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-publication company. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Kent State University.

Articles by Scott Arnold
NSF International Offering Building-Water-Systems-Safety Training
Training to help safeguard premise plumbing, cooling towers, and other building water systems against microbial, chemical, and physical hazards is available through global public-health and safety organization NSF International.
IEQ Consultant David Bearg Joins HPAC Engineering Advisory Board
David W. Bearg, PE, an indoor-environmental-quality consultant from Concord, Mass., and author of the book “Indoor Air Quality and HVAC Systems,” is the newest member of HPAC Engineering’s Editorial Advisory Board.
National Fire Protection Association Names New President
Jim Pauley of Lexington, Ky., senior vice president of external affairs and government relations for Schneider Electric, will be the next president of the National Fire Protection Association.
ASHRAE Publishes 2013 Editions of Refrigerant Safety Standards
ASHRAE recently announced the publication of the 2013 editions of its two major refrigerant standards: ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 34, Designation and Safety Classification of Refrigerants, and ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 15, Safety Standard for Refrigeration Systems.
2014 AHR Expo: European AHU Supplier Launches North American Ops
VTS Group, European supplier of air-handling units, air curtains, and water heaters, announced the launch of North American operations during a press conference at the 2014 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) today.
GALLERY: 2014 AHR Expo Report
With more than 1,800 exhibitors occupying some 400,000 sq ft of booth space, the 2014 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), held Jan. 21-23 in New York City, is said to be the largest HVACR exposition ever held in the Northeast. This gallery contains a sampling of the thousands of new products and energy-efficient solutions on display.
AMCA International Launches Bilingual Website
Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International, represented in the Asia Pacific region by Asia AMCA, recently announced the launch of a bilingual Website to better serve the needs of new members and associates in the Asia region.
ASHRAE Recognizes HVACR-Industry Achievements at 2014 Winter Confab
Forty-six people are being recognized for their contributions to ASHRAE and the buildings industry during ASHRAE’s 2014 Winter Conference, being held Jan. 18-22 in New York.
Jerry Yudelson Named President of Green Building Initiative
Jerry Yudelson, widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading green-building and sustainability advocates and an internationally recognized keynote speaker, recently was named president of the Green Building Initiative, provider of sustainability assessment and certification services.
LEED Green Associate Exam-Preparation Webinar Series Set to Begin
WPL Publishing Company Inc., provider of training, education, and development resources for the construction industry, will kick off a four-part weekly Webinar series intended to aid preparation for the LEED Green Associate exam Jan. 21.
U.S. Green Building Council Certifies 20,000th LEED Commercial Project
The U.S. Green Building Council recently issued the 20,000th LEED certification for a commercial project.
Lennox Adds VRF Systems to Product Portfolio
Lennox Industries Inc. recently announced the addition of variable-refrigerant-flow technology to its rooftop-product line.
Refrigeration-System Commissioning Guide Available
Guidance for commissioning custom-engineered refrigeration systems in commercial and industrial facilities is available in a new guide from ASHRAE.
Fujitsu Offers Air-Conditioning, Heat-Pump Troubleshooting Mobile App
A mobile application designed to aid troubleshooting of all current Fujitsu residential and light-commercial air-conditioning- and heat-pump-system units is available for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, with an Android version expected to be released in early 2014.
Influence of HVACR Manufacturers, Designers Focus of ASHRAE Debate
Who has the bigger influence on building performance—equipment manufacturers or system designers—is the subject of a debate to be held Monday, Jan. 20, at 8 a.m. at the New York Hilton as part of the technical program of ASHRAE’s 2014 Winter Conference.

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