Imagine you sit down at a restaurant on the outdoor patio, and as you’re waiting to order your food, you glance at the large HVAC system on top of the building across the street. Several questions cross your mind: Why do they need such a big system? And what goes into it? Today I want to introduce one of the vital aspects of a building’s HVAC system, the air handler. Continue reading “What is an Air Handler?”
It’s the end of January and… AHR Expo is here! We’re excited to share our new products and technologies with you at the show next week.
This year at AHR, we will be focusing on our indoor air quality solutions. Indoor air quality is an important part of our everyday lives. Did you know, on average, people spend 90% of their time indoors? From carbon dioxide to humidity, several factors impact the quality of the air we breathe. Continue reading “Join us at AHR Expo!”
Dwyer’s Hydronic Application has added many updates since its first launch in August 2018, but today we are proud to present version 2.0.1 of the app!
We’ve taken technician feedback into consideration to improve the overall user experience in the app, ensuring that balancing a hydronic system is now easier than ever. Continue reading “Our Updated Mobile App Makes Hydronic Balancing Easier Than Ever!”
There are a wide variety of technologies that can be used for fluid flow measurement, such as differential pressure, paddlewheel, electromagnetic, and ultrasonic. Furthermore, each technology has multiple installation configurations. It is important to understand the nuances of different technologies and installations in order to pick the right flowmeter for your application.
When purchasing a flowmeter for an HVAC application, such as boiler feed water monitoring or chilled/condenser water monitoring, we found that our customers value the ability to hot-tap (or pressure tap) a pipe to install an insertion flowmeter. This is done by installing an isolation valve in a pipe, allowing an insertion flowmeter to be placed into and removed from a live system without having to drain it. Draining a system is time consuming, costly, and generally not a good option for HVAC systems in buildings because it requires the entire system to be shut down. Permanently installing a hot-tap valve followed by an insertion flowmeter (with hot-tap capability) is an ideal alternative to a costly inline meter.
When considering an insertion flowmeter for an HVAC application, there are four key sources of error to be aware of: Continue reading “How the Dwyer Series IEF and IEFB Overcome Typical Sources of Error”