2013 AHR Expo Daily Reports

Monday, Jan. 28, 2013: Proposed ASHRAE Standard Addresses Prevention of Legionellosis

William McCoy, chair, ASHRAE Standard 188P, Prevention of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems, said at the ASHRAE breakfast today that 4,000 people die from Legionnaires' disease every year in the U.S. due to poorly managed water systems.

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Monday, Jan. 28, 2013: hilmor Debuts New Tool Line at AHR Expo

hilmor™ is providing 2013 AHR Expo attendees with a first look at an all-new tool line. The full menu of products launching at the expo includes 150 tools across multiple categories. The company says the new brand will enable techs to RETOOL + CONQUER™.  

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Monday, Jan. 28, 2013: Fluke Introduces Visual Infrared Thermometer

Fluke Corp. is introducing its VT02 Visual IR Thermometer, a troubleshooting camera with an infrared heat map. The VT02 is designed to fill the gap, for when a single-spot temperature reading isn’t enough and a high-resolution thermal image is more than users need.

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Monday, Jan. 28, 2013: Join Sporlan for a Tech Talk, Win an iPad

AHR Expo attendees who stop by the Sporlan booth (#1533) for a 10-Minute Tech Talk are being entered into a drawing for an iPad. Tech Talks include: Secondary Glycol System Control: A Better Solution, Advances in Transcritical CO2 Flow Controls, and Turnkey Superheat Control in Heat Pump and A/C Systems.

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Monday, Jan. 28, 2013: New Backpack Tool Bag Provides Ample Room for Tools

Veto Pro Pac’s Tech Pac-1 is a backpack tool bag featuring 47 pockets inside and out with ample room for carrying hand tools, meters, gauges, and other devices for use in servicing equipment that is either located on rooftops with ladder access or industrial buildings and cities where walking long distances is required.

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Monday, Jan. 28, 2013: Danfoss Highlights New Rack Controller

The new Danfoss AK-PC 781 multifunctional rack controller simplifies set-up of energy-efficient capacity control of refrigeration compressors and condensers with modular hardware and flexible software that extends as system requirements grow or change, says the company. 

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Monday, Jan. 28, 2013: New YELLOW JACKET Tool Kit Addresses Mini-Split Installation

The new YELLOW JACKET Mini-Split Tool Kit 60991 addresses many of the special requirements found in mini-split installation manuals. Each kit includes a full range of needed tools in a 16 inch tool bag.

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Monday, Jan. 28, 2013: Emerson Industrial Automation Launches Toolbox Technician App

DALLAS — Launching at the 2013 AHR Expo, the Toolbox Technician® app from Emerson Industrial Automation Power Transmission Solutions provides on-the-go access to information that a technician needs to select, install, maintain, and buy Browning bearing and belt drive products. 

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Monday, Jan. 28, 2013: Cliplight Displays Next Generation of AC/R Leak Sealants

Refrigerant leak sealant manufacturer Cliplight Manufacturing has updated its Super Seal Classic™ line by combining it with Dry R™ moisture eliminator and rebranding it Super Seal Advanced™. It offers a two-in-one sealant, for the quickest delivery in air conditioning and refrigeration systems, says the company.

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Monday, Jan. 28, 2013: WaterFurnace Features Variable Capacity Geothermal Heat Pump

WaterFurnace’s 7 Series 700A11 is an innovative geothermal heat pump , a variable capacity unit for homeowners and a unit that surpasses both 41 EER and 5.3 COP efficiencies. The 7 Series is capable of ramping down to 20 percent of normal operation or up to 130 percent output. 

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