Bluetooth Circulator Offers Advanced Control
New for 2019, Taco Comfort Solutions’ 0018e high-efficiency, Bluetooth-enabled circulator brings a new level of control to residential and light commercial hydronic systems.
The ECM-powered 0018e is a solution for contractors who want the durability, efficiency and simplicity of other Taco ECM circulators, while looking for more system feedback and control than has been previously available.
The circulator features Bluetooth communication to a mobile app, providing real time control, diagnostics and reporting, such as installation history, power consumption, performance and runtime. Installers can select between multiple constant speed, proportional pressure, and constant pressure modes as well as activeADAPT, Taco’s self-adjusting proportional pressure mode.
Taco’s BIO Barrier protects the pump from system contaminants, especially black iron oxide that otherwise tends to collect around strong ECM magnets. Also, SureStart, which automatically unblocks a locked rotor and purges air from the circulator. The 0018e features 18 feet maximum head with a maximum flow of 16 GPM. It’s also double insulated, which eliminates the need for a ground wire.
The circulator qualifies for most state, regional, and utility efficiency incentive programs. An integral flow check is included, and both two-bolt or two-way flange models are available. Contractors who designs their systems with precision can now get a circulator with the performance and control to match. The 0018e will be available in the third quarter of 2019.