Thursday, February 13, 2014

How Does An Air Separator Work?

Air is the enemy of a hydronic system. Not only will it create noise in your system, but it also causes corrosion and can even stop the flow of water all together. Removing air is imperative to maintaining optimum performance.

In the video below, you'll get to see exactly what's going on inside your pipes. Bruce Marshall, of Emerson Swan, shows you a system operating with air, and then shows you how that system operates when an air separator is installed and the air is removed.

The Taco 4900 Series Air Separators are designed for the complete elimination of air from closed loop heating and cooling systems up to a maximum temperature of 240°F and a maximum pressure of 150 psi. The principle on which the Taco 4900 Series Air Separator is based is a patented and proven method of removing gases from water: the PALL ring process. Taco’s family of air elimination products delivers the most complete and effective means of air removal on the market.

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Saturday, February 1, 2014

Smith's Quiet-One Kickspace Heaters - For Those Hard To Heat Areas

Kickspace Heaters from Smith’s Environmental Products are designed to provide a unique yet purposeful solution to those “hard-to-heat” areas. With four sizes to choose from, the Quiet-One 2000 Series offers great flexibility and units can be matched more precisely to the demands of the job site.

The Quiet-One 2000 offers high BTU output at low decibel levels. Maximum BTU output from a small footprint is the hallmark of the Quiet-One 2000 products. This ensures maximum utilization of floor and wall space in such rooms as kitchens and baths where space is at a premium.

Quiet-One 2000 Series kickspace heaters have a highly efficient heat exchanger with low water content which allows the built-in thermostat to respond quickly, saving fuel (because it only operates when the boiler is on) while supplying warm air throughout the kitchen. The combination of the “High E” heat exchanger and a low power motor and a fan with “easy glide” sleeve bearings ensures low electrical usage (equal to a 40 watt light bulb).

The Smith's Quiet-One Kickspace Features:
  • Energy efficient (peak performance at lower temperature) 
  • Whisper quiet, low noise, low vibration fan
  • Four sizes to choose from
  • Installer friendly (no screws required)
  • Certified performance
  • Fits into those hard to heat areas
  • 5 year warranty