Product News

Lennox Expands Commercial Packaged Rooftop Units

Linda Hardesty

Lennox Commercial has expanded its light commercial Raider rooftop unit line to include the new Raider 6-ton unit available in gas/electric and electric/electric configurations and the new 14 SEER units, available in 3-5 tons. Raider is also enhancing its product lineup with 14 SEER units to comply with the new 2015 US Regional Standards. 14   …Continue Reading


HVAC Brain Carries Siemens Commercial Room Thermostat

Linda Hardesty

HVAC Brain, a retailer of HVAC/R equipment and replacement parts, has added Siemen’s RDY2000 commercial room thermostat to its online selection. The Siemens RDY2000 thermostat can interface with ventilation systems, economizers and humidification systems to optimize indoor comfort as well as lower energy consumption. The thermostat is ideally suited for use with commercial HVAC systems,   …Continue Reading


Dimmable LED Retrofit Kits Replace Existing Recessed Ceiling Downlights

Linda Hardesty

LEDtronics’ latest series of UL-Listed, dimmable LED recessed ceiling downlight retrofit kits directly replace 100 to 250-watt old-technology CFL, halogen and metal-halide downlights while using only 21, 25, 41 or 42 watts – a reduction of energy consumption of up to 75 percent. The new downlight kits come in various sizes and Kelvin temperatures, able   …Continue Reading


Spirax Offers Commercial Heat Exchanger for Hot Water

Linda Hardesty

Spirax Sarco released the Spirax EasiHeat DHW heat exchanger. The company says it incorporates Spirax’ intelligent monitoring system technology and will deliver a constant supply of hot water at a stable temperature on demand – even with sudden wide load changes – for applications up to 4 million BTU’s. The Spirax EasiHeat DHW eliminates the   …Continue Reading


Eaton Measures Power at Outlet Level

Linda Hardesty

Eaton bolstered its rack power distribution unit (PDU) portfolio with new metered outlet power measurement for data centers, providing capabilities to monitor and measure critical factors such as voltage, current and power consumption. Eaton’s latest ePDUs help data center managers conserve energy with one percent billing grade accuracy at the outlet level. Eaton’s newest offering   …Continue Reading


Ecova Helps Utilities Reach Small, Medium-Sized Businesses

Linda Hardesty

Ecova added the Building Analytics Module to its Efficiency Platform to drive energy efficiency programs in the small-to-medium business market. The module analyzes customer-specific data and compares it to industry and peer benchmarks. Ecova will use it to deliver energy savings for customers via their utilities. The Building Analytics Module analyzes utility data to identify customers   …Continue Reading


Insulated Metal Panels Prevent Heat Loss on Hot Days

Linda Hardesty

Insulated metal panels (IMPs) from Kingspan act as air, water and vapor barriers to save energy and prevent water from causing mold and mildew. Heat from sunlight is conducted through solid walls. Because heat always flows from hot to cold, when walls are left unprotected, hot outside air will pass through the layers of wall   …Continue Reading


Ketra Creates ‘Dynamic’ LED Light

Linda Hardesty

At Lightfair this week, Ketra is showing its dynamic light that changes in intensity and color temperature in accordance with time of day, changing natural light or occupant preference. With the ability to shift continuously, dynamic light allows for exact replication of natural light, says Ketra. Ketra’s dynamic light technology is already used by Tiffany   …Continue Reading


Daintree Intros Wireless Sensor for Industrial, Outdoor Lighting

Linda Hardesty

Daintree Networks introduced its WHS100 Wireless Sensor, providing wireless connectivity and an embedded motion control sensor that operates with Daintree’s ControlScope wireless building control. The WHS100 Wireless Sensor works with a range of fixture types, including high-bay, mid-bay, and low-bay luminaires for industrial and warehouse facilities. With a wide operating temperature range and wet location   …Continue Reading


Tesla Unveils Powerwall Stationary Energy Storage

Linda Hardesty

Tesla Motors will market energy storage systems to homeowners, businesses and utilities. The company’s foray into the stationary energy storage market will include rechargeable lithium-ion battery packs that can mount to a home garage wall as well as connected battery packs large enough to smooth out fluctuations in the grid, according to the New York   …Continue Reading