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Zoning Application Valves

August 18, 2017

Designed for maximum efficiency in tight spaces, Belimo’s ZoneTight valve offering is suited to pressure dependent and pressure independent zoning applications and is a retrofit replacement solution. Features include true ball valve design to eliminate energy losses, clog resistant and

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Combi-boiler

August 18, 2017

The AquaBalance combi-boiler from Weil-McLain is factory shipped as NG, with an optional LP conversion kit available. Features include compact design; heavy gauge insulated jacket; a 10-to-1 turn down ratio; a single tube, large diameter, ASME certified 316L stainless steel

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Condensate Neutralization Tank with Pump

August 18, 2017

Model NT1-P condensate neutralization tank with pump from Axiom Industries comes with high level float for hook up to an alarm system and includes an initial charge of LipHter neutralizing media. The NeutraPump is designed to prevent acidic condensate from

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Making sense of boiler ratings

August 16, 2017 by Kerry Turner

When it comes to the selection and sizing of your boiler many people get a little confused as to what all the different ratings mean and which rating you should use. Take a look at a manufacturers’ specification sheet and

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Magnetic Filters

August 15, 2017

Adey filters can be used in any size installation from small residential to heavy commercial. All MagnaClean filters are part of maintaining total system health through the use of a multi-step Best Practice approach designed to clean and protect hydronic

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Multi Panels for Heating Projects

August 15, 2017

HeatLink TMP Multi Panels for residential or small commercial  heating projects come with a Grundfos UPS15-58, UPS26-99 or UPS26-150 primary pump. Combinations of up to five circuits are available: one possible DHW circuit; up to two high temp circuits; and

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Condensing Boiler

August 15, 2017

IBC’s SL series G3 condensing boiler line includes four-zone pump control; UL/CSA-approved LWCO and a manual reset high limit; a moisture management system; outdoor reset; the ability to connect an indirect water tank directly to the boiler without a primary

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Insulated PEX Barrier Piping System

August 15, 2017

Viega has introduced its ProRadiant insulated PEX barrier piping system for its snow melting system. The system’s high-compressive strength makes it suitable for burial under areas with high traffic loads or foot traffic. The “smart” membrane between the outer casing

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Combi Gas Water Heater/Furnace

August 15, 2017

The GF 200 combi gas water heater/furnace from NTI has proprietary and exclusive software to minimize cycling with 10 stages of modulation for smooth heat output. An internal recirculation and buffer tank eliminates cold water sandwich and no minimum flow

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High Density Expanded Polystyrene

August 15, 2017

HydroFoam lightweight high density expanded polystyrene (EPS), which is part of the NUDURA Integrated Series, is designed to ensure heat is dispersed evenly throughout the entire floor area. The 4 ft. by 4 ft. (1.2 m by 1.2 m) boards

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Coalescing Air Separators

August 15, 2017

Spirotherm has added press connections to its entire brass product line, sizes ¾ in. through 2 in. The Spirovent Air Eliminator and Combination Air/Dirt Eliminator, use the patented Spirotube coalescing medium to eliminate 100 per cent of the free air,

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Zone Controls for Pumps and Valves

August 15, 2017

Caleffi Z-one Zone Controls for pumps, valves or both, have ample room for terminations, large screw terminals, automatic resettable fuse and snap-in transformers. These controls are compatible with two-, three- and four-wire zone valves and thermostats and have configurable pump

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Gas Water Heaters

August 15, 2017

The Greentherm 9000 Series from Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. has a space-saving, state-of-the-art tankless design. The gas water heaters feature WiFi (connectivity can be built-in or optional), a user-friendly, multilingual touchscreen interface and higher temperature stability at the lowest minimum output

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Wet-rotor Circulators

August 15, 2017

Armstrong Fluid Technology’s COMPASS H high-efficiency wet-rotor circulators feature advanced Design Envelope variable speed technology. A Quadratic Sensorless flow control algorithm intelligently responds to system demand to consistently provide only the necessary flow. Other key features of the circulator include:

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Who’s who program draws record numbers

August 15, 2017

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating held its annual business conference June 25-27, 2017 in Ottawa, ON. More than 280 delegates and companions from across North America were in attendance, representing a high mark for the past decade. Remarkably,

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Compact Packaged Chiller

August 14, 2017

The Trent chiller is a compact packaged chiller with a self-contained single circuit two-stage capacity with head pressure control. The unit is complete with a centrifugal circulating pump with a built-in flow switch and check valve. It is available in

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Hydronic Unit Heaters

August 14, 2017

AMTS is now stocking hydronic unit heaters. Cabinets are constructed from heavy duty, corrosion resistant steel and are finished in grey baked enamel. The units are equipped with horizontal louvres that are individually adjustable. Fans are statically and dynamically balanced

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Ready-Link Manifold System

August 14, 2017

Navien’s Ready-Link Manifold System for NPE Tankless Water Heaters makes manifold mounting, onto the Ready-Link Rack or directly to a wall, simpler for new multi-unit installations or retrofits. The kits are available in configurations of two, three, and four units

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Polypropylene Venting System

August 14, 2017

The Z-DENS polypropylene venting system is designed for use with high efficiency condensing gas and oil-fired appliances in virtually any application, including single wall, flexible, and concentric. Self-sealing factory installed gaskets reduce installation time. Components are interchangeable and Z-DENS is

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Radiator and Balancing Valves

August 14, 2017

Globe radiator and balancing valves from Dahl Brothers Canada Limited are available in sizes from 1/2 in. to 1-1/4 in. for heating applications. Working pressure for the regular pattern is 200 PSI/250F (hot water) and steam 250 PSI/250F (150 WSP

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Potable and Radiant PERT Tubing

August 14, 2017

Vipert Potable and Radiant PERT tubing from CB Supplies has relaxed memory for less spring back. It is recyclable and is compatible with most popular PEX fitting systems, including crimp fittings, push fittings and F2080 cold expansion and is also

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Air Handlers

August 10, 2017

RedZone air handlers with ECM motors can be connected to most hot water heaters but are optimized to work with tankless water heaters. In retrofit situations existing ductwork can be used. In new home construction or major renovations, 3 in.

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Compression-sleeve Fitting System

August 10, 2017

REHAU has introduced the EVERLOC+ compression-sleeve fitting system. Designed for use with RAUPEX UV shield PEXa pipe in potable water applications, the system features polymer and lead-free brass fittings in diameters up to 2 in., as well as the EVERLOC+

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Five-layer Pipe for Radiant Heating System

August 9, 2017

Roth X-Pert S5 five-layer pipe consists of a layer of ethylene vinyl alcohol polymer (EVOH) sandwiched between two layers of Polyethylene Copolymer Resin and two layers of adhesive. This structure provides the long-term hydrostatic design strength demanded by hydronic heating

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Water Treatment System

August 9, 2017

Reflex North America’s water softening unit Fillsoft has extended its performance to a complete water treatment system by implementing the option of demineralizing the system water. Two different cartridges are available: Fillsoft green cartridge with a soft water capacity up

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Electric Boiler and Storage Tank

August 9, 2017

The Eco ULTRA electric boiler and storage tank from Thermo 2000 is designed for residential use and serves as a back-up energy source to the primary system. It is adjustable between 50F and 190F. Standard features include an Ultrasmart controller;

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Gas-fired Condensing Combi Wall Mount Boiler

August 9, 2017

The Vitodens 100-W, B1KA gas-fired condensing combi wall mount boiler from Viessmann Manufacturing Company Inc. has built-in, on-demand domestic hot water capability. The Viessmann-made SA240 S43932 stainless steel Inox-Radial self-cleaning heat exchanger and stainless steel, factory-calibrated, fully-modulating MatriX cylinder gas

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Rheem opens new water heating divisional headquarters

July 28, 2017

Rheem celebrated the grand opening of a new headquarters for its Water Heating Division on June 19, 2017. The 39,000 sq. ft. building is located in Roswell, GA, just 10 miles from the company’s corporate headquarters in Sandy Springs. Rheem’s

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Carnevale promoted to president of Bradford White Corporation

July 25, 2017

  Bradford White Corporation has announced the promotion of R. Bruce Carnevale to the position of president and chief operating officer. In his new position, Carnevale will be responsible for managing all operational aspects of Bradford White Water Heaters, Laars

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New GM and vice president for Bradford White subsidiary

June 23, 2017

Bradford White Corporation has appointed Rich Simons to the position of vice president and general manager of its subsidiary, Laars Heating Systems. Laars designs, tests and manufactures high efficiency residential and commercial hydronic boilers, volume water heaters and commercial pool