Scott Arnold

Executive Editor,
HPAC Engineering

Described by a colleague as "a cyborg ... requir(ing) virtually no sleep, no time off, and bland nourishment that can be consumed while at his desk" who was sent "back from the future not to terminate anyone, but with the prime directive 'to edit dry technical copy' in order to save the world at a later date," Scott Arnold joined the editorial staff of HPAC Engineering in 1999. Prior to that, he worked as an editor for daily newspapers and a specialty-publications company. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Kent State University.

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Calendar of HVACR Training and Education Events 3
Are you looking to expand your knowledge and/or sharpen your skills in a particular area of HVACR? Do you have certification requirements you need to meet? Here is a list of upcoming industry education and training events.
Building-Professionals Roundtable on Zero-Net-Energy Buildings 2
HPAC Engineering assembles a panel of buildings professionals well-versed on the subject of zero-net-energy (also known as zero-energy, net-zero-energy, or net-zero) buildings and puts to them a series of questions submitted by readers.
Building Energy Standard 90.1 Talk on Menu of ASHRAE Press Breakfast
Major changes in the recently published 2016 version of ANSI/ASHRAE/IES 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, was the subject of the 2017 ASHRAE Press Breakfast, held as part of the 2017 AHR Expo.
In Case You Missed It: The Best of HPAC Engineering 2016
Counting down the most-viewed content posted on in 2016 ...
GALLERY: Most Popular HPAC Engineering Air-Conditioning Content
Looking to broaden and deepen your knowledge about nonresidential-building air conditioning? Here is your guide to HPAC Engineering's most-viewed air-conditioning-related content.
GALLERY: Samsung HVAC Roadshow Stops in Akron, Ohio
Samsung HVAC’s roadshow stopped in Akron, Ohio, June 8, allowing contractors to experience new residential, light-commercial, and commercial products firsthand.
GALLERY: Most Popular HPAC Engineering Humidity-Control Content 
Looking to broaden and deepen your knowledge about humidity control? Here is your guide to HPAC Engineering's most-viewed humidification- and dehumidification-related content.
GALLERY: Most Popular HPAC Engineering Piping and Pump Content
Looking to broaden and deepen your knowledge about piping and pumping? Here is your guide to HPAC Engineering's most-viewed piping- and pump-related content.
USGBC Announces Top 10 Countries for LEED Green Building Outside U.S.
The countries that made the list for 2015 are geographically and culturally diverse, representing seven of the world’s 20 largest single-nation economies by gross domestic product, as well as six of the top 11 emitters of greenhouse gases.
GALLERY: Most Popular HPAC Engineering Fire- and Smoke-Control Content
Looking to broaden and deepen your knowledge about fire and smoke control? Here is your guide to HPAC Engineering's most-viewed fire-and-smoke-related content.
Smart-Meter Revenue to Grow 16.9 Percent Annually
Growing demand for smart meters and aggressive adoption in states such as Texas and California over the last five years is fueling a surge in smart-meter manufacturing, which is now a $1.8 billion industry, business-intelligence publisher IBISWorld Inc. says.
Urban Green Council Launches Benchmarking Website for NYC Buildings
Urban Green Council recently launched Metered New York, an online tool allowing New York City building owners and occupants to view their buildings’ energy and water use, see how it stacks up against others’, and find out how to improve efficiency.
GBCI, Canada Green Building Council Teaming to Advance WELL Standard
Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) and the Canada Green Building Council recently announced an agreement to promote and advance the WELL Building Standard in Canada.
5 Things to Consider 
When Choosing a Building-Project-Delivery Method
The Design-Build Institute of America recently announced the publication of “Choosing a Project Delivery Method,” a free brochure intended to help building owners determine the project-delivery method best suited to their needs.
ASHRAE Installs Officers, Directors for 2015-16
ASHRAE installed new officers and directors during its 2015 Annual Meeting, held June 27 to July 1 in Atlanta.
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