Scott Arnold

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.

Articles
Survey: College Sports Facilities Becoming Greener, More Sustainable
Collegiate athletic teams increasingly are adopting green and sustainable practices in operation of their facilities, a survey conducted by the University of Arizona Office of Sustainability and published by the Natural Resources Defense Council reveals.
GALLERY: Most Popular HPAC Engineering Air-Conditioning Content
Looking to broaden your knowledge about nonresidential-building air conditioning? Here is your guide to HPAC Engineering's most-viewed air-conditioning-related content.
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ASHRAE Revises Standard for Comparing Building Energy Performance
Consistent methods of measuring, expressing, and comparing the energy performance of existing and proposed buildings are contained in the newly published ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 105-2014, Standard Methods of Determining, Expressing, and Comparing Building Energy Performance and Greenhouse Gas Emissions.
Survey: Office Temperature Costs UK Economy Billions
In the United Kingdom, approximately 2 percent of office hours are wasted because of temperature, potentially costing the economy in excess of £13bn (nearly $21.6 billion) annually, a recent survey by heating and air-conditioning specialist Andrews Sykes reveals.
Seresco Offers Free Indoor-Pool Design Manual
A free manual on the design, construction, maintenance, and management of commercial and residential indoor pools is available from Seresco USA Inc.
EPRI Publishes Study on Integrated Electric Grid
A free paper discussing how distributed energy resources, such as rooftop solar panels and high-tech microgrids, could be integrated into electric power systems so customers can enjoy the benefit of both a central power system and distributed technologies in the most cost-effective way is available from the Electric Power Research Institute.
Bell & Gossett Announces Spring 2014 Little Red Schoolhouse Schedule
Bell & Gossett, a brand of water-technology provider Xylem Inc., recently announced the 2014 second-quarter seminar schedule for its Little Red Schoolhouse.
IFMA Enhances Online Benchmarking Portal for Facility-Management Pros
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) recently announced enhancements to its Benchmarks Exchange (BEX) online portal, which allows facility professionals to compare building data filtered by industry, facility type, and geographic region.
Victaulic Announces 2014 Hydronic-Balancing Seminar Series
“Energy Insights—Optimizing Hydronic Systems for Energy Savings” is the session topic for 2014 for TA Hydronic College, Victaulic and Tour & Andersson’s (TA’s) series of free hydronic-balancing seminars.
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ASHRAE Publishes 2013 BACnet-Conformance Test Standard 135.1
ASHRAE recently announced the publication of ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 135.1-2013, Method of Test for Conformance to BACnet.
A collage of all of HPAC's most popular heating content
GALLERY: Most Popular HPAC Engineering Heating Content
Looking to broaden your knowledge about mechanically heating nonresidential buildings? Here is your guide to HPAC Engineering's most-viewed heating-related content.
NEBB Retrocommissioning Seminar and Exam Set
The National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) is offering a seminar and exam on retrocommissioning April 30 to May 3 in Atlanta.
ASHRAE and Green Grid Publish Book on PUE Data-Center Energy Metric
Power-usage effectiveness (PUE), the metric for measuring the energy efficiency of data centers, is the subject of a new book from ASHRAE and The Green Grid.
Study: 2013 ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 Nets Significant Energy Savings
Constructing a building to the requirements in the 2013 version of ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 can result in 6- to 8-percent greater energy efficiency than constructing to the requirements in the 2010 version.
Trane Set to Begin Road Show of HVAC Equipment, Controls, Services
Trane, provider of indoor comfort solutions and services, will begin Acceleration Now, a 39-week, 70-stop tour of North America, March 31 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami.


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