Spring 2017 eNews

Lead-Free Drinking Water Solutions from Tomlinson Industries

Tomlinson’s lead-free products are the solution to high lead levels in the drinking water of schools and other facilities. Tomlinson’s Pro-Flo™ water dispensing products feature a fully lead-free brass or stainless steel construction. These products retrofit most drinking water equipment and include bubblers, projector heads, self-contained cartridges, fountain glass fillers and point-of-use faucets. More Info



Introducing AirPro® – Performance Beyond Measure

Utilizing everyday smart devices, the next level of performance for ventilation test instruments has arrived. TSI’s new AirPro® Instruments are revolutionary wireless velocity and pressure measurement solutions that maximize productivity by offering easier measurement access, unmatched accuracy, seamless multi-data reporting, and a user-friendly interface for fast, intuitive operation. TSI offers superior service through license and probe management and extended service contracts, eliminating downtime. More Info

Aquatherm Piping Contributes to LEED Credits
The only piping systems in North America that directly contribute to LEED v4 credits, Aquatherm Blue Pipe (HVAC and industrial) and Aquatherm Green Pipe (potable water) deliver the best of metal and plastic systems. 
Aquatherm polypropylene-random pipe doesn’t rust, corrode or leach, and is connected by labor-saving heat fusion. It also features an industry-leading warranty, a natural R-value, excellent flow rates and stable, competitive material costs.
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Viega PEX Press System

Viega PEX Press fittings in polymer, with innovative Smart Connect® feature, join cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) tubing and offer easy and cost-efficient installation. Made in the U.S., the Viega PEX Press system is suitable for potable water and radiant applications in residential and light commercial projects. Fittings are available in sizes 3/8″ to 2″, and include couplings, elbows, tees, lav adapters and closet adapters.

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Goodman Furnaces Offer Exceptional Design, Long-Lasting Comfort
With up to 97 percent AFUE ratings, Goodman brand modulating, variable speed gas furnaces are built to last and save energy. The combined punch of Goodman’s tubular, aluminized-steel heat exchanger, muscular wrinkle-bend technology and stout stainless-steel secondary heat exchanger make it durable. A variable-speed blower and modulating heating output maximize indoor comfort, while lowering energy consumption. Packed with features and protected by industry-leading limited warranties – Goodman furnaces are built for enduring value.
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DiversiTech Acquires Rapid Positioning Clips Ltd.
DiversiTech Corp. has purchased Rapid Positioning Clips Ltd., a U.K.-based maker of clipping products that quickly and easily fit with a variety of channels to seal pipework, electrical wires and cables. The acquisition provides HVACR distributors and contractors with another useful product line to use to grow their businesses and simplify their work. Products are manufactured as a single piece and do not require mechanical tools or aids for tightening. 

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Raypak Unveils Ultra-High Efficiency Boiler


Raypak’s new XPakFT has a stainless steel fire-tube heat exchanger design, which allows for a broader range of flow rates, requiring reduced pump energy for maximum operating efficiencies. The heat exchanger is ASME-certified and National Board registered. This new boiler meets or exceeds Energy Star requirements because of its 95 percent annual fuel utilization efficiency rating, infinitely modulating condensing design with up to 10:1 turndown and extremely low NOx emissions. More info

Weil-McLain AquaBalance High-Efficiency Combi-Boiler

Weil-McLain has introduced the new AquaBalance combination boiler featuring hydronic technology for smaller space residential applications. The unit combines the warmth of high-efficiency space heating and the convenience of on-demand domestic hot water in a reliable, space-saving, easy-to-install package. Featuring 94.4 percent AFUE energy efficiency and the latest stainless steel, titanium-infused heat exchanger technology, the boiler is Energy Star-rated to deliver maximum operational cost savings. More Info


Navien Boiler Features Industry-Leading Efficiency

The Navien Condensing Gas Heating Boiler is available in 4 sizes: NHB-55, NHB-80, NHB 110 and NHB-150 with turn-down-ratios respectively of 7:1, 10:1, 11:1 and 15:1.One key component to efficiency is the newly developed dual Venturi gas delivery system. With a 95 percent AFUE rating, the NHBs carry Energy Star’s Most Efficient designation. Ideal for residential and light commercial use, the boiler series allows the installer an opportunity to achieve a true high-efficiency installation with industry-leading options and features in the boiler operation parameters. More info


Bell & Gossett Revamps Hydronic Pump Controller

The updated TECHNOLOGIC VFD series by Bell & Gossett combines two advanced controller functions — the Start-Up Genie and an electronically controlled bypass — engineered to reduce onsite setup and configuration time by more than 50 percent across a wide range of hydronic applications. A proprietary Start-Up Genie guides users and installers through commissioning. For more straightforward applications, a built-in auto set mode enables users to quickly make adjustments without inputting measurements. More Info



Falcon Stainless Unveils Ball Valve, Non-Braided Toilet Connector

Falcon Stainless has unveiled two new connectors. The ¾” model features a ¾” Quick Fitting Push on Ball Valve on a Falcon CSS Water Flex Connector. Unlike many products on the market with plastic or rubber hoses that fail, the connector features a chromed brass nut; it is low-lead certified. In addition, Falcon Stainless has released the only non-braided Toilet Connector. It is made made of solid corrugated stainless steel with chromed brass nut and ballcock. It is low-lead certified. More info