SPR 2017

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/ b r i e f s /briefs Toll free: 844 378 0442 I adeyusa.com I info@adeyusa.com Iron oxide sludge is one of the main causes of hydronic heating system breakdowns. The ADEY ® range of MagnaClean ® commercial filters remove virtually all iron oxide sludge. Used together with ADEY's MC3+ ™ Cleaner and MC1+ ™ Inhibitor, total system health is ensured. Simply put, protect against HE boiler and ECM pump failure and extend system life. Learn more about how it works - visit adeyusa.com/protection Commercial Hydronic Heating Systems Protect against costly breakdowns and greatly improve efficiency CIRCLE ID# 12 ON READER SERVICE CARD OR GO TO HVACPPRODUCTS.COM/MARKET SMARTPLUG CONTROL NAMED 2017 AHR EXPO INNOVATION AWARD PRODUCT OF THE YEAR Taco, Inc.'s SmartPlug Instant Hot Water Control was announced as the 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Award Product of the Year. The product, which also secured a win in the Innovation Awards' plumbing category, allows for easy installation onto existing domestic hot water recirculation pump systems, to more efficiently man- age on-demand hot water delivery. Taco's 115 volt SmartPlug Instant Hot Water Control features technology to learn and record a homeowner's us- age patterns, and employ the data to operate a home's hot water recircula- tion pump when hot water is typically required. The result is a significant increase in water heater operational efficiency, promoting a simple yet notable way to save on residential energy costs. CALL FOR ABSTRACTS ISSUED FOR GLOBAL PLUMBING, WATER SYMPOSIUM The American Society of Plumbing Engineers, the Alliance for Water Efficiency, the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials and Plumbing Manufacturers International, in cooperation with the World Plumbing Council, will convene the sixth biennial Emerging Water Technology Symposium in May 2018 in Ontario, California. A call for abstracts for the event has been issued and is available for download at iapmo.org. Previously called the International Emerging Technology Symposium, the EWTS has been renamed to better associate the event with water- and plumbing- related issues. The co-conveners welcome abstracts and participation from across the globe. BRADFORD WHITE TO BUILD AEROTHERM SERIES IN MICHIGAN FACILITY Bradford White Water Heaters has completed an agreement to acquire production assets from the heat pump water heater operations of GE Appliances, a Haier company. Bradford White plans to relocate the acquired manufacturing equipment to its Middleville, Michigan factory. While the process is expected to take several months, the company will continue to fill cus- tomer orders for its 50 and 80 gallon AeroTherm Series products from its enhanced inventory position. As part of the agreement, Bradford White will extend its 24/7 customer support services to existing GeoSpring water heater owners. For details, visit bradfordwhite.com. ASSE INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHES FOURTH SCALD AWARENESS WHITE PAPER ASSE International has published its fourth scald awareness white paper, "Guidelines for Temperature Control Devices in Domestic Hot Water Systems," which is available for free download at asse-plumbing.org. The primary goal of the paper is to address proper and improper applications of temperature-limiting devices covered by ASSE product performance standards.

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