Taco Announces New Zone Sentry® Zone ValveSubscribe to RSS feed
The wait is over; the Zone Sentry is here!! The long anticipated release of the industry's premier zone valve has arrived. The Zone Sentry was showcased at the 2010 NAOHSM Convention and Trade Show and was received with a great deal of excitement.
In order to ensure the highest quality product possible we have completed over 2 years of field testing on a wide variety of systems and applications throughout the US and Canada. In addition, hundreds of thousands of cycles and exhaustive testing has been completed in our lab here at Taco.
Features and Advantages
Uses up to 93% less energy than other commonly installed zone valves
Quiet Actuator Operation
Suitable for condensing environments
Universal installation orientation
Up to 12 valves on (1) 40VA transformer
Multi function LED assists with troubleshooting
Easy to wire quick connections
Bidirectional flow (you can't install the valve backwards)
The actuator mounts on the valve in either direction
125 PSI shut-off pressure with industry leading Cv's
Quick release actuator mounting clip
Manual override button
Positional indicator shows the ball valve's actual position
The Zone Sentry is a 24V zone valve and has options for installation in a wide variety of applications, such as the typical closed loop HVAC system, open loop or high oxygen content systems, chilled water installations and with either a normally open or normally closed actuator configuration to name a few. Connections include 1/2", 3/4" and 1" pipe sizes and can be ordered as either sweat or NPTF.
EBV Zone Valve Discontinuation
Coinciding with the release of the Zone Sentry and effective immediately, the EBV zone valve and EBV replacement actuator will no longer be available. The Zone Sentry actuator can be used on any version of ESP or EBV valve. Although backwards compatible, the Zone Sentry is not just an updated version of the EBV. Its unique features and outstanding performance position it as the premier zone valve in the market today.
The Zone Sentry is currently available with a standard 4 week lead time. Included with this announcement are the PDF versions of a new counter card and slim jim, catalog #100-82, submittal data sheet #101-140 and instruction sheet #102-410. They can also be found on the Taco website at www.taco-hvac.com. To order printed versions of these literature pieces, please email the Taco Literature Department at [email protected] with your request. Printed literature should be available in 2 - 3 weeks. As always, if you have any questions please feel free to contact me at anytime.