Show Product News Show Product News Blog is a blog dedicated to covering new products and technologies being introduced around the industry's largest trade shows. en Condensing Hot-Water Boiler <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> The ClearFire-LC (CFLC) gives large facilities a condensing-hot-water-boiler option from 4,000 to 12,000 MBtu.&nbsp;<img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 200px; height: 143px; margin: 5px; float: left;" />The CFLC uses patented AluFer heat-transfer technology and a high-turndown burner with advanced controls to deliver peak efficiency and ultralow emissions in a compact footprint. The CFLC is a cost-effective alternative to installing multiple smaller boilers or less-efficient, non-condensing boilers of similar capacity.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Archive Show Product News Tue, 29 Jan 2013 20:36:00 +0000 7131 at Easy PP-R-to-PEX transition <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> Aquatherm&rsquo;s new polypropylene-random (PP-R)-to-PEX transitions come in &frac12;-in., &frac34;-in., and 1-in. sizes and are designed to make it easy to design and install Aquatherm systems that integrate PEX tubing.<img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 200px; height: 184px; margin: 5px; float: left;" /> The transitions, which are made from PP-R and brass, are heat-fused to Aquatherm pipe on one side and crimped to PEX pipe on the other.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Archive Show Product News Tue, 29 Jan 2013 20:32:00 +0000 7121 at AHR Expo Survey Foresees An Improving Economy <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> Seventy percent of the respondents to a recent AHR Expo survey expect the economy to be better in 2013 than in 2012. In fact, 15 percent of the respondents&nbsp; expect a &ldquo;much better year,&rdquo; while 28 percent expect the economy to remain the same. Just 3 percent expect it to be worse than 2012.</p> <p> The survey was sent to more than 1,000 HVACR manufacturers worldwide.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Archive Show Product News Tue, 29 Jan 2013 19:56:00 +0000 7101 at Duct-cleaning system <div class="node-body blog-body"><div> <p> The <a href="">aiR+ XP air-duct-cleaning system</a> has been revamped to clean ductwork in commercial facilities easily and effectively. The aiR+ XP machine offers double the power compared with the original aiR+. It also features&nbsp; an additional 15 ft of hose and oversized brushes for larger ductwork. <em>&mdash;<a href="">Rotobrush</a></em></p> </div> <p> AHR Booth 3376</p> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IAQ & Ventilation Show Product News Tue, 15 Jan 2013 21:20:00 +0000 6751 at High-performance duct liner <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> <a href=";view=article&amp;id=87&amp;Itemid=97">Fiber-free SOLCOUSTIC<sup>&reg;</sup> duct liner </a>is the smart choice for engineers and buildings owners who demand superior acoustics and healthy indoor air quality.&nbsp; SOLCOUSTIC non-fiberous duct liner offers high&nbsp; acoustical performance, along with comparable performance to traditional fiberglass.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IAQ & Ventilation Show Product News Tue, 15 Jan 2013 18:37:00 +0000 6641 at Low-profile fans <div class="node-body blog-body"><div> <p> <a href="">AirElite HVLS fans</a> provide industrial-grade performance for high-end, small-space commercial applications. The fans are customizable in diameters of 8 ft to 20 ft in 2-ft increments. <em>&mdash;<a href="">MacroAir</a></em></p> </div> <p> AHR Booth 519</p> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Conditioning Show Product News Mon, 14 Jan 2013 21:59:00 +0000 6831 at Steam-system design video <div class="node-body blog-body"><div> <p> A video hosted on the <a href="">Spirax Sarco YouTube Channel</a> demonstrates Steam DesignPro software&rsquo;s capabilities. The video highlights the simplicity of designing and modeling new or existing HVAC steam systems using the software&rsquo;s drag-and-drop method. <em>&mdash;<a href="">Spirax Sarco Inc.</a></em></p> </div> <p> AHR Booth 3927</p> </div> Heating Show Product News Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:55:00 +0000 6811 at Support for hydronic piping <div class="node-body blog-body"><div> <p> PEX-a Pipe Support provides continuous support of Uponor PEX-a tubing in suspended piping applications, enabling hanger spacing equal to that of copper. The support is available in 9-ft lengths for 1-in., 1&frac14;-in., 1&frac12;-in., and 2-in. PEX-a pipe sizes and can be used in hydronic distribution and commercial plumbing systems. <em>&mdash;<a href="">Uponor</a></em></p> </div> <p> AHR Booth 2812</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> </div> Piping / Pumping Show Product News Wed, 09 Jan 2013 22:16:00 +0000 6841 at VFDs with bypass option <div class="node-body blog-body"><div> <p> The <a href="">P-Series line of variable-frequency drives</a> (VFDs) now features an energy-management-bypass option (EMB) that includes integrated power metering and a BACnet interface. The option ensures uninterruptible operation of HVAC systems, even if the drive is taken out of the loop, such as for reprogramming or maintenance operations. P-Series VFDs are available in a range of packages from 1 through 400 hp. <em>&mdash;<a href="">Cerus Industrial</a></em></p></div></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Motors / Drives Show Product News Wed, 09 Jan 2013 21:50:00 +0000 6801 at Closed-circuit cooling tower <div class="node-body blog-body"><div> <p> The <a href="">PF2 induced-draft, counterflow cooling tower</a> is designed for systems that benefit from dry operation in severely cold weather. The PF2 offers the flexibility to operate in evaporative-cooling mode to minimize energy usage or in dry mode for extreme winter conditions. <em>&mdash;<a href="">Baltimore Aircoil Co.</a></em></p> </div> <p> AHR Booth 2305</p> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Conditioning Show Product News Wed, 09 Jan 2013 21:46:00 +0000 6791 at