We’re getting down to basics this week: boilers, lights, radiators, air-conditioning, plus the latest news in building services
Unica HE is a condensing combination boiler that is said to offer the highest flow rate of any entry-level boiler for residential uses. Its maker Vokera says this is achieved through an innovative radial heat exchanger and an improved combustion system. Unica HE is available in 28, 32 and 36 kW outputs.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has revamped its air-conditioning systems for the commercial sector to cut energy consumption by up to 40%. The systems, which have high-performance fans, fan motors, compressors and refrigerant controls, are said to be half the weight of comparable products and are also said to make less noise.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Zumtobel has launched a lighting management system that allows users to programme a wide range of lighting scenes within a building. The manufacturer says the system, called Emotion Touch, can save energy by taking daylight into account and using presence detectors. Emotion Touch is suitable for shops and offices.