HPAC Engineering http://hpac.com/rss.xml en The Night Before Christmas (South Florida Version) http://hpac.com/blog/night-christmas-south-florida-version <div class="node-body blog-body">'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, the computer was off and the wireless mouse. ...</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/night-christmas-south-florida-version" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/night-christmas-south-florida-version#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Clark&#039;s Remarks Wed, 24 Dec 2014 03:40:00 +0000 15131 at http://hpac.com 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 AHR Expo Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Archive Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:22:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com Engineering Firms Spend $2.6 Million per Year on HVAC Systems http://hpac.com/building-controls/engineering-firms-spend-26-million-year-hvac-systems <div class="node-body article-body">An interesting survey from Consulting-Specifying Engineer came out earlier this month. It showed engineering firms usually earmark about $2.6 million for HVAC and BAS products for their new and existing buildings.</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/engineering-firms-spend-26-million-year-hvac-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/engineering-firms-spend-26-million-year-hvac-systems#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:12:00 +0000 15121 at http://hpac.com <p>Engineering firms usually earmark about <a href="http://www.csemag.com/single-article/2014-hvac-and-building-automation-systems-study-seven-key-findings/c58948fd910a790dee91c08854945c35.html" target="_blank" title="$2.6 million earmarked for HVAC and BAS each year, Consulting-Specifying Engineer said.">$2.6 million for HVAC and BAS products for their new and existing buildings</a>.</p> (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Another Tragic Reminder of the Need for Fire Prevention Near HVAC http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/another-tragic-reminder-need-fire-prevention-near-hvac <div class="node-body article-body">Tragedy struck in Dallas this week, as a construction fire in downtown Dallas killed three men. The Dallas Morning News reported that three Texas HVAC employees were cleaning water tanks at Thanksgiving Tower. </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/fire-smoke/another-tragic-reminder-need-fire-prevention-near-hvac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/another-tragic-reminder-need-fire-prevention-near-hvac#comments Fire / Smoke Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:18:00 +0000 15111 at http://hpac.com <p>Tragedy struck in Dallas this week, as a construction fire in downtown Dallas killed three men.</p> (Photo by Jonathan Alcorn/Getty Images) 5 Cities Building Owners Can Expect Big Things From in 2015 http://hpac.com/building-controls/5-cities-building-owners-can-expect-big-things-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Looking for the next big city for a commercial, hotel, retail, or other building investment? Finding the next up and coming city offers many advantages for investors, especially as the price of property in big cities, such as San Francisco and New York, skyrockets.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/5-cities-building-owners-can-expect-big-things-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/5-cities-building-owners-can-expect-big-things-2015#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:41:00 +0000 15101 at http://hpac.com <p>Supplemented by large growth in the housing market, Houston is seen as the top market to watch in 2015 by the PwC and ULI report.</p> New Jersey Working Toward Law Requiring Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Schools, Buildings http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/new-jersey-working-toward-law-requiring-carbon-monoxide-detectors-schools-buildings <div class="node-body article-body">Lawmakers in New Jersey are looking at creating a new state law that would require each commercial building and school to have carbon monoxide detectors, according to The Record.</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/fire-smoke/new-jersey-working-toward-law-requiring-carbon-monoxide-detectors-schools-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/new-jersey-working-toward-law-requiring-carbon-monoxide-detectors-schools-buildings#comments Fire / Smoke Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:09:00 +0000 15091 at http://hpac.com <p>Lawmakers in New Jersey are looking at creating a new state law that would require each commercial building and school to have carbon monoxide detectors, according to The Record.</p> (Photo illustration by George Frey/Getty Images) U.S. Green Building Council Announces
 2015 Board Members
 http://hpac.com/archive/us-green-building-council-announces-2015-board-members <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently announced its 2015 board of directors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/us-green-building-council-announces-2015-board-members" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/us-green-building-council-announces-2015-board-members#comments Archive Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:58:00 +0000 15081 at http://hpac.com zooooyu/iStock Outcome-Based Pathway to be Part of 2015 Green Construction Code http://hpac.com/archive/outcome-based-pathway-be-part-2015-green-construction-code <div class="node-body article-body">Following a year-long development process, the 2015 International Green Construction Code will include a means of energy compliance focused on the demonstration of actual, verified performance post-occupancy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/outcome-based-pathway-be-part-2015-green-construction-code" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/outcome-based-pathway-be-part-2015-green-construction-code#comments Archive Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:18:00 +0000 15071 at http://hpac.com RGBAlpha/iStock Air-Filtration Technology Helps Buildings Reduce Energy Use, Costs http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/air-filtration-technology-helps-buildings-reduce-energy-use-costs <div class="node-body article-body">enVerid’s HLR (HVAC Load Reduction) system is designed to save energy when installed with a building’s HVAC system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/air-filtration-technology-helps-buildings-reduce-energy-use-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/air-filtration-technology-helps-buildings-reduce-energy-use-costs#comments Air Conditioning Heating Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:03:00 +0000 15061 at http://hpac.com <p>The HLR is built to remove CO<sub>2</sub> in a way that is cost-conscious.</p> enVerid Study: Geothermal Heat Pumps Outperform VRF at ASHRAE Headquarters http://hpac.com/heating/study-geothermal-heat-pumps-outperform-vrf-ashrae-headquarters <div class="node-body article-body">In a two-year study of the geothermal-heat-pump (GHP) and variable-refrigerant-flow (VRF) heating and cooling systems installed at ASHRAE Headquarters in Atlanta, the GHP system outperformed the VRF system by a wide margin, the Geothermal Exchange Organization says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/study-geothermal-heat-pumps-outperform-vrf-ashrae-headquarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/study-geothermal-heat-pumps-outperform-vrf-ashrae-headquarters#comments Air Conditioning Heating Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:53:00 +0000 15051 at http://hpac.com Lab Animals Die Due to Ventilation Failure http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/lab-animals-die-due-ventilation-failure <div class="node-body article-body">A secret scientific testing facility had a ventilation system failure, which ended up killing more than 1,000 mice and rats, saw a fuse blow in the cooling system. </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/iaq-ventilation/lab-animals-die-due-ventilation-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/lab-animals-die-due-ventilation-failure#comments IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:36:00 +0000 15041 at http://hpac.com <p>A secret scientific testing facility experienced a ventilation system failure, which ended up killing more than 1,000 mice and rats, saw a fuse blow in the cooling system.</p> (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images) Taco Appoints VandeWiel President/COO http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/taco-appoints-vandewiel-presidentcoo <div class="node-body article-body">Wil VandeWiel is the new president and chief operating officer of Taco Inc.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/taco-appoints-vandewiel-presidentcoo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/taco-appoints-vandewiel-presidentcoo#comments Piping / Pumping Wed, 17 Dec 2014 03:54:00 +0000 15011 at http://hpac.com 2015 ASHRAE Technology Award Recipients Announced http://hpac.com/galleries/2015-ashrae-technology-award-recipients-announced <div class="node-body gallery-body">ASHRAE recently announced the recipients of its 2015 Technology Awards. This gallery highlights the nine projects receiving first place.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/2015-ashrae-technology-award-recipients-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/2015-ashrae-technology-award-recipients-announced#comments AHR Expo Galleries Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:17:00 +0000 15001 at http://hpac.com Yanmar America Energy Systems Offers Free CHP Technical Training http://hpac.com/motors-drives/yanmar-america-energy-systems-offers-free-chp-technical-training <div class="node-body article-body">The Energy Systems division of YANMAR America is pleased to announce its 2015 micro Combined Heat and Power (CHP) technical training offerings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/motors-drives/yanmar-america-energy-systems-offers-free-chp-technical-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/motors-drives/yanmar-america-energy-systems-offers-free-chp-technical-training#comments Motors / Drives Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:48:00 +0000 14991 at http://hpac.com <p>Photo from Yanmar&#39;s training last year.</p> Yanmar New HVACR Products, December 2014 http://hpac.com/galleries/new-hvacr-products-december-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Featuring a HVAC building-automation drive, an ultrahigh-efficiency makeup-air rooftop system, an updated HVAC app, an energy-recovery filter for kitchen hoods, an ice-storage app, and an improved and expanded line of outdoor-air units.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/new-hvacr-products-december-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/new-hvacr-products-december-2014#comments Galleries Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:41:00 +0000 14981 at http://hpac.com <p>The Xcelon ultrahigh-efficiency makeup-air rooftop system from Sterling HVAC.</p> Energy Performance Contracts and Government Buildings http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/energy-performance-contracts-and-government-buildings <div class="field-deck"> Q&A with Jim Spaulding, director of national sales, federal energy solutions, Siemens Building Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Jim Spaulding of Siemens Building Technologies shares his insights on the greatest difficulties managers of federal facilities face, how to better prepare government buildings to clear those hurdles, and how an energy performance contract can support energy-conservation measures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/energy-performance-contracts-and-government-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/energy-performance-contracts-and-government-buildings#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Silver Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:27:00 +0000 14971 at http://hpac.com Jordan McCullough/iStock Looking for the Right Traits in an Air Conditioning Contractor http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/looking-right-traits-air-conditioning-contractor <div class="node-body article-body">Finding a great contractor means worrying less about poor installations, the need for immediate repairs and, something everyone hates, getting ripped off.</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/air-conditioning/looking-right-traits-air-conditioning-contractor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/looking-right-traits-air-conditioning-contractor#comments Air Conditioning Heating Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:50:00 +0000 14961 at http://hpac.com <p>Finding a great contractor means worrying less about poor installations, the need for immediate repairs and, something everyone hates, getting ripped off.</p> (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) December 2014 http://hpac.com/hpac-engineering/2014-12-11 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;"><a href="http://hpac.com/december-2014-digital-edition#1" style="font-size: 17px; font-weight: bold;" target="_blank" title="HPAC Engineering December 2014 digital edition">Click here for digital edition</a></p> <div> &nbsp;</div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/air-conditioning/energy-performance-contracts-and-government-buildings">Energy Performance Contracts and Government Buildings</a> <a href="/piping-pumping/optimizing-commercial-hydronic-system-performance">Optimizing Commercial Hydronic-System Performance</a> <a href="/building-controls/reinventing-building-control-networks">Reinventing Building Control Networks</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 05:00:00 +0000 15031 at http://hpac.com 6 Examples of Why You Should Prevent Building Fires With Proper Maintenance http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/6-examples-why-you-should-prevent-building-fires-proper-maintenance <div class="node-body gallery-body">The easiest way to put out a fire is to stop it before it starts. For facility managers, this means focusing on maintenance across entire buildings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/6-examples-why-you-should-prevent-building-fires-proper-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/6-examples-why-you-should-prevent-building-fires-proper-maintenance#comments Fire / Smoke Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:18:00 +0000 14951 at http://hpac.com <p>The easiest way to put out a fire is to stop it before it starts. For facility managers, this means focusing on maintenance across entire buildings.</p> Hope for Commercial-Building Energy-Efficiency Tax Deductions Lives On http://hpac.com/blog/hope-commercial-building-energy-efficiency-tax-deductions-lives <div class="node-body blog-body">There is one final hope for extension of legislation addressing the issues of jobs, climate change, and our still-lagging construction and design industry.</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/hope-commercial-building-energy-efficiency-tax-deductions-lives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/hope-commercial-building-energy-efficiency-tax-deductions-lives#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Clark&#039;s Remarks Wed, 10 Dec 2014 04:46:00 +0000 14941 at http://hpac.com As 2015 Nears, HVACR Manufacturers Optimistic About Economic Prospects http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2015-nears-hvacr-manufacturers-optimistic-about-economic-prospects <div class="node-body article-body">According to a recent ASHRAE and International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) survey sent to more than 1,000 HVACR manufacturers worldwide, optimism for improved economic prospects is growing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2015-nears-hvacr-manufacturers-optimistic-about-economic-prospects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2015-nears-hvacr-manufacturers-optimistic-about-economic-prospects#comments AHR Expo Wed, 10 Dec 2014 04:08:00 +0000 14931 at http://hpac.com lcs813/iStock Frequently Check Buildings for Fire Risks http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/frequently-check-buildings-fire-risks <div class="node-body article-body">Whether you’re in Sydney or here in the U.S., it is imperative for building managers and owners to frequently check that their buildings are not at risk for fire.</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/fire-smoke/frequently-check-buildings-fire-risks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/frequently-check-buildings-fire-risks#comments Fire / Smoke Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:05:00 +0000 14921 at http://hpac.com <p>A story printed in the Sydney Morning Herald found that high-rise towers in Melbourne may be at risk for damage by fire.</p> (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) Cutting Down Energy Costs With Electricity-Free Air Conditioning http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/cutting-down-energy-costs-electricity-free-air-conditioning <div class="node-body article-body">Air conditioning is an expensive proposition. Approximately 15 percent of energy use from buildings is devoted to air conditioning, a Nov. 29 story from The Economist explained. </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/air-conditioning/cutting-down-energy-costs-electricity-free-air-conditioning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/cutting-down-energy-costs-electricity-free-air-conditioning#comments Air Conditioning Mon, 08 Dec 2014 17:34:00 +0000 14911 at http://hpac.com <p>A new innovation from Stanford University could save a lot of air conditioning-related electricity costs.</p> (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images) Waste Not Want Not: New Wastewater System Helps Efficiently Recycle Energy http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/waste-not-want-not-new-wastewater-system-helps-efficiently-recycle-energy <div class="node-body article-body">We, as people, have a short-but-sweet relationship with energy. Hot water comes from our showers and sinks, is quickly heated up, and brought into our lives at a moment’s notice. However, just as quickly, that water is back down the drain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/waste-not-want-not-new-wastewater-system-helps-efficiently-recycle-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/waste-not-want-not-new-wastewater-system-helps-efficiently-recycle-energy#comments Air Conditioning Heating Piping / Pumping Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:50:00 +0000 14901 at http://hpac.com <p>One SHARC success story comes from Richmond, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, at the Gateway Theater, a 50,000-sq-ft public facility.</p> International Wastewater Systems Putting up Office Holiday Decorations? Keep Safety in Mind http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/putting-office-holiday-decorations-keep-safety-mind <div class="node-body article-body">We want to celebrate the holidays and make an office atmosphere cheerful, but also must be cognizant of the fire risks. </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/fire-smoke/putting-office-holiday-decorations-keep-safety-mind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/putting-office-holiday-decorations-keep-safety-mind#comments Fire / Smoke Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17:44:00 +0000 14891 at http://hpac.com <p>Remember to account for fire risks during the holidays.</p> (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images) Optimizing Commercial Hydronic-System Performance http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/optimizing-commercial-hydronic-system-performance <div class="field-byline"> By JOHN VASTYAN, Common Ground, Manheim, Pa. </div> <div class="field-deck"> How product and design innovations are leading the way to total system integration </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Just a few years ago, a conversation about optimal hydronic-system performance likely would have veered toward chiller or boiler type and efficiency, building envelope, system design, and/or key components. Today, such detours are not as likely because all parts of systems interact.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/optimizing-commercial-hydronic-system-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/optimizing-commercial-hydronic-system-performance#comments Piping / Pumping Silver Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:53:00 +0000 14881 at http://hpac.com Wood Energy in Commercial Buildings Seeing Growth http://hpac.com/heating/wood-energy-commercial-buildings-seeing-growth <div class="node-body article-body">An article from the New Hampshire Business Review shows that biomass is a very economically viable option for businesses, schools and municipalities.</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/heating/wood-energy-commercial-buildings-seeing-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/wood-energy-commercial-buildings-seeing-growth#comments Heating Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:50:00 +0000 14871 at http://hpac.com <p>Use of biomass energy is on the rise. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)</p> (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance Approves Restructuring Plan http://hpac.com/building-controls/insideiq-building-automation-alliance-approves-restructuring-plan <div class="node-body article-body">The InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance elected new leadership and approved a restructuring plan with an emphasis on training during its recent Fall Meeting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/insideiq-building-automation-alliance-approves-restructuring-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/insideiq-building-automation-alliance-approves-restructuring-plan#comments Building Controls Thu, 04 Dec 2014 03:28:00 +0000 14861 at http://hpac.com FrancescoRizzato/iStock Reinventing Building Control Networks http://hpac.com/building-controls/reinventing-building-control-networks <div class="node-body article-body">Our industry’s failure to advance the state of building controls is responsible for the waste of at least 50 percent of the energy applied to comfort systems in typical buildings today. This article explains why building control networks must be improved and outlines the capabilities they must have to meet the ever-increasing demand for improved comfort and efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/reinventing-building-control-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/reinventing-building-control-networks#comments Building Controls Silver Thu, 04 Dec 2014 01:18:00 +0000 14851 at http://hpac.com Fault Detection and Diagnostics Enters the Buildings Sector http://hpac.com/building-controls/fault-detection-and-diagnostics-enters-buildings-sector <div class="field-byline"> By ENVIRONMENTAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES DIVISION OF LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The buildings industry has taken big steps toward better systems to monitor and control energy use in buildings in recent years, but it still is struggling to develop software that can pinpoint and diagnose a problem quickly and precisely and to provide building managers with actionable information.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/fault-detection-and-diagnostics-enters-buildings-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/fault-detection-and-diagnostics-enters-buildings-sector#comments Building Controls Wed, 03 Dec 2014 22:00:00 +0000 14841 at http://hpac.com