Danfoss Industrial Refrigeration Spare Parts App provides information on Danfoss Industrial Refrigeration valves, to determine a kit number to purchase a spare part or spare part kit, inspection kit, repair kit, or overhaul kit. Once you’ve locate the desired component or kit, simply click on the blue highlighted number and a populated email draft will appear. Available on iTunes and Googleplay. Danfoss.com
Emerson Climate Technologies’ Copeland X-Ref version 3.0 is an updated version of the first X-Ref mobile application. It provides mobile access to Emerson’s online compressor cross-reference database for air conditioning products, for product specifications and to determine compatible replacement Copeland brand compressors. Yours at no charge by visiting emersonclimate.com/mobileapps
Gastite, a leading manufacturer of flexible gas piping, launched a new mobile application for sizing calculations on iPhone and Android devices. Using scroll wheels, users select gas type, length of tubing run, supply pressure, pressure drop, and flow capacity. The application calculates the appropriate size Gastite flexible gas piping for that particular scenario. The application also includes an information button, which answers frequently asked questions. Users can contact Gastite with questions from directly within the app. Available at iTunes and Android stores.
Service Proz has launched an Android Version 2.0 of its mobile service application. The enhancements include better visibility and functionality from an "Admin" Level along with some enhancements at the Field Level. Admin Personnel in the field now can access any work order and schedule a work order from anywhere. You can see your field level technician’s work load and adjust if necessary, directly from your smart phone or tablet.
Need to easily and efficiently control fan coil units, rooftop units, or heat pump units? Try "AppStat." AppStat is a new series of BACnet communicating thermostats from KMC Controls. Each model in the series combines a BACnet applications specific controller and sensor options into an attractive, space-mounted device. It's nicely designed, too, with a color LCD screen, and soft-touch buttons. Through the screen and buttons, installers and users can completely configure the devices and access various menu options. The visual appeal of AppStat is accented by the overall design, a color LCD screen, and soft-touch buttons. Through the screen and buttons, installers and users can completely configure the devices and access various menu options.
Find it at GetAppStat.com
Arzel’s first app for IPad and Android tablets — Ezyzone —makes HVAC zoning system design simple and quick. The app leads the user through a series of questions to help contractors make the decisions necessary to quote a zoning system. The Ezyzone App:
• Acts as a guide through the zoning layout process
• Helps select the right Arzel control panel and dampers
• Calculates estimated labor time
• Develops a comfort plan for the homeowner customer
• Generates a quote based on suggested list price and estimated labor time
• Tabulates a bill of material for easy emailing to purchasing agent. Contractors can click on icons to download the appropriate version to your device and start quoting zoning on every job.
Find the Ezyzone app at bit.ly/Arzelapps.
Carrier Enterprise has developed the HVAC Contractor Assist app for Apple iPad and iPhones, as well as all Android smartphone devices. Features include:
• A "CE store locator," complete with hours of operation, directions and click-to-call capabilities
• Product availability at near-by CE store locations
• Equipment bills of material searches
• A document library for CE products complete with spec sheets, wiring diagrams, installation guides and consumer literature
• QR Code & UPC bar code scanners for fast product look-ups.
The app provides helpful store and product information, and sends non-invasive push notifications directly to the contractor’s phone, alerting them of limited time special offers and promotions. HVAC Contractor Assist is available for free download from iTunes and Google Play.
Parker Hannifin Corporation's Parker Sporlan ChillMaster P-T Chart, a mobile application for customers, designed to diagnose pressure temperature relationships in refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Proper analysis of the pressure to temperature relationship can help service technicians diagnose a system issue quickly. The ChillMaster P-T Chart allows for quick conversion by providing essential refrigerant data to mobile devices.
It has a friendly design, precise calculations and customization options, such as saving regularly used refrigerants and selecting a preferred unit of measurement. Download the app at parker.com/chillmaster.
THE Healthy Home iAQ app from Field Controls is a powerful, versatile tool for the HVAC contractor. It explains to the homeowner why they need to take charge of their indoor air and how best to do it. A short animated video explains the need for better iAQ and how the Healthy Home System works to keep the air fresh, clean, and pure.
The app guides the homeowner through a simple scorecard analysis of the air in their home so they can identify the solutions that are right for them. It even helps the contractor configure the right system for each homeowner, based on their needs and budget.
The iAQ app is a free download in the Apple App Store and the Google Play App store.
Emerson's "HVAC Check & Charge" mobile application helps HVAC contractors upgrade older, sliding cardboard refrigerant charge calculators. The new HVAC Check & Charge provides an on-site refrigerant charge calculator for air conditioning applications. The app allows contractors to easily calculate correct system refrigerant charge for R22 or R410A.
Contractors can choose subcooling, superheat, or airflow, and enter the specified system temperatures along with the latent and sensible environmental loads.
This app and others are available at the "HVACR Mobile Toolbox" at
Comfortech will be held Sept. 18-20 in Philadelphia, PA. The Comfortech 2013 Mobile app —sponsored by Rheem —It includes a full list of exhibitors at the show, an interactive floor plan that lets you zoom, an up-to-the-minute schedule of events, daily news coverage and a full list of presenters! Build your own personal schedule for the show. The App has the most up to date listing of events and booths that you can get.
Download the Comfortech App to keep up-to-date with everything happening around you before, during and after the show.
For iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad Users: from your mobile device, visit the App Store and search for Comfortech, or link here: bit.ly/comfortechapp
News about new HVACR apps for phones and pads continues to stream in to the CB mailbox. Here's a look at the newest apps designed to empower field teams to better service in less time.
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