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Industry news, updates, service bulletins, and any bits of information that might pertain to the Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation, and Refrigerant industry.

Fluke Sensors: Vibration Monitoring Summed Up In 48 Seconds

By |March 28th, 2018|Business Management, Industry Updates|Comments Off on Fluke Sensors: Vibration Monitoring Summed Up In 48 Seconds

 

Have you heard of remote measurement sensors by Fluke for condition monitoring? Well, you should have!

Basic reasons for vibration monitoring summed up in 48 seconds.

Click to watch our explanation video and see why vibration monitoring with sensors makes sense for certain assets.

Video – Detect problems earlier with vibration monitoring

Let’s Talk Motors: 13 Common Causes Of Motor Failure

By |January 25th, 2018|Industry Updates|Comments Off on Let’s Talk Motors: 13 Common Causes Of Motor Failure

 
Let’s Talk Motors!
13 Common Causes Of Motor Failure
What to look for and how to improve asset uptime!

Motors are used everywhere in industrial environments and they are becoming increasingly complex and technical, sometimes making it a challenge to keep them running at peak performance. It’s important to remember that the causes of motor and drive […]

Let’s Talk Motors: Top 6 Benefits Of Vibration Monitoring

By |January 25th, 2018|Industry Updates|Comments Off on Let’s Talk Motors: Top 6 Benefits Of Vibration Monitoring

 
Let’s Talk Motors!
Top 6 Benefits Of Vibration Monitoring
Prevent disruptions with vibration monitoring with Fluke’s 3560 FC Vibration Sensor.

Vibration screening is one of the most effective ways to detect and prevent equipment failures, but performing vibration analysis can be complex. Vibration programs can require special training, third-party experts, or significant investment, leaving gaps in maintenance […]

testo 420 – Air Flow Capture Hood

By |January 19th, 2018|Industry Updates|Comments Off on testo 420 – Air Flow Capture Hood

 

testo 420 – Air Flow Capture Hood

Lightweight, tough, and accurate!

 

The new testo 420 flow hood is a convenient solution for balancing volume flow at registers and returns. With its lightweight design and clear display, it can be easily used, even in the toughest conditions.

– Patented flow straighteners greatly improve accuracy and stability of measurements […]

FocusPro 5000 & 6000 Model Obsolescence

By |January 19th, 2018|Industry Updates|Comments Off on FocusPro 5000 & 6000 Model Obsolescence

 

FocusPRO® 5000 & 6000 Model Obsolescence Announcement

 

The following FocusPRO thermostats have reached the end of life, and we are going to be transitioning to the replacement parts. Below you will find functional and Wi-Fi replacements for the impacted SKUs.

We’ve officially depleted inventory of the Wi-Fi FocusPRO (TH6320WF1005) and are moving this to obsolescence. This […]

BIG NEWS! EPA Section 608 Changes For 2018

By |January 2nd, 2018|Industry Updates|Comments Off on BIG NEWS! EPA Section 608 Changes For 2018

EPA Section 608 changes for 2018!! Effective January 1, 2018 new regulations impacting the way refrigerants are handled and sold go into effect.

 

HFC and HFO refrigerants are now included in the sales restriction. These refrigerants may only be sold technicians certified under Section 608 and Section 609 of the Federal Clean Air Act. 

 

Employers must […]

Sensi Thermostat Manager

By |December 7th, 2017|Business Management, Industry Updates|Comments Off on Sensi Thermostat Manager

Sensi Thermostat Manager

3 Buildings

39 Thermostats

15 Meeting Rooms

9 Weekly Events

1,534 Individuals

1 Simple way to manage it all

 

LESS RUNNING AROUND. MORE RUNNING EFFICIENTLY.
Introducing the Sensi™ Multiple Thermostat Manager

Now you don’t have to be everywhere to get a lot done. Minimize the time it takes to manage comfort across multiple rooms and buildings while you maximize savings. […]

The Importance Of Troubleshooting Electrical Motors With Infrared Cameras

By |December 7th, 2017|Business Management, Industry Updates|Comments Off on The Importance Of Troubleshooting Electrical Motors With Infrared Cameras

It’s no secret that infrared cameras, or thermal imagers, are handy for troubleshooting motor problems. They are also useful in monitoring motor condition for preventative maintenance in power generation, manufacturing and commercial plants. You can reveal motor operating condition by capturing thermal images of their apparent surface temperatures. In industrial environments, keeping accurate records […]

Unloader Valve Kit Product Alert

By |December 7th, 2017|Industry Updates|Comments Off on Unloader Valve Kit Product Alert

In April of 2017, Emerson began to transition unloader valve kits from an old supplier to a new supplier. During the design phase two critical features were missed after unloader kits from the new supplier were shipped to Wholesalers. 1) The unloader valve body increased by 1/8” in height. Refer to Figure 1. This […]

How To Convert From R-22 or R-404A to Opteon XP40 Refrigerant

By |December 7th, 2017|Industry Updates|Comments Off on How To Convert From R-22 or R-404A to Opteon XP40 Refrigerant

How to convert from R-22 or R-404A to Opteon™ XP40 refrigerant

 
Converting from R-22 or R-404A is a simple process, but it’s important to start with a retrofit plan. Watch this short video to understand the conversion steps and key differences between R-22 and R-404A retrofits, including:
1. Lubricants
2. Elastomeric seals
3. Expansion devices (TXV)
4. Discharge temperatures
 

Watch […]