The Importance of Measuring Air Pressure in Commercial Buildings

This article explains why and how to measure air pressure in commercial buildings ensuring occupant comfort and building efficiency. Topics covered include:  Air pressure and how it affects commercial buildings Effects of not managing building air pressure correctly How to control the air pressure Measuring pressure Calibration Installation advice and setpoints Air pressure is the … Continue Reading

Green HVAC Technology

Green HVAC Technology: 9 Reasons to Switch Now

According to the United States Department of Energy, heating and cooling accounts for 56 percent of energy use in the typical home. While needs vary considerably across different types of commercial activities, estimates are that heating and cooling can be as much as 73 percent of the total energy use for commercial buildings.  For both … Continue Reading

HVAC Zoning Systems

Technology Talk: HVAC Zoning Systems

Zoning is Gaining Popularity in Homes Zoning systems give homeowners enhanced control over heating and cooling in the home which improves comfort across all living areas as well as energy efficiency. This technology is evolving, getting quicker and easier to install, and is being released with more design options to deliver greater value to its … Continue Reading

Product Preview: Introducing Honeywell’s Silent Spring Return Damper Motor Actuator

Tower Equipment Company is now carrying Honeywell’s Silent Spring Return Damper Motor Actuator for your convenience. This spring return damper motor actuator is designed primarily to operate automatic air control dampers. This actuator features a synchronous hysteresis motor designed for long life with unique “lost motion” drive to protect the gear train from closing shock. The MSS has … Continue Reading

Technology Talk: Belimo’s Super Capacitor For Critical Applications

Need your system to operate safely no matter the circumstances? A fail-safe control is what you need. During an electrical power supply interruption, dampers and valves are automatically returned to their fail-safe position with an electronic fail-safe control function. Water coils are protected from freezing, steam heat exchangers are closed for safety, and fume hoods … Continue Reading

Product Preview: NEMOFTY & The Teco Zone Dampers

Not impressed with your current Zone Damper Company or are you looking for a change? Try TECO’s Tower Zone TZ Damper. Our TZ Damper is made with Belimo’s NEMOFTY 24v 3 wire motor with LED positioned lights and a rugged American made slip in zone damper. Our damper is high quality, powerful, and economical compared … Continue Reading

Product Preview: Enertech’s R-650 Damper

Need a reliable damper for a retrofit project? Consider Enertech’s R-650 Damper! The R-650 damper was developed in response to retrofit projects, it incorporates a metal multi-point cross flow and bell-mouth for a smooth laminar flow. It is a round damper that any actuator can be applied too and it is available in sizes from … Continue Reading

Product Preview: Belimo Pressure Bypass Damper Assembly

Exclusive to Tower Equipment  – The Belimo pressure bypass assembly smart design provides adapted air pressure control in order to maximize occupant comfort. With embedded logic, the actuator is able to maintain proper static pressure throughout the HVAC system. Belimo pressure bypass damper assembly, NDAP series are factory mounted with NEMPC actuator directly to a 5/8” … Continue Reading

New Technology: Belimo Introduces Their New Complete Range of Sensors

Sensors by Belimo are now on the shelves at Tower! For those who do not know, Belimo is the global leader in the development, production, and marketing of actuators and control valves for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems. They sold more actuators than every other manufacturer combined last year. Tower Equipment Company is proud to say … Continue Reading

Product Preview: Tower T2 Series Damper

Not impressed with your current zone damper company or just looking for a change? Try out the TECO’s Tower Zone TZ Damper. Our Tower Damper is made with Belimo’s Nemofty 24v 3 wire motor with LED positioned lights and a rugged American made slip in zone damper. Our damper is high quality, powerful, and economic … Continue Reading