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SOURCE: Mainstream Engineering
Affordable controller improves energy efficiency of existing air conditioning systems, decreasing air conditioning bills by 13%
Rockledge, FL (PRWEB) February 26, 2013
QwikProducts™ by Mainstream Engineering announces the launch of QwikSEER+WattSaver™, an innovative and cost effective electronic control that reduces energy consumption of existing air conditioners and heat pumps. Using up to 13 percent fewer watts, QwikSEER+™ instantly upgrades the efficiency of most central heating and cooling systems.
QwikSEER+™ is a simple retrofit of existing air conditioning and heat pump systems with Permanent Split Capacitor (PSC) motors. PSC air conditioning systems are installed with the blower fan set to run at a single speed, even though the motor is capable of running multiple speeds. The easily installed QwikSEER+WattSaver™ control board monitors evaporator coil temperature and humidity levels and automatically selects the optimal fan speed based on real time environmental conditions. The end result is saving of up to 13% in energy usage and lower humidity levels – in other words increased comfort at lower cost.
“As spring tune-up time is upon us, HVAC contractors are looking for low cost options to help their customers save money on their electricity bills,” said Robert Scaringe, President of Mainstream Engineering. “Previously, the only option for homeowners who wanted more energy-efficient HVAC in their homes was to upgrade the system using far more expensive X13 or Electronically Commutated Motors (ECM). QwikSEER+™ provides a simple upgrade to an existing PSC motor at a cost that pays for itself in less than two years.”
With the QwikSEER+™'s "plug & play" design, the control board can be quickly installed, and no changes of the system controls or thermostats are necessary; QwikSEER+™ handles everything automatically. Since humidity levels are reduced, homeowners often can increase their thermostat setting by one to two degrees, resulting in even greater energy savings.
QwikSEER+WattSaver™ will be on display in booth 1324 at the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Conference 2013 in Orlando February 26 to March 2.
QwikProducts™ is the HVAC/R product division of Mainstream Engineering, a solutions-oriented research, development and manufacturing business. The QwikProducts™ line of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) products includes: QwikLug™ the industry’s most easily installed compressor terminal repair kits; the QwikCheck® acid test kit, and Qwik System Flush®, the most effective system flush for line set clean outs.
For more information, contact QwikProducts by Mainstream Engineering at 321-631-3550 or info(at)qwik(dot)com or visit http://www.qwik.com
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