Armstrong In The Media

The retrofit revolution

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Feb 16, 2023 9:12:47 AM

As Seen On: February 13, 2023

The retrofit of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment could be a potential shortcut along the road to net-zero, says KEVIN LAIDLER, Sales Director, Middle East and Africa of Armstrong Fluid Technology.


Armstrong’s Pump Manager helps address performance issues.

To many of us, the construction boom that transformed a barren desert into a glittering metropolis may seem like only yesterday, but those once newly-constructed buildings are now more than 15 years old. Since then, we’ve seen the advent of Google, the rise of Facebook, and the introduction of driverless cars. With that in mind, how can we possibly believe that heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems installed before the launch of the first iPhone are still adequate?

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Topics: Retrofit, HVAC, In The Media, Pump Manager, Active Performance Management

Armstrong Fluid Technology drives sustainability in the MENA region

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Dec 7, 2022 6:12:54 AM

As Seen On: - October 25, 2022

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Topics: Energy Saving, Sustainability, In The Media, Pump Manager, Active Performance Management, Design Envelope Technology, Queen’s Award

Armstrong Announces Service Plans to Help Customers Improve Building Performance and Reduce Energy Costs

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Feb 9, 2022 9:26:20 AM

As Seen On: February 2, 2022


Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced a new tiered suite of service plans to assist customers in North America. The new Silver, Gold and Platinum service plans provide customers with cost-effective options to implement Active Performance Management practices, as they seek to optimize building performance and business results. All three levels of the program provide analytics, phone support and structured reports on asset performance. The more comprehensive plans include replacement parts and annual site visits.

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Topics: Energy Saving, In The Media, Active Performance Management, Service and Maintenance, 360 Services and Support

How the Capabilities for Performance Tracking in Pump Manager Can Alert Operators and Help Avoid Unnecessary HVAC Costs

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Dec 24, 2021 4:04:41 AM

As Seen On: December 10, 2021

As facility managers, contractors and service professionals gain experience working with remote performance tracking capabilities for intelligent pumps, the HVAC industry is learning how valuable this type of subscription service can be. It seems that many customers originally agreed to the purchase of a performance tracking subscription service on the assumption that it would serve only as a security blanket, but would be mostly unnecessary. Based on the testimonial stories provided by customers describing service, maintenance and performance management scenarios, the subscription service has proven its value many times over. Examples detailing how remote performance tracking prevented a serious negative outcome, organized into categories, are presented below.

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Topics: HVAC System, In The Media, Pump Manager, Performance Management, Active Performance Management, Design Envelope pumps, performance tracking services

Optimising energy efficiency in your building facility

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Jun 15, 2021 11:15:30 AM

As Seen On: - June 10, 2021

Kevin Laidler, MEA sales director for Armstrong Fluid Technology, says that energy-efficient upgrades for HVAC systems are vital to creating safer, stronger and more sustainable spaces in our cities


Building facilities represent a major portion of energy consumption in the built environment, responsible for about 40% of all energy usage, and a similar proportion of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Topics: Sustainability, In The Media, Active Performance Management

The Heart of Hospital Comfort - Improving HVAC system resilience by understanding flow

Posted by Steven Lane on Jan 20, 2021 4:11:20 AM

As Seen On: November 2020

The healthcare industry wrestles with the long-running problem of patient non-adherence. The consequences are waste of medication, disease progression, reduced functional abilities, lower quality of life and increased use of medical resources, such as nursing homes, hospital visits and admissions.

The built environment grapples with its own version of non-adherence. Buildings of all types and sizes, including healthcare facilities, are designed, constructed and commissioned with mechanical systems to regulate the indoor environment, in particular temperature and humidity. The challenge facility managers face is HVAC systems experience what is referred to as ‘performance drift.’

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Topics: HVAC, In The Media, Active Performance Management, Health Care

To Help Maintain Social Distancing Armstrong Extends Free Remote Service

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Sep 16, 2020 7:24:42 AM

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To help facilitate remote HVAC management during the COVID-19 pandemic, Armstrong has announced that it will extend until the end of 2020 the offer of free subscriptions for its cloud-based service, Pump Manager.

The original offer of three free months of Pump Manager service to new customers was scheduled to expire in August but we recognize that there is still a need to maintain social distancing wherever possible,” said Tunji Asiwaju, Global Performance Management Services with Armstrong. “Pump Manager helps buildings operate at peak efficiency without the need for onsite monitoring.”

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Topics: Design Envelope, In The Media, Pump Manager, Active Performance Management

Case study: Delta hotel HVAC upgrade

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Sep 8, 2020 9:06:24 AM

As Seen On: August 7, 2020

Located in downtown Toronto, the Delta hotel on Lower Simcoe Street, near the waterfront, is one of the largest and most luxurious in Canada. Sustainability is an important part of operations for the entire Delta organization, and the Delta is rated as one of the top sustainable hotels in Canada. But the hotel managers also maintain a careful focus on customer satisfaction and comfort and that has a direct effect on the HVAC system, as temperatures in the guest rooms and meeting spaces are maintained within a narrow band.

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Topics: In The Media, Pump Manager, Tango, Active Performance Management

Smart HVAC Cloud-Computing Solutions For A Changing World

Posted by Rohit Mohindra on Jun 23, 2020 8:33:11 AM

As Seen On: June 5, 2020

The profound impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the HVAC industry is being felt by all of us in the HVAC industry. The current challenges and threats have been well documented and, unfortunately, will continue to evolve over the coming days, weeks and months. 

However, as with many tragic events, there can be positive changes that come from this tragedy. One of these positive changes will be the more rapid development and deployment of smart HVAC systems and remote asset management solutions.

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Topics: HVAC, In The Media, Active Performance Management, covid-19, Cloud-Computing Solutions

Armstrong Fluid Technology Introduces Active Performance Management at AHR Expo 2020

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Apr 6, 2020 11:15:48 AM

As Seen On: Engineered Systems (ES) Magazine March 20, 2020

Brent Ross, global director for configured and standard products, Armstrong Fluid Technologies introduces the manufacturer’s latest technologies.

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Topics: AHR Expo, In The Media, Active Performance Management

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