Armstrong In The Media

Data centres are feeling the heat

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Jan 29, 2024 11:17:07 PM

As Seen On: technicalreviewmiddleeast.com January 22, 2024

 

 

Packaged chiller plant rooms within data centres cut installation time by up to 95%. (Image source: Adobe Stock)

Kevin Laidler, sales director for Middle East and Africa at Armstrong Fluid Technology, writes forTechnical Review Middle East, explaining how innovations in the HVAC sector can help data centres.

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Topics: Data Center, HVAC, HVAC System, In The Media, HVAC Installations

New Video on HVAC optimization – Flow Informs

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Nov 22, 2023 11:07:16 AM

 

Our most recent video is an explanation of how flow levels inform HVAC optimization.

 

Many of today’s buildings rely on HVAC systems that were oversized on installation to address uncertainty in cooling and heating loads. Unfortunately, many building occupants still experience discomfort, even with the extra capacity in HVAC systems. To make matters worse, most HVAC systems operate inefficiently and this poor performance goes unnoticed by building owners and operators. Without automated maintenance alerts, and regular recommissioning, most buildings will experience a drift in HVAC performance efficiency of 10-30% in just 2 years.

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Topics: HVAC, In The Media

The retrofit revolution

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

As Seen On: gulfconstructiononline.com 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 Honored by SMACNA Brazil As A Key Supplier On Two Award Winning Projects

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Feb 13, 2023 10:51:13 AM

As Seen on: empoweringpumps.com December 14, 2022

Armstrong Fluid Technology was recently honored by the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractor’s Association (SMACNA) Brazil for being a Key Supplier to two of the winning projects in the Highlights of the Year – 2022 awards competition.

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Topics: Awards, HVAC, In The Media, SMACNA BRAZIL

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: issuu.com 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

Smart HVAC Cloud-Computing Solutions For A Changing World

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

As Seen On: hvacinformed.com 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

SECR? Don't forget to ask the Pump

Posted by Andrew Boothroyd on Jun 25, 2019 8:57:44 AM

With the introduction of the UK Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) policy, the number of companies needing to measure and provide usage data to the UK government will almost treble. Under the earlier Carbon Reduction Commitment around 4,000 businesses had to report their energy and emissions data, but the change in criteria will mean that the requirement will now affect around 11,900 companies. The decision aligns the government’s goals with the G20 Financial Stability Board's Taskforce on Climate-related financial disclosures.

The Armstrong Design Envelope product range includes embedded software for monitoring and reporting performance after installation which collects and reports data more accurately than a flow meter. So investing in replacement pumps (and harnessing their connectivity and in-built performance management technology) can provide the increased level of environmental reporting data necessary to meet the demands of the SECR policy, whilst making immediate improvements in energy efficiency.

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

Armstrong Unveils Six New Models of Intelligent Design Envelope Pumps

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Apr 22, 2019 9:19:48 AM

As Seen on empoweringpumps.com - April 15, 2019

Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced the availability of six new Design Envelope pump models engineered specifically for low-flow, high-head applications.

With the current emphasis on energy and cost savings in buildings of all types, there is a growing requirement for pumps that serve lower flow ranges. To meet this customer demand, Armstrong has added 3 new Design Envelope Tango models

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Topics: Design Envelope, HVAC, In The Media

Designing Parallel Pumping Systems - Webinar

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Feb 11, 2019 4:37:20 AM

As Seen on empoweringpumps.com - February 2019

 

March 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

This session will show you how Parallel Sensorless technology for HVAC systems can help reduce energy consumption and installation costs.

Presented by David Lee, Vice-Chair of ASHRAE Technical Committee 6.1 – Hydronic and Steam Equipment and Systems. David was also nominated for Empowering Pumps’ Pump Person of the Year in 2017.

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Topics: webinar, HVAC, In The Media, Parallel Pumping Systems

Armstrong’s “Small Upgrades for Big Savings in HVAC” Webinar Scheduled for January 8

Posted by Armstrong Fluid Technology on Jan 9, 2019 2:30:49 AM

As Seen on empoweringpumps.com - January 07, 2019

“Start Right – Small Upgrades for Big Savings in HVAC” is the topic of a free webinar being offered by ”Armstrong Fluid Technology on January 8, 2019.

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Topics: webinar, Energy - saving pumps, HVAC, HVAC System, In The Media, Performance Management

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