Product News

Emulsion Mist Collectors Designed for Heavy Industry

Linda Hardesty

A new line of emulsion mist collectors from Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) handles the heaviest loads encountered in industry to clean up contaminants generated during milling, drilling, tapping, turning, grinding and other machining processes that utilize emulsion mist coolants. Camfil’s Handte EM Profi collector uses long-life coarse and fine filter demisters followed by a   …Continue Reading


Current Clamps Measure Energy for Small Businesses

Linda Hardesty

Smappee unveiled its Smappee Pro energy monitoring and control system for small and midsized businesses. Using advanced algorithms, Smappee Pro tracks energy consumption down to the commercial appliance level. It also maps and compares the energy usage at different offices for businesses with multiple locations. Born out of the smart home market, Smappee Pro has   …Continue Reading


Roadway LED Can be Dimmed

Linda Hardesty

Eaton added another energy-efficient product to its street lighting line – the Streetworks Verdeon LED roadway luminaire. An optional National Electrical Manufacturers Association 7-pin photocontrol receptacle enables wireless dimming when used with a compatible photocontrol. The product is also available with a dimming motion control option. The Verdeon provides energy savings up to 50 percent   …Continue Reading


Energy Management Targets Commercial Real Estate

Linda Hardesty

MACH Energy, a provider of energy management software for the commercial real estate market, launched its MACH Energy Insights cloud-based energy management software. The product provides real-time energy data analytics designed to automate tenant billing and reduce complications in budget and variance reporting. Insights’ capabilities include: Automated tenant billing, budget and variance reporting Real time   …Continue Reading


Lennox Commercial Adds Entry-Level Programmable Thermostat

Linda Hardesty

Lennox Commercial added a new commercial control to its thermostat line. The ComfortSense 3000 is an entry-level programmable commercial thermostat that is compatible with most rooftop units or split systems. Lennox developed the ComfortSense 3000 based on the need for a more affordable thermostat. It was designed specifically for commercial applications where robust functionality is   …Continue Reading


Variable Speed Drive Pump Systems Save Energy

Linda Hardesty

Eaton’s new variable speed drive (VSD) pump systems can provide up to 70 percent energy savings for equipment in the machine building, manufacturing, oil and gas and marine industries, depending on the machine duty cycle. The industrial pump system, available in open- or closed-loop motion control configurations, reduces operational costs by allowing quieter machine operation,   …Continue Reading


Switchgear is Enclosed in Pre-Assembled Modules

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric launched its 38kV gas-insulated switchgear – GHA and CBGS-0 – to address the growing need for medium voltage gas-insulated switchgear for the US market. To help facilities and plants that are constrained by limited space, Schneider Electric’s metal-enclosed, gas-insulated switchgear is built into compact, pre-assembled switchgear modules, helping to reduce equipment footprint up   …Continue Reading


EarthTronics Intros LED Recessed Retrofit Downlights

Linda Hardesty

EarthTronics offers a full line of Energy Star rated LED recessed retrofit downlights in 4- and 6-inch diameters, providing 550 to 1200 lumens for architectural/décor lighting applications. The energy efficient LED recessed retrofit downlights replace popular, less proficient 4-, 5- and 6-inch aperture fixtures and produce a full flood light with a 90° beam angle.   …Continue Reading


Air-Cooled Chillers Use Environmental Friendly Refrigerant

Linda Hardesty

Trane introduced its Sintesis family of air-cooled chillers, which are now available for order in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. Sintesis chillers are part of Trane’s EcoWise portfolio designed to lower their environmental impact with low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants and high-efficiency operation. Sintesis chillers offer customers a choice to use   …Continue Reading


Motor Controllers Reduce Electricity Use

Linda Hardesty

Owl Energy Technology’s three-phase motor controllers can lower motor start-up spikes, reducing electricity usage and extending motor life. Constant speed electric motors consume large amounts of energy even when there is no load. Starting and stopping the motors creates additional wear and tear on the components. Owl Energy’s intelligent electric motor controllers use thyristors to   …Continue Reading