New Products and Services for HVAC Applications


High airflow motor-blowers target industries that require high airflow and medium pressure and are available with either a brushless (switched reluctance) or brush-type (series universal) drive motor. The units use a fan and housing design optimized for performance in the range of 70-in. to 90-in. sealed vacuum and up to 300 cfm. For more about Flo-Tek 700 from Amtek, click here .

Blade readiness assessment service provides IT professionals with an assessment of the feasibility of successfully deploying blade servers in their current data center installations. The service provides evaluations of essential data center NCPI components including power, cooling, facility and rack. For more information on this new service from APC, click here .

HVAC vendor website features extensive new online resources and simple navigation. The site offers comprehensive product downloads with access to sales brochures, technical data, installation manuals, product drawings and warranty details. Other features include helpful industry links, glossary terms and standard abbreviations as value-added tools for novice or veterans. To visit the United CoolAir site, click here .

Acoustic software automates ASHRAE-endorsed algorithms published in their most recent, “1991 Algorithms for HVAC Acoustics guide” with a user-friendly Windows interface, updated product sound data, more sound elements to model sound paths and a new report format that makes it easier to interpret analysis results. For more about TAP 3.0 from Trane, click here .

Product of the Year
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40 Under Forty: Get Recognized
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MEP Giants Program
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
October 2018
Approaches to building engineering, 2018 Commissioning Giants, integrated project delivery, improving construction efficiency, an IPD primer, collaborative projects, NFPA 13 sprinkler systems.
September 2018
Power boiler control, Product of the Year, power generation,and integration and interoperability
August 2018
MEP Giants, lighting designs, circuit protection, ventilation systems, and more
Data Centers: Impacts of Climate and Cooling Technology
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
Safety First: Arc Flash 101
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
Critical Power: Hospital Electrical Systems
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
Data Center Design
Data centers, data closets, edge and cloud computing, co-location facilities, and similar topics are among the fastest-changing in the industry.
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