Smart Products: April 2009

April 1, 2009
Take your company to the next level with Contracting Business' Smart Products a section featuring the latest technical and business management tools from

Take your company to the next level with Contracting Business' Smart Products — a section featuring the latest technical and business management tools from leading manufacturers and service providers. For more information on any of the products listed here, circle the appropriate number(s) on the reader service card at the back of this issue, or go to If you're interested in having your company's products appear on these pages, contact your Contracting Business sales representative.

FAST-STAT Wiring Extenders

  • Eliminates re-pulling of thermostat and condenser cables.

  • Use with 2-stage A/C or heat, heat pump conversions, adding A/C, PTAC's, RTU's and many other applications.

  • Easy to use and comes with a lifetime warranty.

Available at: Johnstone Supply, Lennox Parts & Supplies, Rheem Distributors, Sid Harvey's, R.E. Michel Co., Gemair, IRR Supply, Ferguson, Baker Dist., Slakey Bros., CD Jones, Contractor's Supply, Jackson Systems, Speciality AC, Shoemaker, Thermal Supply, Winair United Automatic, and Pace Supply. See web site for other distributors. Contact Nordic Electronics Ltd at 800/775-4750 or visit www.faststat.comNordic Electronics

T-Class Large Split Systems Designed to Save. Built to Last.

Featuring a lighter weight and compact design, Lennox large split systems are designed for reliable performance and efficient operation. Fully charged at the factory, these units are easy to install and maintain with easy-access refrigerant lines, slide out blowers and self-tensioning belts. All Lennox large split systems come equipped with the environmentally friendlier refrigerant R-410A to replace R-22 refrigerant that is scheduled to be phased out. For reliable, cost-effective and service-friendly split systems, Lennox delivers. Call 800/9-Lennox or visit — Lennox Commercial

Premium Heated Diode Refrigerant Leak Detector

We designed the SRL8 Heated Diode Leak Detector for technicians who like a detector that triggers on ABSOLUTE concentration. The LED and audible alerts increase in intensity as the amount of refrigerant sensed increases. The advanced heated diode sensor delivers sensitivity better than 0.1 ounces/year and lasts up to five years, depending on use. The replaceable, water-blocking filter keeps water from reaching the sensor. Triggers on CFCs, HFCs, HCFCs and blends and is sensitive to R-22. Calibrates automatically or manually with the push of a button. Comes with a rechargeable, user-replaceable 15-hour lithium-ion battery. Carrying case, wall and car chargers, 9-in.flexible and rigid wand extensions, and 10 replacement filters included. — Fieldpiece Instruments

New YELLOW JACKET Edition 57 HVAC and Automotive Service Tools Catalog

Features all YELLOW JACKET HVACR service tools, including the all the new ACCUPROBE II heated sensor leak detector, solar/light powered digital LCD gauges, liquid gauges, flaring tool, and more. U.S. flag indicates products made in the U.S.A. Categories include: refrigerant recovery, vacuum pumps, hoses, hose adapters, charging systems, gauges, electronic instruments, heating instruments, leak monitors and detectors and service tools. or 800/769-8370. — YELLOW JACKET® Products Division of Ritchie Engineering Co., Inc.

Dave Lennox Signature® Collection SunSource solar-assisted comfort system

Lennox' SunSource Comfort System takes heating and cooling technology to new heights of efficiency with patent-pending solar-assisted technology. The fan motor is assisted by power generated from photovoltaic (PV) cells. The system operates at full PV capacity during the time of day when peak air conditioning loads match peak solar output. Patented SilentComfort technology for quiet operation; two-stage operation for optimal efficiency. ENERGY STAR® qualified. To learn more, contact a Lennox sales representative or visit — Lennox Residential

Unico Introduces the UniChiller

The UniChiller RC, manufactured by Unico Inc., is a completely self-contained outdoor heating and cooling unit that uses chilled water instead of refrigerant. Perfect for residential and light commercial applications, the UniChiller provides chilled water for cooling and can also produce hot water for heating. The UniChiller is very quiet, can be installed in a remote location, and can work with multiple air handler units for zoning. Call 800/527-8096 or visit www.unicosystem.comUnico

Advanced Infrared Refrigerant Leak Detector

Fieldpiece's SRL2K7 gives field technicians premium performance in an ergonomic, rugged design. The infrared sensor delivers sensitivity down to 0.1 ounces per year and doesn't trigger on oil or moisture like other types of sensors. A replaceable, water-blocking filter keeps water out of the instrument. Visual and audible alarms trigger on CFCs, HFCs, HCFCs and blends. It senses CHANGE in refrigerant levels and is self-zeroing. The SRL2K7 features a sturdy, non-conductive sensor arm, and a rechargeable, 8-hour lithium-ion battery that lasts all day. A magnetic hanger, peak and mute buttons also let technicians work the way they want. Hard case, wall and car chargers, 9-in. flexible and rigid wand extensions, and 10 replacement filters included. — Fieldpiece Instruments