Valent dedicated outdoor air systems have been known for their quality since the brand’s inception. For Valent, quality starts with an intentional, engineered design and continues through the manufacturing process including a 400-point inspection and end-of-line run test of every unit.Read full article.
Air source heat pumps are gaining popularity where local agencies have set decarbonization goals. Configuring them correctly ensures proper heating and cooling performance. Using energy recovery and a proper defrost control strategy can help optimize operation. Read full article.
Not only is energy recovery an effective way to reduce operating costs in high outdoor air HVAC systems, but its use is also often required by state energy codes and standards. Read full article.
Microchannel coils are being used by many commercial HVAC manufacturers due to new regulations by the Department of Energy. Learn about the benefits of these coils compared to standard fin-and-tube coils, including improved efficiency, lower pressure drop, and less weight. Read full article.
Enthalpy core heat exchangers are an effective, low-maintenance energy recovery solution. Often beneficial for schools or facilities with no on-site maintenance staff, these devices provide long-term cost and energy savings for building owners while keeping occupants comfortable and healthy. Read full article.
Introducing, and managing, increased levels of fresh air has become even more important in the face of unprecedented demand to create safe and healthy indoor environments. Air flow measurement sensors help ensure the proper amount of fresh air is being supplied to the space. Read full article.
While Valent offers multiple options, energy recovery wheels (or enthalpy wheels), are the most efficient and effective. How does Valent apply enthalpy wheels for maximum effectiveness? Read full article.
Valent’s approach to avoiding frost or defrosting the energy recovery wheel only when necessary is key to the success of an energy-efficient system. Read full article.
RIGHT MEASUREMENT, RIGHT PLACE. Getting the right measurement from the right location can, and does, impact both performance and efficiency. Read full article.
Valent designs with cost, performance, and quality in mind. Not only does a Valent DOAS allow for a competitive first cost, but it is loaded with capabilities and features that lower the cost and risk of installation, saving contractors and owners real dollars. Read full article.
Bringing in high levels of outdoor air means that equipment must be designed to handle wide variations of outdoor air temperature and humidity while keeping indoor conditions consistent and comfortable. What’s the right combination of features to meet this challenge? Read full article.
All Valent cabinets are constructed of galvanized steel that has been painted with a high quality gray paint. Valent’s paint is formulated to be the best in the industry. What makes Valent’s painted cabinets stand out? Read full article.
Valent’s new 3-7 ton DOAS unit delivers unmatched features and quality at an affordable price. Learn more about the new Valent VX-12. Read full article.
Every Valent unit is tested for 90 minutes before it leaves the factory. This ensures a fast and trouble-free start-up and is an uncommon commitment to quality. What does Valent test before a product ships from the factory? Read full article.
While both inverter and digital scroll compressors are useful technologies, inverter scroll compressors have several advantages over digital scroll compressors. Read full article.
DOAS and high outdoor air units require sophisticated controls for reliable and efficient operation across a wide range of operating temperatures. Factory mounted embedded controls optimize unit performance and component life. Read full article.
Valent units offer high turndown furnaces, up to 16:1, enabling them to maintain comfortable discharge air temperatures at part load conditions. Why is this especially important with DOAS units? Read full article.
All Valent condenser fans have performance blades that are up to 12 dB quieter than paddle fan blades. What makes these fans a better choice? Read full article.
Valent units are sturdy. All casing components are constructed with 2” foam-injected double walls, including the panels, floor, doors, and roof. Why is this important? Read full article.