWS was very busy at the AHR Expo in New York City, visiting as many booths as possible in search of new products. Below is a comprehensive list of all the tools we found on the show floor.


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2014 AHR Expo: Testing + Monitoring

The NEWS was very busy at the AHR Expo in New York City, visiting as many booths as possible in search of new products. Below is a comprehensive list of all the testing and monitoring products we found on the show floor.


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E Instruments Intl. LLC: Vane Thermo-Anemometer

With a large ice-blue backlit display, the LV110 vane thermo-anemometer is easy to read in light or dark environments. 


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Saelig Co. Inc.: Digital Multimeter

Model GDM-8261A is a high-precision 6 ½-digit digital multimeter with dual measurement displays, 11 measurement functions, and 10 highly accurate math functions (35 parts per million [ppm] dc voltage accuracy) to accommodate the most frequently performed parameter measurements in many application fields. 


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Onset Computer Corp.: Commercial Energy Monitoring System

Portable, the HOBO® kWh Monitoring Kit measures and records energy consumption in buildings.


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Fieldpiece Instruments Inc.: Infrared-Probe Thermometer

Designed for quick temperature readings of registers, ducts, and ambient temperatures, the SPK3 thermometer combines a 94-mm probe to measure in ducts and an infrared (IR) sensor for quick temperature checks. 


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NEWS Panel Highlights Smartest Products

Contractor Board Shares Insight into the Most Intelligent Products They Install

We asked the contractors on our editorial advisory board to share which products they believe truly deserve to be called smart — and why.


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2014 Energy Efficiency Forum

Highlights from the 25th annual Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington, D.C.

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NEWSMakers: Jason Vogelbaugh

Jason Vogelbaugh of Alpha Controls drops in to the NEWSMakers podcast to discuss his role with the company, the InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance, and current energy-efficiency projects being worked on. Posted on Sept. 26.

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