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The 2017 edition of the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition is expected to be the largest event in the show’s 88-year history. Here is your guide to some of what awaits you at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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
Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International recently announced the full revision of AMCA Publication 311, Certified Ratings Program Product Rating Manual for Fan Sound Performance....More
Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. recently announced it is seeking technical-committee members for the revision of AMCA Standard 550-D, Laboratory Methods of Testing Dampers for Rating....More
A new duct-sizing calculator from ASHRAE and the Air Distribution Institute allows HVAC air-distribution-system designers to size ducts more accurately, especially flex ducts under varying amounts of compression, based on research results....More
Data breaches and other cyber crime cost companies billions each year worldwide, and the damage to brand reputation can be incalculable. Since hackers look for weakly defended systems to attack, this paper presents 5 cybersecurity “best practices” to mitigate system vulnerabilities. Some are commonsense measures like effective password management; others involve securing open ports and other access points, software upgrades, user management, and vulnerability plans....More
A top priority for higher education institutions is to provide a competitive learning environment for their students. In order to succeed, they must address outdated, aging campus facilities. In these older buildings maintenance and operations costs are high, space utilization is inefficient and poorly managed, and current technology is lacking. This white paper explores four strategies for converting campus facilities into a network of smart buildings that address the needs of current and future students....More