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.

Glen, Dimplex, community heating, heat pump, space heating

Glen Heating devises community heating and cooling system

Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation (GDHV) has developed an approach to cooling and heating individual apartments in apartment blocks based on ‘energy loops’ in the building and heat pumps in the apartments. It avoids issues associated with distributing water at high temperature, such as overheating of common areas and losses.

LG, air conditioning, VRF, W-Fi

LG air-conditioning units include embedded Wi-Fi

New features in LG’s latest range of wall-mounted air-conditioning units include embedded Wi-Fi and compatibility within its multi-split range. The 10-year compressor warranty that already applies to its single split wall-mount units has been extended to include the multi-split range.

Andrews Water Heaters, DHW, domestic hot water

Andrews Water Heaters makes installation easy with SUPAflo EVO

Andrews Water Heaters’ SUPAflo EVO range of high-volume gas-fired water heaters have a slimline size and built-in wheels, which can reduce installation time on projects. They are designed for commercial premises that require large volumes of hot water instantaneously and have a recovery rate of up to 9230 l/h.

Toilet Cistern, condensate, air conditioning, hotel

Toilet cisterns put air-conditioning condensate to good use — and earn BREEAM points

A toilet cistern that collects condensate from air-conditioning units to flush toilets can secure two extra BREEAM and LEED points for a project. The Encore (environmental condensate recovery cistern) was developed by Graham Kelly and David Davis (pictured) of UK building-services company G&H Group. It is particularly applicable to hotels.

Calorex, swimming pools

Calorex improves its swimming-pool units

A streamlined user interface is one of the major improvements to the popular Calorex Delta swimming-pool environmental control unit. There is a comprehensive range of Delta units to suit pools of every size. Systems are designed to economically provide the environmental comfort and moisture-related structural protection necessary for a pool.

Doby, Doby Verrolec, suspension, wire rope, building services

Bespoke cutting service for DobyGrip wire rope

Doby Verrolec now offers a bespoke cutting service for its DobyGrip wire-rope suspension system; the steel wire is cut to a pre-specified length to reduce time on an installation. DobyGrip can be used to suspend a range of services such as cable tray, luminaire, heating and ventilation systems.

Trane, chiller, HVAC, hire, air conditioning

Trane app makes it quick and easy to select temporary HVAC units

Trane’s Selector app enables users to easily select the appropriate unit to meet temporary HVAC needs. The app enables users to view the detailed features of the recommended units, carry out a basic load calculation for comfort applications and submit a request for a quote to the nearest Trane Rental Services location.

Daikin offers cloud-based chiller monitoring

Daikin Applied (UK)’s range of chillers are now supplied with the capability of being monitored and controlled remotely using a web browser. Connecting a LAN or 3G/4G model enables the web data to be transferred. Called Daikin on Site, the software enables chiller systems to be integrated on this cloud-based platform.

Aspen Pumps, Storm, cleaning, chemicals, air conditioning

Aspen Pumps takes market by Storm

Aspen Pumps, which specialises in condensate-removal pumps and accessories for air-conditioning systems, has introduced a range of chemicals for cleaning and maintaining HVACR equipment. Following extensive R&D, the Storm Chemicals range has been designed to offer effective and powerful deep cleaning for HVACR equipment to promote a healthy indoor environment and improve energy efficiency.

Stelrad, radiators, heat emitters, space heating

Stelrad offers coloured radiators from stock

Stelrad now offers ‘coloured’ radiators from stock with the arrival of the Vita Column Concept radiator, a 600 mm-high traditional column radiator, in anthracite grey. They are available within 72 h of order. Until now, radiators have been available in up to 35 colours, but specially made with a delivery of up to eight weeks.

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

Rinnai launches trio of commercial boilers

Rinnai has launched three condensing boilers for the commercial market. Infinity boilers have outputs of 50, 75 and 100 kW and are A rated under the ErP Directive, with efficiencies of 93%.

Waterloo barrel slot diffuser gives design flexibility in large spaces

Waterloo Air Products has launched a larger barrel slot diffuser to give architects and building engineers greater flexibility in designing air-movement systems. The CSB 25 barrel slot diffuser is described as offering a stylish, multi-directional answer to optimising airflow in large spaces.

Grundfos Pumps, booster set, water booster

Water booster pump for up to eight outlets

Grundfos Pumps’ Scala2 fully integrated water booster pump can deliver water to up to eight outlets over three floors, even with multiple taps and showers running a the same time. These units combine the pump, motor, tank, sensor, drive and non-return valve in one neat package.

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