Advances

LSX Frameless Solar Modules, LSX Rail System

Solar Canopies Everywhere

NeoCity Academy, located in Kissimmee, is Florida’s first net-zero energy K-12 School. In alignment with the school’s sustainability goals, it integrated a unique, curved solar canopy for food trucks in front of the school, as well as solar covered walkways to access the school, and a large solar canopy over the outdoor seating area. This project was designed by Little Diversified Architectural Consulting using LSX frameless solar panels from Lumos. The award-winning module system integrates with the company’s LSX Frameless Solar Modules, and theLSX Rail System.

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PINK Next Gen Fiberglas

Pink is the New Pink

The advanced fiber technology of PINK Next Gen Fiberglas creates a tightly woven network of soft, fine fibers that form a super-resilient blanket of insulating micro-pockets. Leveraging several new technology innovations, the new product is safe for installers and residents and faster to install than competitive insulation products and spray foam insulation. Because no hazardous chemicals are required to be mixed on the install site, there is less potential for human error, increasing peace of mind for contractors and residents. The product is designed to meet building codes and help professionals manage tight labor timelines and budgets.Judge’s Comment: “From its renewable energ

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Sentara Brock Cancer Center in Norfolk, Va.

Sustainable Finish

Complementing the extensive curtainwall on the face of the 253,000 sq.-ft. Sentara Brock Cancer Center in Norfolk, Va., designed by Odell Associates, is an Acurlite Structural skylight system finished with a Linetec clear anodize finish. The anodized aluminum frames 12 bays which make up the canopy skylight’s total 60-ft. 7-in. span. The high-quality coating highlights the aluminum’s natural look and accentuates the center’s clean, contemporary appearance. The anodize finish requires minimal maintenance, offers great wear and abrasion resistance and delivers long-lasting performance. It is 100% recyclable and certified with a Declare Label for the Living Building Challenge

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Colorful Glass

Glen-Gery’s Venetian Glass Series taps directly into the spirit of the Venetian artisans who produce glass in its finest form: pure and crystal. This signature style is the centerpiece of a new range of transparent, colored designer glass bricks. The bricks come in golden amber, aqua marine, arctic crystal and blue sapphire.

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HVLS TRAK

Health-Improving HVLS

What if a company’s workforce complains of headaches, dry cough, dizziness, nausea and fatigue but then returns with COVID-negative test results? It might be time to investigate “sick-building syndrome.” If so, the final remedy will depend on finding the root cause, but that takes time. Hunter’s line of HVLS TRAK fans boast easy one-person installation with plug-and-play wiring. This allows for fast action with a minimal outlay of cash.

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Versatec 700 Water  Source Heat Pump

Versatile Heating

The Versatec 700 Water Source Heat Pump—formerly known as Versatec Variable Speed—offers a new 2-ton unit which further expands the existing lineup of 3-6 ton and 10-90-ton units, creating more options and flexibility for customers. The 2-ton unit offers the same features as the larger models, including industry-leading efficiencies, a 4:1 turndown and Aurora Controls. Its variable speed technology provides the ultimate in temperature control and active dehumidification. It can continually adjust to load variations to deliver the air flow and temperature desired, so performance, comfort, temperature and humidity are all controlled at optimal levels.

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Inverter Scroll Heat Pump Chiller

Chill Out

By marrying key design attributes of variable refrigerant flow (VRF) technology with chilled water production, LG is raising the standard for air-cooled chillers with a robust set of high-performance features—reflected in its cooling capacity and low ambient heating ranges—providing specifiers with a cost-effective and properly-sized solution for air-source heat pump heating and cooling.

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OFC

Check This Out

Danfoss announced an innovative solution for oil-free chillers and heat pumps for enhanced system reliability and efficiency. The oil-free centrifugal market is growing exponentially around the world driven by a need to reduce system running costs, complexity and system size. The new Danfoss OFC check-and-stop valve incorporates a damped nozzle check valve, stop valves and diffuser function to address the major application pain points.

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Express GLX, Express TLX Series

Handwashing Package

Joining its Express ELX handwashing package, Bradley introduces the Express GLX and Express TLX Series. Checking all the boxes for high durability, fast installation, easy cleaning and maintenance, along with stylish design, the systems are made from Terreon Solid Surface material, which is smooth and non-porous with seamless construction to prevent bacteria, mold and delamination accumulation. GLX has a linear design with extra space to place belongings, while TLX features a streamlined trough design.

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Aviator Series

Show Stoppers

Glen-Gery has debuted its 2022 collection, which features an assortment of new products, including the Aviator Series, shown here. Aviator consists of several distinct monochromatic tone bricks with sharp contrasts that resemble those of early aircraft and aviation equipment. The colors are unique and versatile, creating an architectural feel that will stand out.

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