Air & Fluid Controls

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Johnson Controls Brings Innovative New Technologies to 2017 AHR Expo

November 19, 2016

Company’s expanded portfolio advances energy efficiency and increases building intelligence

MILWAUKEE - (Nov. 17, 2016) - Johnson Controls will showcase several innovative new technologies at the 2017 AHR Expo, January 30 to February 1 in Las Vegas (booth numbers C2929, C3124 and C3329). The technologies include Verasys™, YORK® YVFA chiller, YORK EcoAdvance, BlueStream™ Hybrid...Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

The Horlick Company Announces the Recent Shipment of PLC-based, Industrial Control Panels to a Customer of the Wintriss Controls Group.

August 10, 2016

The four control panels are to be used to retrofit manufacturing equipment for a US-based, HVAC manufacturer. Randolph, MA – The Horlick Company, a systems integrator and manufacturer of industrial control panels, announces the delivery of 4, PLC-based, industrial control panels for a customer of the Wintriss Controls Group. Wintriss, a Massachusetts based company, is a leading manufacturer...Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Linde Announces Advanced Atmosphere Control System for Annealing

June 29, 2016

HYDROFLEX™ ACS Helps Put Clean Oxide-Free Shine on Metals MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J. - Linde LLC announces the HYDROFLEX™ atmosphere control system (ACS), a universal solution for clean and bright oxide-free annealing of steel, stainless steel, copper, bronze or brass with high reliability and repeatability. Consistent surface quality is important for annealing sheet...Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Variable Speed Control increases ventilation system efficacy.

May 25, 2016

Mounted internally within fan housing to eliminate voltage spikes that can contribute to motor performance issues/failure, Vari-Green™ Drive (Model VGD-100) optimizes energy savings and efficiency of ventilation systems in diverse applications. This preprogrammed, factory mounted and wired variable speed control, intended for 3-phase motors up to 10 hp, uses R3 filtering technology to reduce electrical harmonics back into building and does not require any field installation or start-up. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Speed Control provides precise airflow regulation.

May 24, 2016

Designed for use with any AC fan or fan tray, OA11/22 dual-channel phase control unit lets user control fan speed for single or multiple fan assemblies. This 120/220 Vac, field-adjustable unit lets engineer specify and control fan noise, speed, and air delivery according to application requirements. Four user-adjustable speeds – off, low, medium, and high – maximize control and flexibility with minimal setup time. Areas of use include medical, industrial, networking, and telecom applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Services, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cambridge Engineering Launches New App for Building Owners & Specifying Engineers

April 15, 2016

Online TruBTU calculator provides comparison of direct-fired technologies ST. LOUIS – Cambridge Engineering, the leading manufacturer of high temperature heating and ventilation (HTHV) direct-fired gas products for commercial spaces, launched its new TruBTU app at January’s International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), held in Orlando, Florida. The...Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Building Professionals Turn to Coleman HVAC Fault Detection and Diagnostics to Simplify the Service Process

February 26, 2016

MILWAUKEE– Available exclusively with Simplicity Smart Equipment (SE) Controls, Fault Detection and Diagnostics (FDD) technology from the Coleman HVAC brand of Johnson Controls monitors refrigeration circuit temperatures and pressures, economizer operation and outdoor humidity and temperatures. If issues arise, FDD provides easy access to detailed alerts, speeding up response to situations...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC, Material Handling & Storage

Air Flow Controller maintains constant system pressure.

February 12, 2016

Available for 250–18,000 scfm system capacities, Kaeser Flow Controller (KFC) creates effective storage by accumulating compressed air in receivers and only delivering air needed for production. System, responding to fluctuating demand, actively maintains constant system pressure downstream to help eliminate artificial demand and reduce air losses through leaks. Also, stored compressed air can be used to satisfy air demand spikes without pressure drop at point of use. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, HVAC

LG Demonstrates Transformative Air Conditioning Solutions at 2016 AHR Expo

January 29, 2016

Advanced Technology and Efficiency Benefits Highlighted with Innovative Applications ORLANDO, Fla. - Air conditioning systems leader LG Electronics USA is demonstrating its expanded 2016 lineup of commercial and residential solutions, time-saving software and enhanced variable refrigerant flow (VRF) technology this week at 2016 AHR Expo, the world's largest industry trade show that caters...Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Mini-Split Controller allows anywhere access, control via Wi-Fi.

November 27, 2015

Wi-Fi solution lets installers operate Halcyon mini split system from anywhere via smartphone, laptop, or tablet. While mini-splits are controlled from webpage or using iOS or Android App, cloud server manages entire process. Mini-split functions that can be remotely operated include on/off, changing or setting of temperature, setting schedules, timers, and mode (heat, cool, dry, auto, fan) changing. Read More

HVAC

BTU and ECD Partner to Develop a Comprehensive Recipe Prediction Tool

November 20, 2015

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass. — BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing and alternative energy markets, today announced that it has partnered with thermal measurement innovator ECD in a joint development initiative to integrate the company's new Recipe Generator technology directly into BTU's Wincon furnace...Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ventilation Control features ETL certification.

October 15, 2015

Equipped with electrochemical sensor and microcomputer-based CO detection circuit, COSTAR® 24VC-e monitors unsafe levels of carbon monoxide in parking garages to protect building's occupants. Ventilation control saves energy by activating fan only when required to maintain air quality. Featuring calibration-free design, unit self-tests electronic circuit and signals fault warning if malfunction is detected. Product meets UL standard 2075 and adheres to strict NIOSH requirements. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Thermal Control Unit provides programmable AC fan control.

October 8, 2015

Designed for use with any AC fan or fan tray in medical, industrial, networking, and telecom applications, Model TCAC001 saves energy by operating fans only when needed. Unit features remote sensor with temperature range of -20 to +60°C that is used as trigger for fan activation/deactivation based on temperature settings. Installed in 19 in. rack, 1U high device is rated up to 10 A and can control 3-, 6-, or 9-fan trays, individual fans, or fan trays mounted on bottom and top of rack. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Water Temperature Control System suits restrictive processes.

August 25, 2015

Suited for high-temperature water applications, Duratherm MAX utilizes nonferrous and stainless steel materials of construction and seal-less magnetic drive turbine pump fitted with stainless steel impeller. Fan-cooled heat exchanger cools process fluid and eliminates thermal shock, flashing to steam, mineral buildup, and expansion noise. Along with top air discharge, features include stainless steel heater vessel and respective max temperature and pressure ratings of 380°F and 300 psi. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Remote Site Controller monitors and controls HVAC systems.

July 31, 2015

Deploying sophisticated algorithms, RSC 1000™ provides HVAC control and alarm monitoring for remote shelters and small buildings with 2 HVAC systems. Configuring controller with new installations, troubleshooting problems, and scheduling maintenance are all managed via graphical color touchscreen. Using Ethernet for remote communications, controller has built-in Web Server and will generate alarm conditions using SNMP Traps/Informs and email to notify personnel of problems at site. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Synergy Systems Retrofits Blast Furnace & Stove Control System at Major Midwest Steel Producer

July 2, 2015

Sequenced changeover of all process control parameters yields successful implementation of system upgrade with minimal downtime Lisle, Illinois — Synergy Systems, Inc., a consulting engineering firm and Recognized System Integrator for Rockwell Automation, today announced the completion of a successful upgrade on the main blast furnace and stove control system at a major Midwest steel...Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Web/Smartphone Controls work with mini-split heat pumps.

May 27, 2015

Web and Smartphone (iPhone/Android) controls for mini-split heat pumps let users control temperature settings online as part of energy management dashboard. Up to 8 heating and cooling periods can be set up, and thermostat templates can be applied to multiple locations. Also, users can see costs and full impact when combined with room sensors, such as PowerWise air quality sensors, that can show temperature, humidity, CO2, and VOC levels. Read More

HVAC

Advanced Commercial Boiler Control .... Putting Your System in Tune

May 15, 2015

The Concert™ Boiler Control includes features and functions designed to save energy, optimize long-term efficiency, and integrate seamlessly with all Energy Management Systems (EMS). Built on a proven control platform, these features are Unique, Specifiable, and unavailable from other suppliers. Unique Specifiable Features • Complete EMS Interface - Read and write firing rate demand...Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Prime Power Generator Retrofit Saves $60K in Fuel per Year

April 29, 2015

Leman Engineering's intelligent electric drive radiator fan controls can save $60,000 in fuel costs per year. The cooling systems on modern, emissions friendly diesel generator sets have changed a lot in the last 20 years. They now have 2 cooling circuits: one for jacket water and one for aftercooler. Each circuit has its own thermal demand needs and should be controlled independently. ...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Sanhua Appears at ACREX 2015 with Energy Efficient Products and Solutions

March 17, 2015

BANGALORE, India - As India's largest and most influential refrigeration and air conditioning exhibition,ACREX 2015 was held in Bangalore from February 26-28, 2015. During the event, Sanhua drew attention to the energy efficient automatic control components of refrigeration and air conditioning systems, inverter controllers, and micro-channel heat exchanger products for the Indian market....Read More