HVAC

11/01/2008


Evaporative cooler

The KUBE low-profile evaporative cooler is 48 inches tall and employs the patented FreshWater slinger wheel technology, which distributes evaporative, atomized water across all air inlets to provide efficient cooling. The unit can provide from 3,000 to 30,000 cfm with variable-speed control. Heating is provided via an indirect heat exchanger, up to 400,000 BTUs per unit. All units feature network capability, and touchscreen controls allow up to 15 units to be controlled via PLC or computer.

Bessamaire : www.bessamaire.com

Fan

The Pivot fan has a compact, 6-foot diameter and is suitable for use in mezzanines, narrow aisles, around ceiling obstructions and in confined workspaces. Its mounting system features two pivot points, providing the unit with 73 different hanging configurations. Features include a proprietary airfoil and winglet design, a precision-molded hub and a 1-hp motor. A touchpad controller provides digital rpm and speed readouts. Air displacement at maximum speed is 29,081 cfm.

The Big Ass Fan Co. : www.bigassfans.com





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