Mechanical Systems

RIDGID awards PHCC scholarships for plumbing, heating apprentice programs

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Scholarship recipients will receive up to $1,000 in tuition assistance and $1,500 in RIDGID tools.

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Renovation of hospitality properties continues to be strong in 2014.

Hotel construction on the move.
By Kelly Faloon
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Renovation seems to be where hospitality building owners are spending their money.

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Webstone near-boiler piping kits

Webstone’s Hydro-Core Manifold is now packaged with prefabricated and insulated supply/return lines outfitted with connections for a user’s specific boiler.
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It is compatible with 185 different boilers. It is designed specifically for hydraulic separation and purging the near-boiler piping loop.

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RectorSeal online pump selection tool

The FastFind Pump Selector is a regularly updated, interactive, web-based ductless mini-split condensate pump selection tool for engineers, distributors and installers.
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The website then leads the user to the pump’s specific webpage. It is compatible with all Internet-based devices.

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Viega lead-free press ball valves

Viega’s ProPress Zero Lead ball valves for Viega ProPress systems are made from silicon-bronze alloy and engineered for press technology.
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Certified ASME A112.4-2004 and NSF-61G in sizes from 1/2” to 2”, they are suitable for use with ProPress fittings in copper for potable water applications. Installers have a choice of stems in the press x press configuration ball valves, either Eco Brass or 316 stainless steel.

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Goulds Water Technology energy-efficient multistage water pump

Goulds Water Technology’s e-HM stainless-steel series is a horizontal multistage water pump for commercial and industrial applications.
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A balanced impeller reduces axial thrust, and a thicker stainless-steel pump body enhances durability and reliability.

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Paxton stainless-steel control valve

Paxton’s V43 stainless-steel control valve is available in sizes 1/2” to 2” NPT.
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Together with the 15-second actuator VM800, the V43 can be used to control domestic hot water (potable water) from a building automation system or the stand-alone controller TC250D.

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Lochinvar high-efficiency fire tube boiler

Lochinvar’s FTXL fire tube boiler is designed with a stainless-steel fire tube heat exchanger.
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The operating system allows for remote communication with the boiler via Wi-Fi or a wired Internet connection.

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Bonomi flanged industrial full-port ball valves

Bonomi’s line of ANSI Class 150 flanged industrial full-port ball valves are designed for easy automation with low operating torque and direct actuator mounting.
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Standard features include virgin PTFE seats, stainless-steel ball and blowout proof stem, and a locking handle.

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Hydronic cooling for smaller buildings

Not just for skyscrapers.
By John Siegenthaler, P.E.
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Hydronic cooling also works in smaller buildings.

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Free Webinar: Acoustical Isolation

HOLDRITE will be hosting a free webinar for Acoustical Isolation on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

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2014 August

2014 August

In the August issue of PM, read about the continued construction and renovations being made to hotels and restaurants. Find out the focus of this year's ISH China show will be, who made this month's Truck of the Month and read what Elkay has to say about their commercial construction expansion. Also, read the latest news and discover the newest products being used by professionals in the plumbing and mechanical industry.
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