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....More
There is a leak at the highest reaches of the Montana state government—the kind not associated with a loose-lipped staffer, but, rather, a safety relief valve on a 40-year-old boiler. The supervisor of facilities maintenance and operations, Hank Hoovestahl, wishes the environmental guys who decided to connect the steam boiler to a newer hydronic boiler would have talked to the O&M staff first. Luckily for Hank, he does not have to ask his pal Johnny Tundra twice for help.
Advertisements in 1943 encouraged Americans to join and support the war effort. Large machines, ships, and trucks were popular visuals; unification and work were common themes. Here is a selection of advertisements that appeared in HPAC Engineering in 1943....More
Hazelwood School District includes more than 30 buildings. The HVAC systems in most of those buildings were 15 to 25 years old, and maintenance costs were rising. Tom Mangogna and his engineering staff felt there had to be more efficient systems on the market....More
Heating in cold climates has put industry professionals to the test. Many heating systems don’t perform as the temperature drops, causing end users to rely on auxiliary heat, and often on fossil fuels. Advanced heating technology was developed to address these very issues, and heat pumps can now offer impressive performance in even the coldest climates – with no need for auxiliary heat....More
An evolving regulatory landscape will be ushering in major changes for HVAC equipment in the coming years. The transition from UL 1995 to UL 60335-2-40 will bring about more rigorous testing requirements in a variety of areas for HVAC equipment....More
Attend this webinar: The Cutting Edge: New Cooling Approaches for Small IT Spaces to learn about new approaches to edge cooling and monitoring and recent research into small space computing needs and trends....More
The Internet is this generation’s industrial revolution. It continuously creates new opportunities and impacts our facilities across every industry. One important example is how IoT has impacted facility operations through integration and accessibility of many of the building systems. Much like the convergence of IT and Telecom into VoIP, the internet has the capability to align facilities and IT to create a Smart Facility....More