Michael S. Weil

Editorial Director, Penton Media, Inc.

Mike Weil is the editorial director of three Penton Media, Inc. properties: Contracting Business.com magazine, HPAC Engineering magazine, and HVACR & Hydronics Distribution Business magazine. He has worked for Penton Media since November 1980 in virtually every editorial capacity and more. Of the 32 years he’s spent at Penton, 29 of them have been with Contracting Business properties, five with HPAC Engineering properties.

Besides managing a staff of four full-time editors and a graphic designer, and writing and editing articles specifically for the HVACR contracting and engineering community, Weil has also edited two books for the Service Roundtable, one for NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) and several others.

As editorial director, he is responsible for the daily operations of the magazines and is instrumental in setting their editorial direction. He is also responsible for orchestrating the Comfortech seminars, as well as the content of the properties’ e-media products – Contractingbusiness.com, HPAC.com, HVAC-Talk.com, HVACR Hotmail, HVAC-Talk e-newsletter, HPAC FastTrack, HPAC Networked Controls Plus, HPAC Engineering Green Buildings.

He can be reached via email, via Twitter, via Facebook, via LinkedIn, and on HVAC-talk.com by private messaging The Editor. Oh and you can actually get him LIVE by phone at 216-931-9433 (office), 216-394-7867 (mobile).

Posts by Michael S. Weil

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in Mike's Musings May 10, 2014

HVAC Building Controls: A Gateway for Hackers?

For commercial facility owners and managers, building security today goes beyond access, fire, and and tenant safety. Cyber security has become one....More
in Mike's Musings Jan 03, 2014

Welcome to our new AHR Expo Insider Coverage

For mechanical systems engineers, facility engineers, and Design/Build contractors serving n the HVAC industry, this special page will provide you....More
in Mike's Musings Jan 08, 2013

Notice Anything Different?

HPAC Engineering launched our completely redesigned website the first week in January 2013. This was in defiance of the rumor that the world was....More

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