Here are some recent happenings from around the industry.
The AHR Expo 2007 (International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition) takes place January 29-31, 2007 at the Dallas Convention Center. An estimated 45,000 total attendees are planned for the event, which is billed as the world's largest trade show for the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry.
DECOLAV® combines the classic elements of wood and glass in its new 2650 console lavatory, one of many new 2006 vanities from the Ancahra™ Collection. The 2650 includes single-hole faucet drilling and measures 31"
HydroTherm, a Mestek Co., has introduced the PB Series, a new and improved line of energy-efficient, oil-fired boilers ideal for use in single family homes, apartments and condominiums. PB Series boilers are up to 86% efficient and combine rugged cast iron construction with a deluxe insulated metal jacket.
Delta-Therm Corp. introduces its commercial roof and gutter deicing cable (CO-6), which is CSA-certified for wet locations when installed with the thermoplastic overjacket and PCK-RGP power connection kit. The CO-6 cable outputs between 5 and 7 watts per lineal foot, depending upon the operating voltage and weather conditions.
Harvel Plastics, Inc. has extended its line of rigid extruded industrial CPVC pipe to include 18", 20" and 24" sizes in Schedule 40 and 80 dimensions, becoming the first manufacturer to produce CPVC pipe in these larger diameters.
Danze recently added two new pull-out faucet additions to its extensive Danze kitchen faucet collection. The Anu Pull-Out Faucet features a single control valve located near the base. The pull-out spout of the faucet rises high above the sink, providing more flexibility and clearance for work in the sink basin.
This month's issue of pme features the cover story: Inventive use of chillers, recirculating loop aid campus building's cooling processes and Discussions on water quality highlight Plumbig Contractors Association Midwest meeting.