Mike's Musings http://hpac.com/blog/6891/feed Mike Weil, HPAC Engineering's Editorial Director, blogs about his thoughts on the industry. en HVAC Building Controls: A Gateway for Hackers? http://hpac.com/blog/hvac-building-controls-gateway-hackers <div class="node-body blog-body">For commercial facility owners and managers, building security today goes beyond access, fire, and and tenant safety. Cyber security has become one of the hottest issues they face and the mechanical systems engineer can be part of the solution. </div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/hvac-building-controls-gateway-hackers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/hvac-building-controls-gateway-hackers#comments Building Controls Mike&#039;s Musings Sat, 10 May 2014 14:47:00 +0000 12871 at http://hpac.com <p>The <em>National Geographic Channel</em> ran a story titled, &quot;<a href="http://bit.ly/NatGeo_Cyber" target="_blank" title="National Geographic Channel">American Blackout: Cyber Attack</a>,&quot; where author Patrick J. Kiger writes, &quot;Former U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has cited concerns about what he calls a &ldquo;cyber Pearl Harbor,&rdquo; which would include &ldquo;cyber-actors launching several attacks on our critical infrastructure at one time, in combination with a physical attack.&rdquo;</p> Welcome to our new AHR Expo Insider Coverage http://hpac.com/blog/welcome-our-new-ahr-expo-insider-coverage <div class="node-body blog-body">For mechanical systems engineers, facility engineers, and Design/Build contractors serving n the HVAC industry, this special page will provide you the latest information on everything happening at the 2014 AHR Expo before, during, and after the show.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/welcome-our-new-ahr-expo-insider-coverage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/welcome-our-new-ahr-expo-insider-coverage#comments Mike Weil Mike&#039;s Musings Fri, 03 Jan 2014 22:30:00 +0000 11521 at http://hpac.com Notice Anything Different? http://hpac.com/blog/notice-anything-different <div class="node-body blog-body">HPAC Engineering launched our completely redesigned website the first week in January 2013. This was in defiance of the rumor that the world was going to end. Thank goodness the ancient Mayans were wrong. We invite you to peruse the site and let us know what you think.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/notice-anything-different" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/notice-anything-different#comments Mike&#039;s Musings Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:29:00 +0000 6951 at http://hpac.com