Product of the Week
July 26, 2010
The EverSeal Roof Repair Tape bonds instantly to all common roof materials for long-lasting, watertight repairs. According to the manufacturer, the repair tape can also be used for a wide variety of HVAC applications, including repairing interior or exterior ductwork and plenum.
July 19, 2010
The AccuSense F333 air velocity sensor for embedded applications utilizes state-of-the-art constant deltaT architecture. It is a compact sensor aimed at ducting applications, fume hoods, and biological safety cabinets. It provides air velocity measurements within the range of 0.2-10 meters per second.
July 12, 2010
Two smart starters are available. The Building Automation Starter (BAS-1P™) is designed for single-phase motors and the Energy Management Starter (EMS™) is designed to work with HVAC fans, pumps, and air handlers. The BAS-1P features voltage and dry inputs for ease of integration.
July 5, 2010
The Grasslin brand GM40AV mechanical time switch and GM40AVE electronic time switch now incorporate an auto-voltage selection feature that automatically detects the appropriate voltage supply needs for any 40-A heavy-duty load. The new auto-voltage feature takes the place of the standard DIP switch.
June 28, 2010
Vertical stack water-source heat pumps (VSWSHP) are ideal for new construction or retrofit applications in HVACR applications where high levels of energy efficiency and cooling and heating are required, says the company. The units are designed and manufactured to operate on standard 115- or 208/203-V, single-phase, 60-Hz circuits.
June 21, 2010
The ecWizard is a wireless pneumatic switching device. According to the manufacturer, it is a less expensive alternative to the DDC retrofits of pneumatic systems. The device gives building operators valuable information wirelessly back to their computers so they can diagnose and monitor their pneumatically controlled zones.
June 14, 2010
The EX845 is a 1,000-A, ac/dc, CAT IV clamp meter with new MeterLink™ technology and a built-in infrared thermometer. MeterLink is a Bluetooth-based technology that connects the company’s meters and Flir infrared cameras. It allows users to transmit key electrical readings such as current or voltage from the meter directly to an infrared camera.
June 7, 2010
Sonoma Cool is an a/c unit that utilizes a dehumidify-first approach. It employs liquid desiccant technology and solar heat to remove the humidity from outside air before cooling, effectively reducing energy costs for commercial HVAC. The system leverages salt, water, and heat for its low-energy dehumidification process.
May 31, 2010
A line of water- and air-cooled chillers for use in HVAC residential and commercial applications is available. The equipment can be installed as stand-alone units or supplemental to existing chilled-water systems. The line offers units ranging in size from 6 to 30 tons.
May 24, 2010
The Heat Pack Register Heater is an in-line register heater used to supplement heat from the supply duct to the register supply boot. The heater installs directly to an HVAC boot to correct improperly balanced heating systems or act as a mini “central” heating system. It features a custom wireless thermostat.