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.

AHRI Announces New Officers, Presents Awards
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) elected new officers and presented awards during its Annual Meeting Nov. 16-18 in Carlsbad, Calif.
U.S. Green Building Council Extends LEED 2009
The U.S. Green Building Council recently extended the date to which users can register projects under LEED 2009.
Green-Buildings Market Grows to $260 Billion
In 2013, construction of green buildings rose to 325 million sq m of new floor space, with growth driven by economic benefits, rather than environmental ones, Lux Research says in a new report.
Study Quantifies Health Benefits of Reducing Greenhouse-Gas Emissions
Reducing greenhouse-gas emissions is good for not only the environment, but human health, a new study shows.
AMCA International Names Exec Committee, Board for 2014-2015
Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. today announced its executive committee and board of directors for 2014-2015.
New HVACR Products, November 2014
Featuring an adjustable louver, smart packaged and split-system products, a floor-mounted chilled beam, a flex venting system, a light-commercial boiler, and a thinline curtain fire damper.
Trane Introduces Building-Controls Upgrade Program
Trane, provider of indoor comfort solutions and services, recently introduced BAS R’newal, a program intended to help building owners update existing building control systems and gain access to new technologies that improve overall building performance and operating efficiency.
LonWorks on Decline in HVAC Controls Industry? Not so Fast—Analyst
Use of the LonWorks protocol in the HVAC controls industry is declining, but not as fast as commonly thought, Omar Talpur,
 security and building-technologies analyst for global information company IHS, says.
ASHRAE Student Design and Applied Engineering Winners Announced
ASHRAE recently announced the winners in its 2014 Student Design Competition and 2014 Applied Engineering Challenge.
Affiliated Power Services and Holman Boiler Works to Merge
Texas-based boiler companies Affiliated Power Services and Holman Boiler Works, acquired this year by Cleaver-Brooks, recently announced their business operations will merge and operate under the name of Cleaver-Brooks Sales and Service Inc. effective Dec. 1.
Report Forecasts Future of U.S. Demand-Response Market
Over the last three-plus decades, the evolution of demand response has been slow. That will change over the next 10 years, a new report from GTM Research says.
NRDC: Security and Affordability of U.S. Energy Services Never Better
The United States is reducing its dependence on oil, slowing the growth of its electricity needs, and making energy services more affordable to all Americans, and smarter use of energy is the biggest reason why, a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council reveals.
A Look Inside ‘The World's Greenest Hotel’
Recently, Candace Roulo, senior editor of HPAC Engineering sister publication CONTRACTOR, traveled to Europe as part of a media tour sponsored by pump manufacturer Grundfos. In Copenhagen, Denmark, the group visited Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers, named the world's greenest hotel 
by two organizations.
Communities Across Globe Take Part in USGBC Green Apple Day of Service
Hundreds of thousands of volunteers participated in 3,760 service projects at schools in all 50 states and in 42 countries around the world as part of the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council’s third annual Green Apple Day of Service.
Emerson Climate Technologies Breaks Ground for HVACR Innovation Center
Emerson Climate Technologies, provider of heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial, and commercial applications, broke ground for a $35 million innovation center on the campus of the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio, Oct. 17.

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