A brochure from AERCO details the company's line of SmartPlate water heaters. The brochure describes how the water heaters are designed to maximize system efficiency and packaged to simplify installation and maintenance. Full-color photographs and diagrams are included, and features and benefits are listed.
— AERCO International Inc.
A booklet from Bitzer describes the company's Orbit 8 Series of scroll compressors developed for air-conditioning applications. The booklet elaborates on the compressors' energy efficiency and part-load behavior, technical features, application limits, and performance data. Dimensional drawings are included.
A four-page booklet from Bryan Steam details the company's Triple-Flex ultrahigh-efficiency condensing boilers. The booklet discusses the boilers' operating/performance and quality-construction features. The booklet includes a chart that lists dimensions and specifications of four boiler models.
— Bryan Steam LLC
Camfil Farr has published a brochure on its line of industrial dust- and fume-collection systems. The brochure provides an overview of the company's installed and portable dust-collection equipment, as well as accessories, filters, and industrial vacuums. Photos, features, and benefits of each product are provided.
— Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control
Danfoss' “Industry Research & Report: High-Performance Buildings” is a third-party qualitative effort that explores the opinions and experiences of industry professionals regarding the design, construction, and operation of high-performance commercial buildings. Ten industry professionals were interviewed for the report.
Davis Instruments' V76 sourcebook includes a selection of test, measurement, control, and calibration equipment from Fluke, Extech, Tektronix, GE Sensing, and others in a variety of configurations. The sourcebook's 1,386 pages also contain information on technical resources and calibration services.
— Davis Instruments
Air-filter mobile application
A mobile smart-phone tool from Kimberly-Clark allows users to compare the energy costs and environmental impact of two similar HVAC systems using different filters by entering data into a form. The tool calculates the energy costs and annual carbon-dioxide emissions of each system, showing the impact of filter selection.
— Kimberly-Clark Filtration
“Air Purification Solutions: Industrial Market and Product Guide for Odor, Air Quality and Corrosive Gas Filtration” describes MeadWestvaco's equipment for applications such as pulp/paper mills, petroleum refineries, and wastewater-treatment facilities. Featured products include vapor-adsorber units and carbon-pellet systems.
— MeadWestvaco Specialty Chemicals
|TEST METHOD||PERFORMANCE STANDARD|
|ASTM C518, Standard Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Heat Flow Meter Apparatus; ASTM C177, Standard Test Method for Steady-State Heat Flux Measurements and Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Guarded-Hot-Plate Apparatus; ASTM C1114, Standard Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Thin-Heater Apparatus (i.e., thermal conductivity at 75°F)||0.27 (Btu-in/hr/sf°F)|
|ASTM C1104/C1104M, Standard Test Method for Determining the Water Vapor Sorption of Unfaced Mineral Fiber Insulation||Not more than 3 percent by weight|
|ASTM C1338, Standard Test Method for Determining Fungi Resistance of Insulation Materials and Facings||No fungal growth|
|ASTM C411, Standard Test Method for Hot-Surface Performance of High-Temperature Thermal Insulation||Air-stream surface has no evidence of flaming, glowing, smoldering, visible smoke, delamination, cracking, deformation, or reduction in thickness|
|ASTM C1071, Standard Specification for Fibrous Glass Duct Lining Insulation (Thermal and Sound Absorbing Material)||Insulation should not break away, crack, peel, flake off, or show evidence of delamination or continued erosion when air is passed through typical duct sections|
|ASTM C1304, Standard Test Method for Assessing the Odor Emission of Thermal Insulation Materials||Cannot have an objectionable odor recorded by more than two of five panel members|
|ASTM E84, Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials; UL 723, Standard for Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials; NFPA 255, Standard Method of Test of Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials||Flame Spread Index of 25, Smoke Developed Index of 50|
|NFPA 259, Standard Test Method for Potential Heat of Building Materials||Potential heat ≤ 8,141 kj per kilogram (3,500 Btu per pound)|
|ASTM D665, Standard Test Method for Rust-Preventing Characteristics of Inhibited Mineral Oil in the Presence of Water||Pass|
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