Multimedia Library - All http://hpac.com/media/all en Adventures of Johnny Tundra, Cold-Weather Engineer: 'Plugging a Government Leak' http://hpac.com/heating/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-plugging-government-leak <div class="node-body gallery-body">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.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-plugging-government-leak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-plugging-government-leak#comments Galleries Heating Piping / Pumping Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:14:00 +0000 27931 at http://hpac.com More Things You Never Want to Hear a Facility Manager Say http://hpac.com/archive/more-things-you-never-want-hear-facility-manager-say <div class="node-body gallery-body">Last week, we brought to you nine things you never want to hear a facility manager say, courtesy of Tim Cool of Cool Solutions Group. Here are 10 more.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/more-things-you-never-want-hear-facility-manager-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/more-things-you-never-want-hear-facility-manager-say#comments Archive Wed, 13 Jul 2016 02:26:00 +0000 27371 at http://hpac.com <p>kazina/iStock</p> Things You Never Want to Hear a Facility Manager Say http://hpac.com/archive/things-you-never-want-hear-facility-manager-say <div class="node-body gallery-body">For those needing a good laugh (or cry), Tim Cool recently published “30 Things You Do Not Want to Hear From Your Facility Manager.” Here is a sampling.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/things-you-never-want-hear-facility-manager-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/things-you-never-want-hear-facility-manager-say#comments Archive Wed, 06 Jul 2016 13:28:00 +0000 27241 at http://hpac.com 10 Insights From Consumer Survey on Public Restrooms http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/10-insights-consumer-survey-public-restrooms <div class="node-body gallery-body">Restroom-fixture manufacturer Bradley Corp. recently released the results of its 2016 Healthy Hand Washing Survey.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/10-insights-consumer-survey-public-restrooms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/10-insights-consumer-survey-public-restrooms#comments Galleries Piping / Pumping Fri, 17 Jun 2016 14:43:00 +0000 25971 at http://hpac.com <p>Manuel Faba Ortega/iStock</p> Adventures of Johnny Tundra, Cold-Weather Engineer: 'High-Head Chiller Trip' http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-high-head-chiller-trip <div class="node-body gallery-body">It is back to school for Johnny Tundra, who returns to Rosebud County Vo-Tech. A chiller keeps tripping offline on high head pressure. How can the chiller have any load on it when the temperature outside is 15°F? Lead designer Jerry Seltzer is ready to replace the chiller, fire the mechanical contractor, and sue the controller provider. Fortunately for everyone involved, Johnny has an advanced degree in troubleshooting.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-high-head-chiller-trip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-high-head-chiller-trip#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Gold Wed, 15 Jun 2016 05:11:00 +0000 25841 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Most Popular HPAC Engineering Air-Conditioning Content http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/gallery-most-popular-hpac-engineering-air-conditioning-content <div class="node-body gallery-body">Looking to broaden and deepen your knowledge about nonresidential-building air conditioning? Here is your guide to HPAC Engineering's most-viewed air-conditioning-related content.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/gallery-most-popular-hpac-engineering-air-conditioning-content" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/gallery-most-popular-hpac-engineering-air-conditioning-content#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Thu, 09 Jun 2016 19:10:00 +0000 12611 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Samsung HVAC Roadshow Stops in Akron, Ohio http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/gallery-samsung-hvac-roadshow-stops-akron-ohio <div class="node-body gallery-body">Samsung HVAC’s roadshow stopped in Akron, Ohio, June 8, allowing contractors to experience new residential, light-commercial, and commercial products firsthand.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/gallery-samsung-hvac-roadshow-stops-akron-ohio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/gallery-samsung-hvac-roadshow-stops-akron-ohio#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Heating IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 08 Jun 2016 22:12:00 +0000 25591 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Grand Opening of Samsung HVAC’s Roanoke, Texas, Headquarters http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-grand-opening-samsung-hvac-s-roanoke-texas-headquarters <div class="node-body gallery-body">Samsung HVAC’s first-ever U.S. roadshow stopped in Roanoke, Texas, home of the company’s new headquarters, May 13.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-grand-opening-samsung-hvac-s-roanoke-texas-headquarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-grand-opening-samsung-hvac-s-roanoke-texas-headquarters#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Heating IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 17 May 2016 02:15:00 +0000 24761 at http://hpac.com Adventures of Johnny Tundra, Cold-Weather Engineer: 'No Delay' http://hpac.com/galleries/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-no-delay <div class="node-body gallery-body">Early one January morning in northeast Montana, where even moderate winter conditions result in wind chills of 50 below, Twitch Griswold, facilities manager for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection station in Big Beaver, calls his old friend Johnny Tundra in a panic—the building’s four boilers are tripping out on high temperature every time Twitch turns around. Luckily for him, Johnny has his back.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-no-delay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-no-delay#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Piping / Pumping Gold Tue, 10 May 2016 15:30:00 +0000 24521 at http://hpac.com DOE Recognizes Investments in Rooftop-Unit Energy Efficiency http://hpac.com/galleries/doe-recognizes-investments-rooftop-unit-energy-efficiency <div class="node-body gallery-body">The U.S. Department of Energy recently recognized six organizations for leadership in replacing and upgrading rooftop units as part of The Better Buildings Alliance Rooftop Unit Campaign.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/doe-recognizes-investments-rooftop-unit-energy-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/doe-recognizes-investments-rooftop-unit-energy-efficiency#comments Air Conditioning Galleries IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 03 May 2016 15:59:00 +0000 24201 at http://hpac.com