Introducing Danfoss NovoCon® Digital ControlValves:

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Connectivity, data integration and advanced digital energy management within hydronic systems.

NovoCon® digital control valves are smart devices that provide precise control and communication with the Building Management System (BMS). Building managers can access system feedback and data remotely to continuously optimize HVAC system performance.

With the new NovoCon® M, L and XL digital actuators, Danfoss extends its range of smart actuators combined with pressure independent balancing valves (PICVs) to achieve digital control for hydronic heating and cooling systems. The new digital controls complement the existingNovoConS for AB-QM™ranging in sizes½” to 1¼”(DN 10-32).

The NovoCon® M, NovoCon® L and NovoCon® XL are specifically designed to accurately control high-flow rates in commonapplications,such as hot/chilled water fan coils, variable air volume (VAV), sensible-cooling terminal units and chillers.

Unique Features

NovoCon®’s unique design allows for multiple functions to be performed in one smart solution:

•Accurate flow control - Linear characteristics at different differential pressures
•Bus actuator–BACnet,MS/TP, or Modbus RTU communication protocols
•I/O device-Resistance inputs (3x), Analog input (1x), Analog output (1x)
•Energy manager-Advanced algorithms for monitoring and energy management

Danfoss NovoCon® digital controlvalvesare accessible and adjusted via BACnet or Modbus communicationprotocols, or directly through a communication cable and available software for easy integration and to provide actual system performance data for higher-level building management systems.

The I/O interfaces can be used to connect sensors to measure supply and return temperatures as well as to calculate energy consumption. Additionally, the I/O ports are available for controlling individual devices, such as fans or connecting BMS room temperature controllers.

Danfoss is engineering the smart buildings of tomorrow with NovoCon® digital control valves. Not only do they establish system stability with true pressure independence,they also provide the BMS with real-time HVAC data to enable Active Energy Management. Lastly, these innovations offer advantages in remote commissioning, flow setting, flushing, predictive maintenance and energy allocation.

Simplify energy management tracking and efficiency improvements with NovoCon® Digital Control Valves.