New Products for HVAC Systems and Controls


Hourly analysis program for calculating and certifying energy savings can now be used to receive energy-efficiency tax deductions under the Energy Policy Act (EPAct) 2005, one of four software programs to receive this approval. EPAct 2005 allows commercial building owners and leaseholders to claim a federal tax deduction for installing energy efficient equipment. For more about E20-II and HAP software from Carrier, click here .

Cost-estimating software for HVAC controls allows users to create cost estimates and customized proposals. It includes three modules that comprise the entire software suite, including: an estimating software program; a parts-requisition software program; and a central database program. For more about Controls Estimate 2.0 from Carmel Software, click here .

Natural gas-fired boilers and water heaters now have 20:1 turndown. The manufacturer claims that this makes them the most efficient models in the 1 million BTU/hr. category. The ability to perfectly match heating loads between 50,000 and 1 million BTU/hr. without cycling results in seasonal efficiencies as high as 95%. For more about KC1000 from AERCO, click here .

Un-vented heater is said by the manufacturer to be ideal for use in many applications including areas of high air infiltration, high ceilings and spot heating.The series offers exclusive design feature, a proven history and a variety of BTU and control options. For more about the DR series from Detroit Radiant, click here .

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