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Emerson Introduces Lumity Supervisory Control Platform

Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced the introduction of its Lumity supervisory control platform, a next-generation control platform for complete refrigeration and facility management. Managing an entire retail or foodservice facility and its critical systems can be a complex undertaking. Refrigeration, HVAC and lighting systems must operate at peak performance and in seamless harmony to achieve a wide range of operational goals. The Lumity supervisory control platform is designed to streamline facility management and simplify these… Read More

Austrian School Conducting Study to Confirm Effectiveness of New Air Filter Technology that Makes it Safer for Kids to Return to School

As schools, parents, and local governments weigh the decision to bring students back to school, a municipality 30 miles southwest of the capital city of Vienna in Austria, is field-testing an air filtration technology that could help schools reopen around the world. The Mayor of Hainfeld and a school principal have turned to Dexwet, a private air filter technology company, to help improve air quality in classrooms by removing airborne pathogens, making it safer for… Read More

Greenheck HVLS Fans Now Available with Air Cleaning Technology

Greenheck high volume low speed (HVLS) fans can now be specified with electronic air cleaning technology. A needlepoint bipolar ionization (NPBI®) accessory is available on all models of Greenheck HVLS fans. The NPBI® accessory, designed to be installed on the ceiling near the HVLS fan, includes a universal mounting kit for easy installation. The accessory is also self-cleaning for low maintenance. The needlepoint bipolar ionization system meets UL-867 and UL-2998 standards for ozone-free operation. Licensed… Read More

Marketair Expands Easybend Lineset Bender Line with Longer Lengths and Larger Diameter Mandrel

Marketair Inc., an Edison, N.J.-based supplier of HVAC/R components and accessories, recently added a new 26-foot-long extended lineset bending kit and a 3/4-inch-diameter mandrel to its easybend product line. Easybend is the HVAC/R industry’s quickest, easiest and most reliable, mandrel-type, soft copper refrigeration lineset bender for the U.S. and Canadian markets. Like the original 13-foot kit, the new extended 26-foot Easybend kit includes mandrels for the four lineset sizes commonly used in ductless and VRF/VRV… Read More

LG Electronics Headlines Net Zero Showhomes: ‘New American Home’ and ‘New American Remodel’

Innovative home appliances, consumer electronics, solar panels and HVAC technologies from LG Electronics are delivering high performance, unparalleled home connectivity, enhanced convenience, and energy efficiency to The New American Home® (TNAH) and The New American Remodel® (TNAR), the official show homes of the 2021 International Builders’ Show® virtual experience (IBSx). Featuring efficient advanced HVAC systems and controls from LG Air Conditioning Technologies USA, The New American Remodel embeds LG air conditioning solutions that complement the home’s unique design characteristics. The… Read More

Updated Arc Flash PPE Hoods and Face Shields Improve User Comfort and Safety

By Franko Gregory and Dwayne Somers, Cementex Products, Inc. Arc flash incidents are of major concern for personnel working with energized equipment. When first adopted by OSHA in 2006 (1), the arc flash Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worn by these personnel was often hot, uncomfortable, and cumbersome. Innovations in arc flash PPE, however, are maintaining and even increasing user safety while also improving users’ experience of comfort and visibility. Improved ventilation systems and the addition… Read More