Elco, Elco Heating Solutions

Elco launches powerful water heater

Elco Heating Solutions has launched the Trigon XL WH – a new condensing direct gas-fired water heater capable of instantaneously supplying large volumes of hot water in commercial applications.

Cool Energy, IceCold

Cool Energy offers IceCold solution

UK-based Cool Energy UK is bringing IceCold technology to the UK market. This is a solution for refrigerant-based HVAC equipment that uses oil within the refrigerant.

Grundfos, SCALA2

Grundfos offers boost for all

The water pressure in our homes isn’t always what it should be however, and today the Grundfos SCALA2 delivers the perfect boost. These WRAS approved units are the perfect choice for residential buildings with up to three floors and 8 tap outlets. Their flexibility makes them the ideal and only boosting partner that you will need to deliver the water delivery results that are required around the home.

Panasonic, Aquarea

Panasonic offers complete Aquarea range

Panasonic has announced a complete All-In-One H Generation range of air to water heat pumps. This compact and super-efficient series spans six capacities from 3kW-16kW and is an ideal solution for any application.

Stulz mini chiller option

Stulz now offers a WPA mini chiller with integrated free cooling. It has been designed specifically for data centres with low cooling requirements and industrial chilling.

CIAT

CIAT roadshow finale at Twickenham

CIAT’s 2017 International Roadshow finished its UK leg in style with an event at Twickenham Stadium, attended by leading heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) contractors, installers, end users and building services consultants from across the capital and beyond.

Gilberts

Pressing matters at Gilberts

Gilberts Blackpool, Britain’s leading independent air movement specialist, has further expanded its fabrication capacity with the installation of a new press brake. The new machinery doubles Gilberts’ capability to bend sheet metal at its 90,000 sq ft headquarters, and compliments the addition already this year of a new laser cutter.

SWEP Certified by AHRI

The SWEP Brazed Plate Heat Exchanger range has been certified by the North American Airconditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute. AHRI is a widely trusted source in testing and verifying performance certified heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and commercial refrigeration equipment and components.

Siemens Building Technologies

Siemens Building Technologies extends its Acvatix range with new ball valves

Siemens Building Technologies has added to its range of ball valves, and now offers a selection of internally and externally threaded valves from 15mm to 50mm. This means that Siemens now offers a complete range of ball valves, suitable for applications in cold- and hot-water systems.

Combat

Combat energy costs with intelligence

The Combat NRG Controller maximises fuel saving using self-learning optimisation. This controller varies the heating start up time to ensure that the building comes up to the required temperature precisely at the beginning of every programmed "on" period.

DATA Heat Interface Unit, HIU

Efficient Heat Networks Guaranteed

Ever since records began, the DATA Heat Interface Unit has held the number one position in independent testing as the world’s most efficient system for communal and district heating. Many have tried to match it, but none have succeeded.

Combat

A classic solution from Combat

Combat HVAC provided the heating solution for the new Classic Motor Cars 40,000sqft facility, designed for the restoration and sale of classic, high-end motor vehicles such as Jaguar. Requirements were to provide high levels of efficiency but also due to the sophisticated vehicles, it was crucial that the equipment mirrored that style. Installed were Combat's CTUA suspended warm air heaters consisting of two CTUA60 in the body shop, two CTUA60 in the trim area and two CTUA40 in the customer showroom along with six Combat energy efficient HVE fans.

Evinox, Heat Interface Units

New Evinox ModuSat XR takes HIU efficiency to another level

Evinox has extended its best-selling range of ModuSat Heat Interface Units with the introduction of the new ModuSat XR and ModuSat XR- ECO Twin Plate models. Providing both indirect space heating and domestic hot water, ModuSat XR units are ideal for use in modern, efficient district and communal heat networks. All units deliver fast, dynamic domestic hot water response, and the ModuSat XR-ECO models also provide ultra-low DHW return temperatures to the primary heat network.

Smith's, air curtains

Smith’s adds stylish and functional air curtains to its range

Specialist in hydronic fan convector products, Smith’s Environmental Products (SEP) is adding air curtains to its family of products.

Ideal Commercial

Ideal Commercial scoops BSS Award

Ideal Commercial Boilers has been awarded Supplier of the Year at the annual BSS award ceremony. The event is an opportunity for BSS to recognise the hard work and dedication of its key suppliers.

MEES, boiler, Ideal Commercial Boilers

Property owners urged to consider energy efficient products ahead of deadline for MEES

With less than 12 months to go before the Government’s new energy bill comes into effect, Ideal Commercial Boilers is urging property investors and landlords to act now to get their properties up to standard and avoid lost revenues.

Cooltherm, chiller

Cooltherm adds to its portfolio with new chiller

Cooltherm is introducing Geoclima’s new Circlemiser chiller to its range. The Circlemiser has been designed with energy efficiency in mind, with an increase in EER of up to 15%.

Star Refrigeration

Star Refrigeration seminars take to the road again

Star Refrigeration’s National Roadshow is hitting the road again in October, and the locations have been unveiled. Senior management members will be delivering free CPD sessions in Sheffield, Bristol, Glasgow, and London as part of the tour.

Stokvis, boiler

Stokvis brings evolution to Construction Week

Boiler specialist Stokvis will be displaying its Evolution range at this year’s UK Construction week (NEC 10th – 12th October).

Rinnai, condensing

Rinnai Infinity 1600E offers ultra-low NOX

Rinnai’s Infinity HDC 1600e range optimises fuel use with advanced condensing heat exchangers combined with innovative down firing pre-mix burner technology. Whether the system is natural gas or LPG, every cubic meter of fuel is used efficiently, and Rinnai offers the reassurance of low-NoX functionality.

Combat

Combat Increases Stock as Temperatures Decrease

Combat understand that during the winter months, time is money and customers required their heating solutions yesterday. That's why Combat has increased their stock levels to ensure that your warm air and radiant heaters are on site when you need them. Our systems are manufactured in Wednesbury in the West Midlands, incorporating a lean manufacturing operation which allows us to reduce manufacturing and lead times to our valued customers contributing to our unrivalled customer service.

BESA, DATA, HIUs

The best just got BESA

The DATA is one of six HIUs tested in 2016 independently to the new UK HIU standards, and demonstrated beyond doubt to offer greater efficiencies than any other system.

ErP

Are you ErP Ready?

From January 2018, Warm Air and Radiant Heating Products will be affected by European Regulations.

Siemens, controllers, Siemens Building Technologies

Siemens RDJ100 controllers – control and comfort

The RDJ100 programmable room thermostat from Siemens Building Technologies is an innovative solution for domestic users, providing 24-hour room control for maximised comfort and energy efficiency. TPI (PID) control ensures high efficiency and accuracy.

Panasonic, air conditioning, VRF, gas engine

Gas-engine VRF system

Panasonic’s latest generation of gas-driven VRF systems offers a comprehensive heating, cooling and hot-water solution to large-scale commercial products with a limited electricity supply. The GE3 range produces DHW by capturing waste heat from the gas engine to deliver hot water at 65°C, with a DHW priority setting. Redesigned components have increased the SEER and SCOP, and heat can be delivered with an ambient temperature down to -20°C without requiring a defrost process.

Siemens, Siemens Building Technologies,  sensors, BMS, BEMS

Siemens Symaro sensors help improve energy efficiency in HVAC

The Symaro range of sensors from Siemens Building Technologies can be used for typical HVAC measurements such as temperature, humidity, pressure and air quality. They record and transmit readings in a fast and high-precision manner. Integrated self monitoring and installation, along with service mode, are some of their concepts that save energy and provide cost-efficient control for the whole HVAC plant.

Klima-Therm, Klimatherm, chillers, air conditioning, Turbocor

Klima-Therm achieves higher EERs with Turbocor compressors

Klima-Therm’s Circlemiser range of chillers incorporates Turbocor compressors and is ‘believed to be the most efficient dry-air-cooled chiller in the world’. Circlemiser delivers improvements of up to 15% on the company’s Turbomiser’s EER (Energy Efficiency Rating).

Online tool speeds up selection of FCUs

A simple web-based quick-selection tool for fan-coil units (FCUs) developed by Ciat can produce fast and accurate project quotes for designers and installers. Dramatic improvements in the efficiency of FCUs has boosted their popularity in recent years, and refurbishments of offices and commercial buildings dating from the 1970s and 1980s has generated demand as old systems are replaced.

Air Diffusion, Flowbar, ventilation, air distribution, grilles, diffusers

Delivering discreet and effective ventilation

Air Diffusion reports a dramatic increase in demand for its FlowBar range of high-capacity linear slot diffusers for their ability to fit discreetly into a stylish interior to provide both practical and aesthetic benefits. These diffusers are suitable for ceiling or sidewall applications.

Tridonic, lighting, emergency lighitng

Tridonic takes fresh look at emergency lighting

Tridonic offers an ‘out-of-the-box’ emergency-lighting solution that combines advanced battery technology with the latest in emergency-lighting components. EM ready2apply is the company’s first stand-alone emergency luminaire in response to heightened awareness of the importance of practical emergency lighting.

Rehau, pipe, pipework, pastic, polymer

Rehau launches 10 bar polymer pipe systems

Rehau’s Rautitan universal 10 bar pipework solution comprises Flex and Stabil polymer pipes and is designed specifically for drinking-water and heating systems. The flexible PE-Xa Rautitan system delivers on durability, corrosion resistance and ease of installation. It is available in coils or as straight lengths and also as a pre-insulated pipe system.

Grundfos, chlorine dioxide, water disinfection, disinfection

The Grundfos chlorine dioxide generator

Effective water disinfection is very important in all buildings, and the Grundfos Oxiperm Pro bespoke chlorine-dioxide generator provides clean water in potentially susceptible applications such as hotels, sports and leisure facilities, and hospitals. The generator has WRAS-approved components.

Warmafloor, underfloor heating, space heating, controls

Warmafloor upgrades control system for underfloor heating

Warmafloor, a leading provider of underfloor heating and cooling systems for commercial, public and residential buildings, has upgraded its smart control system. Now branded Inteliq, this enhanced system offers an optimum balance of control and functionality in managing the temperature of the surroundings of building users.

Drayton Controls, space heating, heating

Drayton moves to next generation of controlling heating in homes

Drayton’s Wiser system of smart heating controls includes smart radiator valves that can be easily and quickly installed onto existing radiators. The valve adaptors make installation as simple as unscrewing the existing radiator valve head and screwing on the smart radiator thermostat to offer individual control for up to 16 rooms. Each radiator thermostat can have its setting adjusted by ±2 K for an hour.

Sontay, BACnet, wireless, controls, BMS, BEMS

Sontay wireless receiver is BACnet compatible

Sontay’s RF-BXS-B SonNet wireless BACnet receiver automatically maps data from SonNet end devices into BACnet objects for transmission via the vendor-independent BACnet IP communication protocol. The receiver collects data from devices on a wireless network — including measurements from sensors, link quality, battery levels for battery-powered devices, hours run for all devices and the current status of all devices. A web-browser interface can be used to configure this receiver if required.

Rinnai, DHW, domestic hot water, continuous flow hot water

Rinnai water heaters are renewables ready

Rinnai’s Infinity HDC 1600e continuous-flow condensing water heaters use natural gas or LPG. They are renewables ready and suitable for use as a temperature booster for solar thermal and heat-pump installations. These water heaters are described as ‘future-proofed against future regulatory and legislative changes.

Watts Industries, Watts, underfloor heating, space heating, manifold, dynamic balancing, commissioning

Maintaining constant flow in underfloor heating systems

Watts UK’s MH underfloor-heating manifold incorporates dynamic balancing valves that maintain constant flow in every circuit of a multi-circuit installation. The actual flow rate is displayed on the flow meters in the manifold.

Wilo, pumps, circulators, space heating, heating

A new generation of circulators for OEMs

The Wilo-Para circulator for the OEM industry has an optimised and compact design with intelligent functions. It is also ‘downward compatible’ with the existing Yonos-Para range, making the replacement of a pump very straightforward.

Nicotra, Gebhardt, fans, hybrid

Hybrid fans achieve high energy efficiency

Nicotra Gebhardt’s RQM MultiEvo range of hybrid fans is said to beat every traditional plug fan on energy efficiency, based on independent tests at ILK in Dresden. The optimisation of all key components includes a hollow-section aero-foil backward-curved impeller, a permanent-magnet internal-rotor motor rated at IE5 efficiency and integrated electronic controls.

Blackheat

Blackheat multi-burner radiant heating systems

This bespoke radiant-heating system is available for a wide variety of zoning options. As a result of utilising multiple burners per pump, you can reduce building penetrations and installation costs.

Combat

Combat condenses the condensing unit heater

The Combat ECO condensing unit heater is the smallest on the market with a breadth of only 645 mm and heights ranging from 690 to 845mm. Each system is 100% factory tested on the production line for peace of mind that you have purchased a safe and high quality product.

Thermal Integration, HIU, HIUs, heat interface unit, space heating

The DATA Heat Interface Unit from Thermal Integration

The DATA is one of six HIUs tested in 2017 independently to the new UK HIU standards, and demonstrated beyond doubt to offer greater efficiencies than any other system.

Siemens, damper actuator, actuator

New 4 Nm damper actuators from Siemens

Siemens Building Technologies Division is expanding its range of OpenAir damper actuators for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning applications with spring-return models having 4 Nm of torque.

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