16 July 2013 - Aldes Middle East (ME), a leading global solutions provider for fire protection, ventilation and air distribution and the local arm of the Aldes Group, has announced the regional launch of the MR – Mono and the MR – Modulo, the latest additions to the company's growing line of constant airflow regulators (MR). The two new models have been designed to provide optimum air-balancing with precise, constant flow regulation. With the continuing increase of construction development projects in the region, the MR – Mono and the MR – Modulo is being positioned to address the growing need to bring hygienic fresh air into the air conditioning systems being installed into these projects. The launch of the new models also proves to be very timely and strategic as it complements a recent report forecasting that the UAE market for air conditioning products is expected to surpass USD 1 billion in revenues by the end of 2018.
Both the MR – Mono and the MR - Modulo have been designed to fit easily into a section of circular ductwork to maintain a constant and reliable airflow within a wide range of differential pressure--50-250Pa for the standard version and 150-650Pa for the high-pressure version. The MR – Modulo, in particular, offers an innovative concept of having the ability to be easily adjusted on-site and without the need for specific tools. Aldes ME's latest MR models operate on a unique and innovative principle where the unit's membrane inflates and deflates depending on the pressure differences between the upstream and downstream flow of the constant air-flow regulator. This later changes the cross-section of the flow and guarantees constant air-flow, regardless of aeraulic variations in the ductwork.
“Even in the midst of the recent economic gridlock, the Middle East region has witnessed a continuous increase in construction projects, with projects that were once stalled now resuming and newer projects already underway,” said Gaëtan Pierrefeu, Managing Director, Aldes Middle East FZE. “With this in mind, developers, architects, consultants and engineers have detailed the need for high quality world class constant air regulators—an essential element that can solve the requirement of infusing more clean fresh, breathable air into the AC units. Looking to address this need, we have come up with the MR – Mono and the MR – Modulo, which provides optimum air-balancing at its best.”
The MR – Mono is factory calibrated, making the throughput guaranteed and controlled as the model can be quickly installed on-site at the desired flow set by the developers. Meanwhile, the MR – Modulo offers flexibility and compactness and a 360-degree mounting feature. With its 8 Reference numbers, the MR - Modulo adapts to all situations and allows for all types of combinations thanks to its Aldes patented rotating ring, which adjusts the diameter and the on-site air-flows.
“These dynamic new constant airflow regulators offer many advantages. The MR – Mono and the MR – Modulo provide optimal regulation; easy to use and install; works easily across eight different configurations; highly energy efficient and is a unique representation of French innovative design. Best of all, these models reinforce our commitment to leverage our products as best-in-class solutions for air distribution and ventilation,” concluded Pierrefeu.