DELTA, BC, May 21 /CNW/ - AirTest Technologies (TSXV: AAT) announced
today that it has received a $90,000 order for carbon dioxide (CO(2)) sensor
products to be integrated into the products offered by WattMaster Controls
Inc., a Kansas City based manufacturer of controls used by building
contractors and major HVAC equipment manufacturers. This is the initial order,
however WattMaster has confirmed that going forward, they will be including
the AirTest CO2 sensor as a standard component in one of their regular
production control systems.
The CO(2) sensors WattMaster has ordered are compact sensor modules
designed to be easily integrated into Original Equipment Manufacturer ("OEM")
electronic products. The sensor is very low profile and can easily be designed
into most wall-mount enclosures typically used for sensing temperature or
other indoor environmental parameters. The sensor is self-calibrating and
requires no maintenance over its 15 year rated life. According to Mike Hobbs,
President of WattMaster, "We decided to work with AirTest because of the depth
of their product and application knowledge, plus the fact that they offered
the best product for our application that requires us to control building
ventilation based on CO(2) levels."
AirTest's self-calibrating CO(2) sensors save energy in buildings by
regulating outside air ventilation based on the actual number of people in a
space. This ensures that only enough outside air is heated or cooled to meet
the immediate needs of occupants. Much of the demand for this type of sensor
is driven by the growing interest in making buildings energy efficient, an
important part in creating green and sustainable buildings. For example the
LEED building certification program operated by the US Green Building Council
provides certification points for including CO(2) measurement and control to
ensure good indoor environmental quality while at the same time saving energy.
CO(2) ventilation control can represent a simple but highly effective way for
almost all buildings to reduce energy use while ensuring good indoor air
quality for occupants.
In addition to its own product line of sensors for building control,
AirTest offers a wide range of OEM sensor technologies targeted for the use of
independent controls and equipment manufacturers who need to integrate
AirTest's sensor technologies into their products.
About AirTest: AirTest Technologies (www.airtesttechnologies.com) is a
Green-Tech company specializing in sensors that improve commercial building
operating efficiency and at the same time create energy savings. These sensors
are all based on technical innovations developed in the last ten years, and
comprise a growing second wave of energy saving technologies that will make a
significant contribution to the Sustainable Buildings Program. AirTest offers
its products to leading-edge building owners, contractors and energy service
companies targeting the buildings market. AirTest also provides energy cost
reduction solutions to building equipment and controls manufacturers who
incorporate AirTest sensor components in their products.
About WattMaster Controls Inc.
WattMaster Controls Inc. is a privately held company based in Kansas
City, MO that designs and produces building energy management and control
systems. A large part of their business is also related to the development and
manufacture of unique control products for major manufacturers of heating,
cooling and industrial automation equipment.
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be subject to the safe harbours created thereby. Since these statements
involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, the
Company's actual results may differ materially from the expected results.
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