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Grundfos offers condensate solution

Condensate from dehumidifiers, air-conditioning systems, commercial cooling systems and condensing boilers can be a problem when it cannot be removed by natural gravity. But there is a solution provided by the Grundfos Conlift range.

Reznor, Nor-Ray-Vac
Reznor heating keeps things running smoothly

The Nor-Ray-Vac system from Reznor (part of the Nortek Global HVAC Group) combusts fuel at the point of use, enabling maximum efficiency with no distribution losses. It is a product that is proving particularly useful in large open spaces such as warehouses and factories.

Sime, Murelle Revolution 30, heat pump
Sime’s Revolution for renewables

Sime has launched its Murelle Revolution 30, the first completely integrated boiler and heat pump in a single cased product. Using an ErP A++ 30 kW Murelle boiler and sealed 4kW output heat pump, Sime is targeting its Murelle Revolution 30 at new build, social housing and the retrofit renewables markets. The Murelle Revolution 30 can be installed by any registered Gas Safe installer in a single installation process, without an F-gas-registered installer present

The Tango range of pump solutions from Armstrong Fluid Technology offers efficiency with built-in parallel sensorless pump control; motor efficiency exceeding IE4; embedded intelligence and connectivity; and innovative design for ease of maintenance. These capabilities deliver energy savings of more than 30%. Designed for all variable speed operation in the 1hp to 10hp range, the Tango solutions are fully-integrated parallel pumping modules offering significant reductions in size and weight, and greatly improved efficiency, with particular advantages for applications where full duty standby would traditionally be installed. Each Tango solution features two pump heads with builtin parallel sensorless pump control integrated as standard. This optimises hydraulic performance, providing 3% to 6% improvement in efficiency. The Tango range offers can replace a traditional full-duty standby pump configuration as the optional blanking plate enables single pump operation during servicing, with automatic optimisation of energy efficiency. The capacity of a single pump is high (2 x 5hp motors with one motor operating and one shut down, for example, delivers 82.5% of capacity rather than 50%). This means that highly cost-effective and efficient parallel pumping configurations can be specified and installed. Enquiry number 163 on the card or
Doing a Tango with Armstrong

The Tango range of pump solutions from Armstrong Fluid Technology offers efficiency with built-in parallel sensorless pump control; motor efficiency exceeding IE4; embedded intelligence and connectivity; and innovative design for ease of maintenance. These capabilities deliver energy savings of more than 30%.

Trend, B-BC, controllers, BACnet Building Controller, BACnet
Trend’s IQ4 achieves B-BC compliance to be truly open

Trend Control Systems’ range of IQ4 controllers now comes with full BACnet Building Controller (B-BC) compliance. This development is part of the company’s determination to reinforce its position as a provider of non-proprietary open protocol solutions that are fully interoperable with other manufacturers’ products, whilst continuing to provide all of the control functionality that Trend customers and Partners have come to expect.

Titon, Passivhaus
Titon achieves challenging Passivhaus accreditation

Titon’s new HRV3 PH ECOaura MVHR unit has successfully achieved Passivhaus accreditation. The unit, when used with Titon’s new Aura-t touchscreen or Aurastat VT controller, provides exceptional indoor air quality and energy efficient performance within a building.

MEES, Grundfos
No let up on poor pump performance under MEES

The MEES (Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards) are now in force and landlords need to be aware that the fixed services involving the HVAC - including pumps - are very much in the spotlight in terms of their contribution to the overall energy rating.

Giacomini
Extra care from Giacomini at London refurbishment project

Construction has begun to transform a disused day care centre into 60 apartments in the London Borough of Hillingdon to provide independent living for its older residents.

Lindab, Eurovent
Lindab takes a step towards certified sustainability

The market-leading circular duct systems Lindab Safe and Lindab Safe Click have been certified for strength and leakage according to the toughest tightness class D by Eurovent. Lindab is the first company in Europe to receive such a certificate for a duct system from the renowned organisation.

Nor-Ray-Vac, Reznor
ErP - We are ready

Our ErP compliant range includes the highly efficient Nor-Ray-Vac a gas fired continuous radiant tube heating system designed specifically for the building it is required to heat. The Nor-Ray-Vac system is designed to provide uniform heat coverage over the entire floor area. The system can also cater for distinct zones providing a varied degree of comfort level within the overall layout of the building. With increased comfort, along with a reduction in operating costs of up to 60% over conventional systems, Reznor will help keep end users operating costs down.

Viega Smartpress, Viega, Smartpress
Viega Smartpress now available in the UK

Viega, the global manufacturer of piping systems has introduced its Smartpress press connections to the UK. The newly redesigned system provides a quicker and more reliable method for connecting multi-layer composite pipe (MLCP). Smartpress connectors are suitable for a wide range of domestic and commercial applications including drinking water and heating installations. The highly corrosion-resistant Smartpress fittings are available in dimensions from 16 to 63mm and the range includes manifold and radiator connection blocks.

Fujitsu, Airstage J-IIIL Series VRF System
Fujitsu adds high-capacity slimline units

Fujitsu Air Conditioning (UK) has extended its range of Airstage J-IIIL Series VRF systems with the introduction of two brand new 40kW and 45kW outdoor units. This increases the number of outdoor models with side discharge fan(s) in the company’s J-Series of standalone heat pumps to 14, with capacities ranging from 12.1kW to 45kW. The two new side discharge units (AJY126LELAH and AJY144LELAH) are extremely compact. Each product has a much smaller footprint than current models with the same output capacities.

programmable controllers, Siemens
Siemens new programmable controllers

The new Siemens PX programmable Compact Controller with island bus complements the Desigo family. It is available in two versions, with either 22 or 36 IO’s on board. It can be expanded with TX I/O modules to cover up to 16 IO datapoints. In combination with up to two TXI2.OPEN, the compact controller also offers various third party integration options. The controllers use the truly open BACnet protocol and are available in either IP or BACnet over LON options. The IP controllers include a built in web communication allowing remote connection.

Evinox, BESA, Heat Interface Units, HIUs
Evinox shares knowledge on BESA test

Evinox Energy has launched a new CIBSE-accredited CPD seminar following the introduction of the first UK test standard for Heat Interface Units (HIUs) from BESA (Building Engineering Services Association).

Grundfos Pumps, submersible pumps
Get the low-down on submersible pumps

The SB and SBA are submersible booster pumps from Grundfos that have been designed specifically for the pumping of clean water. They are especially suitable for pumping from private wells and for supporting a wide range of rainwater applications such as watering plants and gardens, toilet flushing and car washing. This pump family is available in two versions:

Grundfos Pumps
Grundfos focus on customers

The Grundfos Product Center (GPC) is an online selection support hub that will give anyone who has a requirement to design or replace a pump or pump system, straightforward access to a wide range of information.

Grundfos Pumps
Have you got the energy to make savings?

Grundfos Pumps offers a range of diagnostic tools to help reduce CO2 and energy use, including Energy Check that helps to establish current pump system performance. We recently worked with a range of clients to see how we could help them. This included a brewery where we delivered an energy saving of 75% simply by identifying and changing key pumps; a chassis manufacturer that benefitted from a pump upgrade and saved 51%; while a power plant saw a saving of 50% from taking Grundfos’ advice.

Swegon, AHUs
Swegon goes for Gold in AHUs

The latest addition to the renowned Swegon GOLD air handling unit is the RX/HC – a fully integrated reverse cycle heat pump, developed to complement energy recovery from the unique thermal wheel and provide tempered fresh air to the ventilation system.

Rinnai
Rinnai range offers real choice for installers

The Rinnai range of energy efficient A rated, electronically controlled continuous flow gas fired units and systems. The products deliver energy saving performance and low greenhouse emissions through new low NOx burner technology.

SWEP, B320, plate heat exchanger
SWEP launches the new B320 series of compact brazed plate heat exchanger

SWEP, the world’s leading supplier of compact brazed plate heat exchangers (BPHEs) for HVAC and industrial applications, has launched its new B320 model.

KNX UK
New membership level for KNX UK

The UK KNX Association is offering a new entry level of membership: KNX UK professionals. Forwardthinking electrical installers are invited to apply to join the association, which is the national voice and ‘support network’ for anyone involved in installing, stocking or producing devices for smart networks based on the KNX global open system.

SAV Systems, David Bradbury, Coanda effect
Take control of draughts with a smart ventilation approach

When designing ventilation systems for schools and commercial spaces, specifiers need to place more emphasis on preventing the common problem of draughts associated with old ventilation designs, warns SAV Systems’ David Bradbury..

ErP, Reznor
Reznor products are ErP ready

Our ErP compliant range includes, rooftop units (RTUs) which are available in cooling and heat pump modes. Both are available with active or passive energy recovery functions as an option. They are fitted with EC plug fan technology and free cooling fitted as standard. Thanks to the width of the RTU line, the flexible configurability and its record nominal COP and EER, spaces with a variable occupancy rate and changing conditions during the day, such as shopping centres, retail parks, can benefit from energy savings up to 30%

Data Centre World, Mitsubishi electric
Advanced IT cooling on show at ExCel

Mitsubishi Electric is once again exhibiting at the Data Centre World exhibition on the 21st and 22nd March at London ExCel, promoting its advanced range of IT Cooling products and solutions.

BSRIA
BSRIA North training courses now on

BSRIA North is running a wide range of training courses from its Preston, Lancashire office. Supported by BSRIA’s industry renowned technical guides, the courses range from introductions for non-engineers or those new to the industry through to specialist training for practitioners.

Grundfos
Grundfos opens online one-stop-shop

World-renowned pumps specialist, Grundfos is offering further online services for installers.

Elco, Elco Heating Solutions
Elco range on the page

Elco Heating Solutions has launched its latest Commercial Gas Range brochure, providing a detailed and visual insight into the company’s range of condensing boilers and CHP units.

Evinox, ModuSat XR, heat interface unit, HIU
Evinox passes the test

The Evinox ModuSat XR heat interface unit (HIU) has been tested to the BESA (British Engineering Services Association) UK Standard for HIUs, achieving impressive results all round.

Waterless trap, Des Champs Technologies
Waterless trap from USA

US-based Des Champs Technologies has introduced the Air Trap RLC Series, the latest addition to their range of waterless-traps. The product is designed for easy and cost-effective installation.

Panasonic
Panasonic delivers first rewards

Installers are already starting to claim their rewards from the new Panasonic Premier Reward Scheme launched in November 2017.

Advanced, Android, Lux
Intelligent Android from Lux emergency lighting

Fire systems specialist, Advanced has added an Android app to its Lux Intelligent emergency lighting testing system. This is in addition to the existing iOS and desktop versions.

Stokvis
Stokvis advises on hospitality sector heating and hot water

Paul Sands, sales and marketing director for Stokvis Energy Systems, is focused on the challenge of providing heating and hot water in the hotel and leisure sectors.

HVAC system protection and water conditioning specialist, Spirotech, has been offering successful training programmes on the topic of deaeration for heating engineers. There is now a waiting list for its courses. The courses cover topics such as air removal, the facts about deaeration and demonstrations of products in action. Damon Steele is an installer who attended the first event and has helped to organise subsequent training sessions. He comments: “As an installer the Spirotech sessions have been invaluable in teaching us about new products and techniques that will help us do our jobs to the best of our ability.” Spirotech national key accounts and technical sales manager, Rob Jacques says: “The main advantage of events like this is the direct feedback from an experienced group of leading engineers. We want to use these kinds of workshops to stay in touch with our customer base.” More training dates are planned for 2018. Enquiry number 167 on the card or at www.modbs.
Deaeration training with Spirotech

HVAC system protection and water conditioning specialist, Spirotech, has been offering successful training programmes on the topic of deaeration for heating engineers. There is now a waiting list for its courses.

Vent-Axia
Vent-Axia celebrates triple shortlist for air quality products

Ventilation specialist Vent-Axia has seen its products shortlisted in three awards categories. The Pure Air Filtration System and its PoxiDry Pro have both been shortlisted for Domestic Ventilation Product of the Year. And PoziDry Pro has also reached the final in the Air Movement of the Year category.

Verano UK, trench heating
Verano’s breath of Fresh Air

Verano UK, one of Europe’s major trench heating and LST convector manufacturers has introduced its flagship Fresh Air product across Europe, including the UK.

Danfoss, Variable speed drives, VSDs
Danfoss sets new efficiency standards with VSD range

Variable speed drives (VSDs) in the popular and successful Danfoss VLT range are setting new standards for efficiency and compact construction.

Flexenergy
Flexenergy offsite pipework proves its worth

Flexenergy specialises in the supply and fabrication of pre-insulated pipe for heating, hot water and cooling systems. Their pipework was recently used in the scheduled replacement of a heating system integral to natural gas offtake in Wales. The off-site prefabrication approach assisted in significant cost-reductions on the project.

R32, Mitsubishi Electric
New R32 models expand wall-mounted offering

Mitsubishi Electric has launched additional R32 models with the new MSZ-ˇAP range of wall-mounted units that blend energy efficiencywith a modern, white design.

Siemens
Siemens new programmable controllers

The new Siemens PX programmable Compact Controller with island bus complements the Desigo family. It is available in two versions, with either 22 or 36 IO’s on board. It can be expanded with TX I/O modules to cover up to 16 IO datapoints. In combination with up to two TXI2.OPEN, the compact controller also offers various third party integration options. The controllers use the truly open BACnet protocol and are available in either IP or BACnet over LON options. The IP controllers include a built in web communication allowing remote connection.

Nortek, ErP
Nortek is ErP ready – are you?

Nortek’s ErP compliant range includes Preeva EC (heating and ventilation unit) which provides combined heating and ventilation with optional cooling. The units are available with a wide range of heat outputs and cooling capacities. The units are available as noncondensing heaters with thermal efficiencies above 91% or fully condensing heaters with thermal efficiencies of 102% (ncv).

Giacomini, C&F Quadrant
Giacomini now in NI through C&F Quadrant

C&F Quadrant (NI) has become Northern Ireland’s supply partner of flow controls valves Giacomini UK. C&F Quadrant has partnered with Giacomini to expand their commercial brand portfolio.

Wago
Wago in miniature expands potential

Wago’s new miniature connector range opens up smaller applications for pluggable connection systems.

Atag Q Series, Atag Commercial
Atag Q Series sees significant sales growth

Atag Commercial has reported a significant 68% increase in sales of its Q Series range of boilers over the last 12 months. The robust manufacture and efficient operation are two key reasons for the product’s popularity with specifiers.

Trox, Trox PWX Series
Trox launches new high efficiency fan coil range

Trox has announced the launch of a major new fancoil range – the Trox PWX Series – which brings to the market a 25% to 35% energy efficiency improvement over alternative models, with outstanding acoustic performance, and BACnet-enabled integrated controls packages as standard.

EasyParts, Johnson Controls
EasyParts online spares from Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is launching its EasyParts online chiller and air conditioning spares platform in Germany, following successful roll-outs of the award-winning Amazon-style system in the UK, Middle-East and northern Europe.

Ellis, cable cleats
Ellis takes a twist on cable cleats

Cable cleat manufacturer, Ellis, has once again demonstrated its innovative approach to product development with the launch of the twist-foot Vulcan+.

Panasonic
Panasonic launches new warranty scheme

Panasonic’s new warranty scheme is now in place, with Standard, Extended and Extended+ options for its heating & cooling products purchased within the UK.

Grundfos
Grundfos Ecademy platform offers commercial training

The online learning platform Grundfos Ecademy has been around for over 10 years and was traditionally aimed at plumbers and merchants working within the domestic pump arena. This was the case until recently, when a host of new topics aimed at consultants and specifiers working on larger commercial projects was added to the curriculum.

Dunham-Bush
White is the new grey for Dunham-Bush product line

In response to popular demand, from January 1, 2018, the standard colour finish for the best-selling Dunham-Bush Series ASM, CM, UH, Ocelot and Finvector ranges of fan convectors will be white (RAL 9010 semi-matt).

Fernox
Fernox opens new UK manufacturing facility

Fernox has opened its new chemical water treatment manufacturing facility in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Bringing employment opportunities to the local area and supply chain benefits, the new facility has increased production capacity and flexibility.