Ceiling-mount air conditioner
The CMW30 ceiling-mount air conditioner by MovinCool is designed for areas with dense heat loads.
The CMW30 ceiling-mount air conditioner by MovinCool is designed for server rooms and other applications with dense heat loads, but where a MovinCool air-cooled model cannot be used due to the lack of available space to direct hot exhaust air into. The unit’s large cooling capacity is rated at 29,400 Btu/h total and 22,000 Btu/h sensible for computer rooms. The compact, self-contained CMW30 is only 20 in. high, enabling it to fit above a drop ceiling. A built-in mounting bracket, flanges, and vibration isolators allow easy, low-cost installation using standard, off-the-shelf hardware. No external condensing unit, refrigerant connections, or charging are necessary, further reducing installation as well as maintenance costs. Based on the same engineering technology as the MovinCool CM25 air-cooled model, the CMW30 features a high integrated-energy-efficiency ratio (IEER) of 17.0, made possible by an energy-saving, variable-speed inverter compressor and inverter fan motors.
Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.