FlowCon Articles

FlowCon Topic Letter about Importance of Control Curves in PICVs
Heating/Cooling - PICV - Equal% Control - Linear Control - Accuracy - Turn Down Ratio - Rangeability - Performance Charts

Equal percentage control vs. linear control – which is better when and why?

FlowCon Topic Letter about Rangeability and Turn Down Ratio
PICV - FlowCon Green - FlowCon GreEQ - FlowCon SM - FlowCon Essentia

Definition and use of Rangebility, Resolution and Turn Down Ratio in FlowCon PICVs

FlowCon Topic Letter about Leakage Classification IEC60534-4
PICV - PITCV - TCV - FlowCon Green - FlowCon SM - FlowCon FIT - FlowCon Essentia - FlowCon EVS

Article is updated to include FlowCon Essentia. All actuated FlowCon valves are classified according to Int. Standard IEC60534-4, Class IV and V

FlowCon Topic Letter about High Performance Composite Material
PICV - DPCV - TCV - ABV - Termostatic Valve

Proven stable and durable in HVAC

Heating/Cooling/Energy - HVAC - PICV - PIBCV - Balancing valve - DPCV - 2-way control valve - Pressure dependent - Pressure independent

Unlocking the World of PICVs: Your Essential Answers to Common Questions!

Heating/Cooling/Energy - HVAC - Glycol - Glycol Mix - Flow Correction Factor

Understand the influence of Glycol in your HVAC application

Heating/Cooling/Energy - HVAC - PICV - Design flow - Pipe Size - ΔP - Pressure drop - Actuator control - Adjustment - Service

Important factors to consider when selecting PICVs

Heating/Cooling/Energy - HVAC - PICV - LEED Certification

LEED certified green buildings are better buildings

PICV Actuator - Heating/Cooling/Energy - Failsafe function - Super Capacitor - Battery

The article focuses on key parameters to consider when choosing a failsafe actuator for your PICV application.

PICV - Heating/Cooling/Energy - Low ΔT syndrome - ΔT control

This article explain how a pressure independent control valve can provide 100% authority and thereby increase the accuracy of the ΔT control

FlowCon Topic Letter about Valve Authority

For end-of-line or similar applications, control valves still have their justification. A word on valve authority may come useful

FlowCon Topic Letter about PICV Actuator Material
PICV - Gear Material - HVAC

FlowCon deliberately chooses specific gear material depending on actuator use

PICV - High-Tech Composite - HVAC

Using composites in PICV do result in superior accuracy

FlowCon Topic Letter about Water Quality
Heating/Cooling - Fan Coil Units - Flush - Strainer - Clean Water

If You use proper water quality in Your HVAC system, You will have lots of benefits – follow one of FlowCon’s flushing strategies

FlowCon Topic Letter about Diffential Pressure Controllers as Zone Protector
Heating/Cooling - DPCV - FlowCon EDP - FlowCon PIM™-DP

The benefits of using DPCVs as zone protectors are many