Aerco expands its Benchmark family with the Benchmark 1.5 Low NOx condensing, fully modulating boiler.
Aerco expands its Benchmark family with the Benchmark 1.5 Low NOx condensing, fully modulating boiler. WIth an operating range of 75,000 to 1.5 million Btuh, the boiler matches fluctuating loads to minimize boiler cycling and eliminate temperature overshoot. Designed with a small footprint, the boiler measures 79 in. H X 28 in. W x 36 in. D and is delivered in a single, fully assembled package that fits in a standard doorway. The model incorporates a stainless steel heat exchanger and Aerco's unit controller and air/fuel delivery system to deliver 20:1 turndown for maximized operating efficiency and seasonal fuel savings. The boiler is individually or in multiple unit designs. In addition to having a constant set point, indoor/outdoor reset schedule, or 4 to 20 mA signal, one or more boilers can be integrated via a Modbus communications protocol to Aerco's multiple boiler management system or facility-wide energy management or building automation system. An optional gateway to support BACnet, LonWorks, and N2 communications also is available.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey