HPAC Engineering http://hpac.com/rss.xml en GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1931 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1931 <div class="field-byline"> Edited by Connie Conklin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">1931 was a year of great American classics: Charlie Chaplin in the theaters, baseball legends Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth, the first Dracula movie, and convicted gangster Al Capone. But the classics in the heating, piping, and air conditioning industry belong to our advertisers! Take a walk through history with these vintage ads.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1931" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1931#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:45:00 +0000 13821 at http://hpac.com Energy Department Invests $6 Million in Commercial-Building Efficiency http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/energy-department-invests-6-million-commercial-building-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Energy Department recently announced up to $6 million in funding for the deployment and demonstration of four emerging energy-saving technologies in commercial buildings across the country.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/energy-department-invests-6-million-commercial-building-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/energy-department-invests-6-million-commercial-building-efficiency#comments IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:48:00 +0000 13791 at http://hpac.com Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images Meet the HPAC Engineering Editorial Advisory Board http://hpac.com/editorial-advisory-board <div class="node-body article-body">HPAC Engineering's Editorial Advisory Board is comprised of distinguished professionals serving the HVACR industry. Possessing expertise in various engineering and scientific fields, they provide valuable assistance to the magazine's efforts.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/editorial-advisory-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/editorial-advisory-board#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Archive Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:03:00 +0000 5355 at http://hpac.com Samsung Electronics America to Acquire Quietside Corp. http://hpac.com/heating/samsung-electronics-america-acquire-quietside-corp <div class="node-body article-body">Samsung Electronics America Inc., the Ridgefield Park, N.J.-based provider of digital consumer electronics and information-technology products, announced today it has agreed to acquire Quietside Corp., provider of comfort products for homes and businesses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/samsung-electronics-america-acquire-quietside-corp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/samsung-electronics-america-acquire-quietside-corp#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:22:00 +0000 13781 at http://hpac.com Thinkstock Calendar of HVACR Training and Education Events http://hpac.com/archive/calendar-hvacr-training-and-education-events <div class="node-body article-body">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.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/calendar-hvacr-training-and-education-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/calendar-hvacr-training-and-education-events#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Archive Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:53:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com National Hockey League Encourages Water Efficiency in Sports Venues http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/national-hockey-league-encourages-water-efficiency-sports-venues <div class="node-body article-body">In its first-ever Sustainability Report, the National Hockey League estimates its 30 member clubs use more than 321 million gal. of water each year, with roughly 12,500 gal. required to make one ice sheet. With so much water being used, the league is encouraging sports venues to take measures to use water more efficiently.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/national-hockey-league-encourages-water-efficiency-sports-venues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/national-hockey-league-encourages-water-efficiency-sports-venues#comments Piping / Pumping Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:35:00 +0000 13771 at http://hpac.com Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images HPAC Engineering Advisor and Past ASHRAE President Bill Coad Dies http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/hpac-engineering-advisor-and-past-ashrae-president-bill-coad-dies <div class="node-body article-body">Longtime HPAC Engineering Editorial Advisory Board member and past ASHRAE president William J. “Bill” Coad died Aug. 9.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/hpac-engineering-advisor-and-past-ashrae-president-bill-coad-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/hpac-engineering-advisor-and-past-ashrae-president-bill-coad-dies#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:15:00 +0000 13761 at http://hpac.com ASHRAE Announces Fall 2014 Online Courses http://hpac.com/building-controls/ashrae-announces-fall-2014-online-courses <div class="node-body article-body">ASHRAE Learning Institute recently announced its Fall 2014 series of online courses, which includes a new course, “Building Demand Response and the Coming Smart Grid.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/ashrae-announces-fall-2014-online-courses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/ashrae-announces-fall-2014-online-courses#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:55:00 +0000 13751 at http://hpac.com BTU Meters Monitor Water Distribution, Use in Individual Buildings http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/btu-meters-monitor-water-distribution-use-individual-buildings <div class="field-byline"> By ONICON INC. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Improve efficiency of central chilled-water plant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On a campus of a major university in the Northwest, the chilled-water system was well-operated and maintained, but inefficient. The university was measuring the amount of chilled water it produced and distributed to more than 50 buildings, but it did not know how much water went to each building.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/btu-meters-monitor-water-distribution-use-individual-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/btu-meters-monitor-water-distribution-use-individual-buildings#comments Air Conditioning Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:36:00 +0000 13741 at http://hpac.com Workshops on Cybersecurity for Building Control Systems Set http://hpac.com/building-controls/workshops-cybersecurity-building-control-systems-set <div class="node-body article-body">The National Institute of Building Sciences is sponsoring introductory and advanced workshops on cybersecurity for building control systems Aug. 27 and 28 in Washington, D.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/workshops-cybersecurity-building-control-systems-set" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/workshops-cybersecurity-building-control-systems-set#comments Building Controls Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:07:00 +0000 13731 at http://hpac.com Papers Sought for 2015 ASHRAE Annual Conference http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/papers-sought-2015-ashrae-annual-conference <div class="node-body article-body">ASHRAE is seeking papers for its 2015 Annual Conference, which will be held June 27 to July 1 in Atlanta.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/papers-sought-2015-ashrae-annual-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/papers-sought-2015-ashrae-annual-conference#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:45:00 +0000 13721 at http://hpac.com Global Swarming: Protecting Buildings From Biological Invasion http://hpac.com/blog/global-swarming-protecting-buildings-biological-invasion <div class="node-body blog-body">On July 1, U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized a shipment of 67 giant African snails, also known as land snails, at Los Angeles International Airport. Though considered a gastronomical delight by some, the snails are not your ordinary escargot.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/clarks-remarks">Clark&#039;s Remarks</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/global-swarming-protecting-buildings-biological-invasion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/global-swarming-protecting-buildings-biological-invasion#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Clark&#039;s Remarks Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:58:00 +0000 13711 at http://hpac.com <p>Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images</p> HVAC in Popular Movies: Did Hollywood Get It Right? http://hpac.com/galleries/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right <div class="node-body article-body">Hollywood long has been known for—ahem—taking liberties with the truth (just ask any composite character). In this video gallery, longtime HPAC Engineering Editorial Advisory Board member Ron Wilkinson, a professional engineer who moonlights as a film critic, takes a look at 11 movies and two TV series whose makers were not about to let HVAC fundamentals get in the way of a good story.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Heating IAQ & Ventilation Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:33:00 +0000 12911 at http://hpac.com <p>Kiefer Sutherland attends the UK premiere of &quot;24: Live Another Day&quot; at Old Billingsgate Market in London May 6, 2014. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)</p> Photo by Getty Images Can HVAC Be Fun? What About All the Eye Candy? http://hpac.com/mike-weil/can-hvac-be-fun-what-about-all-eye-candy <div class="node-body article-body">Do you like to see fun things like the HVAC-in-Hollywood video gallery on HPAC.com? Or is it all work and no play?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/mike-weil/can-hvac-be-fun-what-about-all-eye-candy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/mike-weil/can-hvac-be-fun-what-about-all-eye-candy#comments Mike Weil Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:35:00 +0000 13681 at http://hpac.com <p>A bin is filled with Laffy Taffy candies at the Sweet Dish candy store in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)</p> Wireless Controls for Smart Buildings Going Crazy http://hpac.com/building-controls/wireless-controls-smart-buildings-going-crazy <div class="node-body article-body">Building automation plus information technology equals more granular control over building systems without the headaches associated with design and labor. Commercial buildngs owners celebrate.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/wireless-controls-smart-buildings-going-crazy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/wireless-controls-smart-buildings-going-crazy#comments Building Controls Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:26:00 +0000 13671 at http://hpac.com <p>The Brooklyn Bridge (R) and Manhattan Bridge can be seen from the 90th story of One World Trade Center, built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks. It reaches just over 1,250 feet, making it just taller than the observation deck on the Empire State Building. (Photo by Lucas Jackson-Pool/Getty Images)</p> What Owners Need to Know About … Duct-Free HVAC http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/what-owners-need-know-about-duct-free-hvac <div class="field-byline"> By PAMELA ANDROFF, PE, LEED AP; Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling &amp; Heating Division; Suwanee, Ga. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Seven key characteristics of variable-refrigerant-flow zoning systems </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The fastest-growing segment of the U.S. HVAC market, variable-refrigerant-flow (VRF) zoning is a flexible, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly HVAC option for commercial buildings with multiple floors and areas. This article discusses seven primary characteristics of VRF zoning technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/what-owners-need-know-about-duct-free-hvac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/what-owners-need-know-about-duct-free-hvac#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Silver Wed, 06 Aug 2014 18:43:00 +0000 13661 at http://hpac.com Improving the Efficiency of Small to Mid-Sized Buildings http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/improving-efficiency-small-mid-sized-buildings <div class="field-byline"> By CHAD SENGER, Daikin Applied, Minneapolis, Minn. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Taking advantage of technological advances previously limited primarily to large buildings </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Technological advances have made control and system-integration capabilities available and affordable for small and mid-sized buildings, while providing functionality similar to that of large building automation systems. By knowing how to take advantage of these systems, a variety of savings can be realized throughout a building’s life.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/improving-efficiency-small-mid-sized-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/improving-efficiency-small-mid-sized-buildings#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Silver Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:53:00 +0000 13651 at http://hpac.com August 2014 http://hpac.com/hpac-engineering/2014-08-06 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>August 2014 issue of <em>HPAC Engineering</em></p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/air-conditioning/improving-efficiency-small-mid-sized-buildings">Improving the Efficiency of Small to Mid-Sized Buildings</a> <a href="/air-conditioning/what-owners-need-know-about-duct-free-hvac">What Owners Need to Know About … Duct-Free HVAC</a> <a href="/motors-drives/evaluating-power-demand-reduction-vfd-controlled-systems">Evaluating Power-Demand Reduction With VFD-Controlled Systems</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 04:00:00 +0000 13631 at http://hpac.com Improving Your Power Factor http://hpac.com/whitepapers/improving-your-power-factor <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">As the supply chain becomes more complex, measuring its effectiveness has become increasingly complex as well.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/whitepapers/improving-your-power-factor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/whitepapers/improving-your-power-factor#comments Whitepapers Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:08:00 +0000 13611 at http://hpac.com Holding to Specifications: The HVAC Engineer's Responsibility http://hpac.com/engineering-green-buildings/holding-specifications-hvac-engineers-responsibility <div class="field-byline"> By KENNETH M. ELOVITZ, PE, Esq.; Energy Economics Inc.; Foxboro, Mass. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Contrary to popular belief, submittal review is not a time to revisit design decisions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Contractors frequently ask engineers to approve submittals for equipment differing from the equipment in the engineers’ bases of design. When reviewing submittals, however, the engineer’s job is not to ask whether the submitted product is a good way to do the job or has advantageous features. It is to determine whether the submitted product meets the specified requirements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/engineering-green-buildings/holding-specifications-hvac-engineers-responsibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/engineering-green-buildings/holding-specifications-hvac-engineers-responsibility#comments Engineering Green Buildings Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:11:00 +0000 13601 at http://hpac.com New HVACR Products, August 2014 http://hpac.com/galleries/new-hvacr-products-august-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Edited by Connie Conklin </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are some products you won't want to miss this month: BIM content for heat-tracking, a wireless pressure/temperature sensor, an isolator adjustment video, fluid level transmitters, and AC power modules, just to name a few! Check it out!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/new-hvacr-products-august-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/new-hvacr-products-august-2014#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:08:00 +0000 13591 at http://hpac.com Report Highlights Opportunities for Cooling World’s Data Centers http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/report-highlights-opportunities-cooling-world-s-data-centers <div class="node-body article-body">Data traffic will triple over the next three years, with demand for equipment to cool data centers growing just as fast, a new report from Lux Research says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/report-highlights-opportunities-cooling-world-s-data-centers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/report-highlights-opportunities-cooling-world-s-data-centers#comments Air Conditioning Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:34:00 +0000 13581 at http://hpac.com Reducing Peak Demand With Thermal-Energy Storage http://hpac.com/managing-facilities/reducing-peak-demand-thermal-energy-storage <div class="field-byline"> By MARK M. MACCRACKEN, PE, LEED AP, CALMAC, Fair Lawn, N.J. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Using ice produced at night, when electricity is cheaper, for cooling during the day </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ice is essential to any party. For a typical gathering, about 1 lb per person is needed. Would you wait for the first guests to arrive to begin making ice for your party? Of course, you would not. As waiting to make ice is unwise in the case of a party, it is even more so in the case of a building.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/managing-facilities/reducing-peak-demand-thermal-energy-storage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/managing-facilities/reducing-peak-demand-thermal-energy-storage#comments Air Conditioning Managing Facilities Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:27:00 +0000 13571 at http://hpac.com Photograph by Ros Kavanagh GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1930 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1930 <div class="field-byline"> Connie Conklin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">High standards have always been mandatory for the heating, piping, and air-conditioning industry and for our magazine. Here is a sampling of ads from 1930 showing the importance of technical quality and those high standards.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1930" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1930#comments Galleries Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:41:00 +0000 13561 at http://hpac.com Isometric 3-D Renderings, Installation-Ready Couplings Save Labor http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/isometric-3-d-renderings-installation-ready-couplings-save-labor <div class="field-byline"> By VICTAULIC </div> <div class="field-deck"> Used in renovation of Fort Leavenworth building </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In operation for more than 180 years, Fort Leavenworth in Leavenworth, Kan., is the oldest active U.S. Army post west of Washington, D.C. As part of campuswide renovations, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers planned major changes to Building 120, which houses the Combined Arms Research Library, high-tech classrooms, a conference center, and an auditorium.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/isometric-3-d-renderings-installation-ready-couplings-save-labor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/isometric-3-d-renderings-installation-ready-couplings-save-labor#comments Piping / Pumping Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:16:00 +0000 13551 at http://hpac.com Viessmann 2014 Fall Open-House Event Set http://hpac.com/heating/viessmann-2014-fall-open-house-event-set <div class="node-body article-body">Heating-products-and-solutions provider Viessmann Manufacturing Co. will host its annual fall open-house event for trade professionals Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its facility in Warwick, R.I.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/viessmann-2014-fall-open-house-event-set" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/viessmann-2014-fall-open-house-event-set#comments Heating Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0000 13541 at http://hpac.com ASHRAE Introduces New Strategic Plan http://hpac.com/archive/ashrae-introduces-new-strategic-plan <div class="node-body article-body">Connect, educate, extend, and adapt are the four goals of ASHRAE’s newly adopted strategic plan, introduced during the organization’s 2014 Annual Conference, held June 28 to July 2 in Seattle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/ashrae-introduces-new-strategic-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/ashrae-introduces-new-strategic-plan#comments Archive Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:24:00 +0000 13531 at http://hpac.com Cleaver-Brooks Acquires Two Boiler Companies http://hpac.com/heating/cleaver-brooks-acquires-two-boiler-companies <div class="node-body article-body">Cleaver-Brooks, Thomasville, Ga.-based provider of boiler-room products and systems, recently announced the acquisition of two Texas-based boiler sales and service companies: Holman Boiler Works Inc. and Affiliated Power Services. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/cleaver-brooks-acquires-two-boiler-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/cleaver-brooks-acquires-two-boiler-companies#comments Heating Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:15:00 +0000 13521 at http://hpac.com Recognizing HVAC Engineering Heroes. Who Are Yours? http://hpac.com/blog/recognizing-hvac-engineering-heroes-who-are-yours <div class="node-body blog-body">Recently, IEEE Spectrum published an article titled “Where Are Today’s Engineering Heroes?” The author’s premise is that, in a hero-worshipping society, professional modesty gets you nowhere.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/clarks-remarks">Clark&#039;s Remarks</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/recognizing-hvac-engineering-heroes-who-are-yours" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/recognizing-hvac-engineering-heroes-who-are-yours#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Clark&#039;s Remarks Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:41:00 +0000 13511 at http://hpac.com <p>stokkete/iStock/thinkstock</p> USGBC Launches Real-Time International Green-Building Data Resource http://hpac.com/archive/usgbc-launches-real-time-international-green-building-data-resource <div class="node-body article-body">Following the April launch of an online resource providing LEED green-building data in real time for each state and Washington, D.C., the U.S. Green Building Council recently announced an expansion of the resource to the more than 150 countries with LEED projects under way.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/usgbc-launches-real-time-international-green-building-data-resource" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/usgbc-launches-real-time-international-green-building-data-resource#comments Archive Thu, 17 Jul 2014 01:05:00 +0000 13501 at http://hpac.com