Modernized products offer reduced energy costs and expanded performance
Xylem has launched a next generation, global range of highly efficient in-line and end-suction pumps that exceed the strict 2015 European Ecodesign requirements that went into effect on January 1, 2015 (Minimum Efficiency Index > 0,4). The new Lowara e-series provides significantly improved energy savings of up to 23 percent. Additionally, its expanded and optimized hydraulic coverage makes this new series suitable for a much broader range of HVAC and industrial applications.
The new series includes the e-NSC high performance end-suction pumps, the e-LNE vertical in-line pumps, and the e-SH stainless steel end-suction pumps. These models will be supplied with IE3 high efficiency motors in accordance with the European Union motor performance standards.
For an even greater reduction in energy consumption, e-series pumps can be supplied with an optional Xylem Hydrovar variable speed drive. The motor-mounted, space-saving Hydrovar is ‘plug-and-play’ and automatically adjusts operating speeds to optimize pumping system efficiency. As a result, it can provide up to an additional 70 percent reduction in energy costs depending on the application.
Peter Agneborn, director, HVAC and Commercial Buildings business unit, comments: “We want to make selection easier for our customers. The new series consolidates several legacy models into a single, global offering, enabling specifiers to quickly choose the correct Lowara solution for their application. And the e-series continues our commitment to provide our customers with the highest levels of service throughout the product’s life cycle. Combined with Xylem’s global presence, the improved modularity of the new designs makes maintenance and spare parts management much easier.
He continued: “And while we have streamlined our offering, the new series does not limit our ability to serve a number of HVAC and industrial applications. In fact, the extended hydraulic range, multiple configurations, new materials and options actually dramatically increase the number and complexity of applications we can support.”
The Lowara e-series provides energy cost savings and enhanced reliability, with simplified specification, faster lead times and improved pre- and post-sales support. The new pumps will enable consultants, specifiers and engineers to leverage Xylem’s global presence and production network, while creating customized system solutions for their customers supported by localized applications expertise.