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ISH, From Page 10 used in high-capacity server environments, a control-system Thomas Halstrick, senior vice president for Americas sales, combination with an automatic pressure-controlled system Wilo’s new Stratos Giga pumps driven by EC motors are provides exact monitoring and optimization of the pressure producing unparalleled energy savings. “Wilo’s new pumps prevailing in the raised floor. This configuration supplies the coralready surpass the energy efficiency requirements for mo- rect amount of air as it is required. Pressure-dependent control tors set by the upcoming IE4 requirements. And the same is allows further reduction of the fans’ power consumption. These true for glandless circulators. The Wilo-Stratos, Wilo-Stratos solutions minimize the risk of “hot spots,” areas in which high PICO and Wilo-Yonos PICO series not only meet the energy temperatures can develop in small areas. efficiency index (EEI) that will come into use in Europe in ISH is arguably the largest bathroom design fair in the world. January 2013, requiring all new pumps to be better than the Hansgrohe exhibited mixers and showers fitted with EcoRight minimum requirements of the current Class A, they also meet technology. The company says they require up to 40% less water the more demanding requirements that take effect in 2015.” than conventional products. “Lower hot water consumption means The company says that compared to uncontrolled pumps lower energy requirements, which means fewer CO2 emissions available on the market, the new Wilo pumps achieve an energy and lower costs,” said Russ Wheeler, president of the U.S. divisaving of up to 90%. “By using the high-efficiency Wilo- sion. “Hansgrohe’s Raindance overhead and hand showers with Stratos for the medium performance range and the Wilo-Stratos EcoRight technology dispense only 2.0 gallons of water per minute. PICO circulator for small heating and climate-control circuits, The Crometta 75 Green overhead and hand showers dispense only engineers can cover all the energy re1.5 gallons of water per minute. It does quirements in building services. The not matter how high water pressure is. A performance ranges of the three Wiloprecision O-ring reacts flexibly to water Stratos ranges blend seamlessly into one pressure and adjusts the water quantity. another,” said Halstrick. If the pressure is high, the ring makes the Wilo also announced additions to its opening smaller. If low, it expands the “Geniax” decentralized pump system. opening.” It features several miniature pumps at A Duravit product gathering attention the radiators or in the heating circuits was the SensoWash. The culture of the instead of using thermostatic valves. “shower toilet” has been standard in the Conventional supply-oriented heating The Raxofix plastic piping system was Asian world for many years. Now it is with a central heating pump is replaced displayed by Viega. The system promotes becoming popular in Europe and North with demand-oriented heating. The drinking water hygiene and complies with America. “From the heated seat to the pump only runs when heat is required national energy saving ordinances. cleansing wash—modern toilets offer a saving 20% of heating energy and 50% completely new standard of hygiene and of electricity for a detached house compared to an identical comfort,” said Andrew Valles, from Duravit USA. house with hydraulically balanced conventional heating. The product provides three showers: Rearwash, Comfort“It has been designed as a comprehensive user interface wash, which cleanses with the forward and backward movement that allows facility managers of larger properties to access the of the spray arm and pulsating water jet. Ladywash is specially entire decentralized pump system from their desktop. Sys- tailored to female needs. Water temperature, water volume Manager allows individual settings to be made for each and nozzle position can be individually adjusted. Following room, each group of rooms or even the entire building, at the wash, warm, drying air is dispensed. The spray arm and the same time as programming different heating specifica- nozzles are cleaned automatically before and after each use. tions such as time and temperature profiles.” Geniax can As a preventative measure, both the stainless-steel spray arm also be used for cooling in conjunction with a heat pump and the toilet seat have an antimicrobial coating. and underfloor heating. Viega exhibited its Raxofix piping system, a pressure GEA, equipment supplier for food and energy processes, loss-optimized plastic system for drinking water installadisplayed a new Grasso chiller, BluAstrum. It achieves ESEER tions. According to Mark Parent, from the company’s North ratings of over 8 and its compactness enables customers to easily American operation, Raxofix reduces pressure losses while replace older chillers. A new housing is available to reduce noise simultaneously allowing improved flow, hygiene and simple levels even further allowing the chiller to be used over a wide assembly. “High drinking water quality is a result of minimal range of operating conditions. The new design will comprise six stagnation. That is why it is recommended to assemble pipes chiller types with a capacity range from 500 kW to 2,000 kW. in loops, he says. “Raxofix improves on this. Due to the low The new GEA Ultra-Denco Close Control HVAC system is Zeta values and the resulting flow conditions, Raxofix ensures designed for data centers. A new configuration of components— minimal pressure losses right up to the last extraction point. heat exchangers, filters, valves, and especially fans—enables This ensures water exchange is permanently optimized, and GEA to minimize air- and water-side pressure drops and, con- thanks to the 16mm dimension on the floor, stagnation is sequently, reduce power consumption by more than 50%. When reduced to a minimum.”
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ASHRAE Journal - May 2011
Contents
Commentary
Industry News
Letters
Meetings and Shows
Feature Articles
Seismic Restraint
Plug Load Design Factors
Technology Award Case Studies:
State-of-Art School
Green School Lab
Eco-Friendly, Affordable, School
Building Sciences
Special Section
InfoCenter
Solar NZEB Project
Emerging Technologies
IAQ Applications
Washington Report
International Column
Products
People
Classified Advertising
Advertisers Index
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