A discussion on the growing interest in commercial heat pumps, how they contribute to lowering building emissions, and the incentives and benefits that are driving the upward trajectory of the category.
Historically specified and installed as radiant heating and cooling or snow- and ice-melting systems pipe, PEX is now trending as a viable hydronic distribution pipe for heating hot water and chilled water applications.
Plumbing systems engineering and design are better with group collaboration. I was in the U.S. Navy, and the Seabee’s motto is, “Construimus, Batuimus,” which means “We Build, We Fight.” We are trained to fight and defend what we build.
As an engineering manager, I have a responsibility to maintain a high level of quality in our “product.” But it’s my opinion that consulting engineers don’t really have a product. You might counter with — drawings and specifications are our product, are they not? Yes and no. Allow me to explain.
ades of dealing with hydronic systems, I’ve confirmed two characteristics that always govern their operation. Both are rooted in the tenants of thermodynamics. Neither should be thought of as mysterious.
Oventrop recently launched the Flypass Multifunctional Connection Set — a compact, versatile alternative to the standard coil kit. With less components and less leakage risk, it’s a more cost-effective, easier to install option for customers, the company states.
AGF Manufacturing introduced the updated 3011A InspectorsTest Valve featuring an integrated sight glass and relief valve drain access port to combine the best features from the 3011A and 3011ASG valves, plus the new 7000L Pressure Relief Valve.
Lync by Watts’ Element Q is a complete domestic hot water solution with high-efficiency water heating, multi-barrier pathogen mitigation and water quality treatment in a single-sourced, certified smart appliance.
The Infiniti GS and GR condensing tankless water heaters feature a stainless-steel heat exchanger. With high-temperature settings, cascade operation, common venting and an optional commercial rack system, they can be installed indoors or outdoors.
AERCO’s Innovation tankless water heaters feature the Edge Controller and the proprietary AERguard stainless steel helical firetube heat exchanger assembly which improves scale and corrosion resistance for reliability and long product life, the company says.