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Fire Pump Types

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Apr 16, 2024 10:37:38 AM

Pumps that are designed and approved for fire suppression systems can be grouped into four major categories based on configuration.

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Topics: Design Envelope, Fire Pumps

Design Envelope Fire Pump Unit

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Apr 16, 2024 10:36:03 AM

Design Envelope Fire pumps are designed, assembled, and tested to meet the code requirements of a Self-Regulating Variable Speed Fire Pump Unit, as described in NFPA 20 – 2019 edition. Design Envelope Fire pumps are factory-built, integrated fire pumps consisting of a Vertical In-Line pump, driver, and variable speed control unit. They’re configured to maintain a set pressure until the maximum power draw is reached, while modulating pump speed to control to meet limits on pressure or suction.

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Topics: Design Envelope, Fire Pumps, Design Envelope Fire pump unit

Case study: Heron’s Hill

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Nov 8, 2023 11:28:03 AM

Design Envelope 6800 boosters are pre-assembled, compact systems. With Vertical Multi-stage pumps, these systems are energy-efficient and require minimal maintenance for reliable, long-term occupant comfort.

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Topics: Design Envelope, In The Media, 6800 Booster, Vertical In-Line

An Introduction to Domestic Water Pressure Booster Pumps

Posted by Kazi Nasir on Feb 17, 2023 3:44:01 AM


A domestic water pressure booster system is essential for buildings with inadequate supply pressure from the city or buildings served from storage tanks. A booster ensures potable water is available at appropriate pressures on every level of a building. Because flow demand in most buildings is highly variable, variable frequency drives and automatic controls are an excellent option to reduce the energy used to maintain constant pressure.

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Topics: Design Envelope, In The Media, Booster, Domestic Water Systems, Domestic Water Pressure Booster System

Savings Delivered Between Trains from Variable Speed Operation [Case Study]

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Mar 4, 2022 6:46:58 AM

As Seen On : - February 8, 2022



Anacostia is a commuter train station in Washington, D.C. on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (wmata) Metrorail Green Line. The station serves Metrorail and Metrobus passengers traveling to and from the Anacostia neighborhood in Southeast Washington.

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Topics: Design Envelope, ifms, In The Media, Variable speed pumps, Energy Efficiency

Armstrong offers three-day delivery on top Design Envelope pumps

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Dec 2, 2020 10:08:16 AM

As Seen On: October 28, 2020


Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced that its Design Envelope pumps are available with a three-day quick-ship delivery time.

Encompassing the most widely-used Armstrong pumps for commercial-scale applications, the delivery includes Vertical In-Line, End Suction and Tango models.

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Topics: Design Envelope, In The Media, Pump Manager

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

Armstrong Fluid Systems Shanghai receives SBR's Tech Award for Connectivity

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Aug 24, 2020 8:11:52 AM

As Seen on - June 09, 2020

Armstrong’s Design Envelope technology is an innovation that enables cost savings and energy savings in HVAC systems.

Armstrong Fluid Technology has been selected to receive the TEA award for the Connectivity - Building Services and Facilities category. For several decades, Armstrong Fluid Technology has provided cost-effective solutions that elevate the fluid-flow manufacturing industry to a new level across the globe. Armstrong maintains seven manufacturing facilities located on four continents, and the company currently employs more than a thousand people worldwide.

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Topics: Awards, Design Envelope, In The Media

Advantages of Digital Twins in HVAC Systems: A Primer

Posted by Anne-Laurence Chevalier on Jun 24, 2020 10:09:35 AM

As Seen On: June 3, 2020


As remote monitoring seems poised to gain popularity, the time is right for this data-rich technology

The growing use of digital twins as a key strategy in manufacturing and systems optimization has left many designers, installers, operators and building owners wondering about the technology and what benefits it might have for the modern built environment, and specifically HVAC systems.

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Topics: Design Envelope, In The Media, Performance Management, Twin Pumps

Midwest Machinery Wins HVAC Project for Journey Elementary School in Wentzville, MO, With Intelligent Pump Design

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Jun 4, 2020 9:53:41 AM

As Seen On: May 29, 2020

The company's innovative solution featuring Armstrong VIL Design Envelope pumps with integrated VFDs and Pump Manager Software is saving the school over $60,000 in installation costs.

Midwest Machinery, a leading HVAC sales representative for commercial and industrial applications in Missouri, Illinois, and Oklahoma, won the competitive bidding project to provide HVAC equipment to the new Journey Elementary school in Wentzville, MO.

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Topics: Design Envelope, VIL, In The Media, Pump Manager, midwest machinery

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