HPAC Engineering http://hpac.com/rss.xml en Calendar of HVACR Training and Education Events http://hpac.com/training/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/training/calendar-hvacr-training-and-education-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/training/calendar-hvacr-training-and-education-events#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo Training Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:08:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com 7 Reasons to Adopt a New HVAC System in Your Building http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/7-reasons-adopt-new-hvac-system-your-building <div class="node-body gallery-body">What happens when your HVAC system starts to get old?</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/7-reasons-adopt-new-hvac-system-your-building" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/7-reasons-adopt-new-hvac-system-your-building#comments Air Conditioning Heating Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:45:00 +0000 16581 at http://hpac.com <p>Replacing the HVAC system now could save you from headaches later.</p> Using Air Change Formula for HVAC Success http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/using-air-change-formula-hvac-success <div class="node-body article-body">How often does air enter and exit a room from an HVAC system within an hour? That’s exactly what an air change formula, by Rob Falke, president of the National Comfort Institute, on ContractingBusiness.com tries to find out.</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/using-air-change-formula-hvac-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/using-air-change-formula-hvac-success#comments Air Conditioning Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:56:00 +0000 16571 at http://hpac.com <p>Air Change formula can help make your building more energy efficient.</p> (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) Bell & Gossett Releases Second-Quarter Little Red Schoolhouse Schedule http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/bell-gossett-releases-second-quarter-little-red-schoolhouse-schedule <div class="node-body article-body">Bell & Gossett, a brand of water-technology company Xylem Inc., recently released the second-quarter 2015 seminar schedule for its Little Red Schoolhouse in Morton Grove, Ill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/bell-gossett-releases-second-quarter-little-red-schoolhouse-schedule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/bell-gossett-releases-second-quarter-little-red-schoolhouse-schedule#comments Training Piping / Pumping Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:34:00 +0000 16551 at http://hpac.com Construction Set to See Growth in 2015 http://hpac.com/building-controls/construction-set-see-growth-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Construction looks to be in a good place for 2015, according to a recent report from FMI.</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/construction-set-see-growth-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/construction-set-see-growth-2015#comments Building Controls Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:18:00 +0000 16541 at http://hpac.com <p>Total construction is predicted to grow 9 percent for the year</p> (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Refrigerant Additives Revisited http://hpac.com/blog/refrigerant-additives-revisited <div class="node-body blog-body">Last November, I posted on refrigerant additives. Because I had first-hand knowledge of the performance of one of those products, I mentioned it by name. Not surprisingly, the first comment posted was an inquiry about a competitive product.</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/refrigerant-additives-revisited" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/refrigerant-additives-revisited#comments Air Conditioning Clark&#039;s Remarks Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:13:00 +0000 16501 at http://hpac.com <p>amoklv/iStock</p> HVAC in Popular Movies: Did Hollywood Get It Right? 'The Island' Edition http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right-island-edition <div class="node-body article-body">Ron Wilkinson, a professional engineer who moonlights as a film critic, takes a look at 2005 science-fiction thriller "The Island" as part of HPAC Engineering’s ongoing series “HVAC in Popular Movies: Did Hollywood Get It Right?”</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/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right-island-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right-island-edition#comments IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:56:00 +0000 16491 at http://hpac.com <p>Scarlett Johansson and Ewan McGregor arrive at the UK premiere of &quot;The Island&quot; at the Odeon Leicester Square cinema in London, England, Aug. 7, 2005. (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images)</p> Building Energy Efficiency May Leave Through Elevator Shafts http://hpac.com/building-controls/building-energy-efficiency-may-leave-through-elevator-shafts <div class="node-body article-body">Every building manager should be striving for energy efficiency. Not only does going green help save the environment, it saves money, something every manager and owner should love</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/building-energy-efficiency-may-leave-through-elevator-shafts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/building-energy-efficiency-may-leave-through-elevator-shafts#comments Building Controls Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:19:00 +0000 16451 at http://hpac.com <p>One way energy can escape is through elevator shafts.</p> (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Improving Economy, Improving Real Estate Market http://hpac.com/building-controls/improving-economy-improving-real-estate-market <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Great news for anyone who has a stake in the commercial real estate market: <a href="http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/accelerating-economy-expected-to-drive-growth-in-commercial-real-estate-300052550.html" target="_blank" title="Report from Transwestern and Delta Associates.">a recent report from Transwestern and Delta Associates, titled &ldquo;Insights + Trends + Opportunities,&rdquo; </a>found that the national economy is recovering. This means good things for commercial real estate, according to the report, as it is growing as &ldquo;an experience, not just a location.&rdquo;</p></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/improving-economy-improving-real-estate-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/improving-economy-improving-real-estate-market#comments Building Controls Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:50:00 +0000 16441 at http://hpac.com <p>Commercial real estate and the economy may be on the rise.</p> (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) DOE, National Institute of Building Sciences Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines http://hpac.com/archive/doe-national-institute-building-sciences-release-better-buildings-workforce-guidelines <div class="node-body article-body">To enhance and streamline commercial-building workforce training and certification programs, the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institute of Building Sciences recently announced new Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/doe-national-institute-building-sciences-release-better-buildings-workforce-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/doe-national-institute-building-sciences-release-better-buildings-workforce-guidelines#comments Archive Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:42:00 +0000 16421 at http://hpac.com shironosov/iStock Summer is Coming: 8 Ways to Prepare Buildings for the Heat http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/summer-coming-8-ways-prepare-buildings-heat <div class="node-body gallery-body">We’ve all been anxiously awaiting the return of the summer sun and warmth, but building owners and managers can’t look forward to the season without first preparing their facilities. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/summer-coming-8-ways-prepare-buildings-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/summer-coming-8-ways-prepare-buildings-heat#comments Air Conditioning Wed, 18 Mar 2015 19:57:00 +0000 16401 at http://hpac.com <p>Summer is coming. Is your building ready?</p> Proposed Energy Standard for Data Centers, Telecommunications Buildings Open for Public Comment http://hpac.com/archive/proposed-energy-standard-data-centers-telecommunications-buildings-open-public-comment <div class="node-body article-body">Proposed ASHRAE Standard 90.4P, Energy Standard for Data Centers and Telecommunications Buildings, is open for public review—its first—until March 30, 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/proposed-energy-standard-data-centers-telecommunications-buildings-open-public-comment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/proposed-energy-standard-data-centers-telecommunications-buildings-open-public-comment#comments Archive Wed, 18 Mar 2015 19:48:00 +0000 16411 at http://hpac.com Student-Designed Facility Combines Underfloor Ventilation, Ventilated Façade http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/student-designed-facility-combines-underfloor-ventilation-ventilated-fa-ade <div class="field-byline"> By TRISH HOLDER; Trish Holder, Marketing Communications; Greensboro, N.C. </div> <div class="field-deck"> University of Kansas program tests limits of sustainable construction </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At the University of Kansas, the School of Architecture, Design & Planning is helping to loosen the industry’s grip on “tried-and-true-but-not-so-sustainable” building practices by applying cutting-edge design, products, and technologies on real-life construction projects through Studio 804.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/student-designed-facility-combines-underfloor-ventilation-ventilated-fa-ade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/student-designed-facility-combines-underfloor-ventilation-ventilated-fa-ade#comments IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:11:00 +0000 16391 at http://hpac.com Sharing is Caring: Collaboration May Help Facility Managers http://hpac.com/building-controls/sharing-caring-collaboration-may-help-facility-managers <div class="node-body article-body">There can be some great benefits in utilizing aspects of the sharing economy for facility managers, according to a post on TriplePundit by Kim Tjoa.</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/sharing-caring-collaboration-may-help-facility-managers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/sharing-caring-collaboration-may-help-facility-managers#comments Building Controls Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:16:00 +0000 16381 at http://hpac.com <p>The sharing economy could be a good idea for facility managers and building owners.</p> (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images) AMCA Seeks Volunteers to Author Standard on Fan Efficiency Ratio http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/amca-seeks-volunteers-author-standard-fan-efficiency-ratio <div class="node-body article-body">Air Movement and Control Association International Inc. is seeking volunteers to form a committee to author a standard introducing the fan-efficiency-ratio metric.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/amca-seeks-volunteers-author-standard-fan-efficiency-ratio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/amca-seeks-volunteers-author-standard-fan-efficiency-ratio#comments IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 18 Mar 2015 02:31:00 +0000 16371 at http://hpac.com Papers Sought for 2016 ASHRAE Winter Conference http://hpac.com/archive/papers-sought-2016-ashrae-winter-conference <div class="node-body article-body">ASHRAE is accepting papers for its 2016 Winter Conference, which will be held Jan. 23-27 in Orlando, Fla.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/papers-sought-2016-ashrae-winter-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/papers-sought-2016-ashrae-winter-conference#comments Archive Wed, 18 Mar 2015 01:21:00 +0000 16361 at http://hpac.com Unique Innovations in the HVAC Industry http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/unique-innovations-hvac-industry <div class="node-body article-body">If you’re a lover of technology and innovations, there’s a great gallery up on our sister site Contracting Business about new creations in the HVAC industry.</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/unique-innovations-hvac-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/unique-innovations-hvac-industry#comments Air Conditioning Heating Tue, 17 Mar 2015 19:42:00 +0000 16101 at http://hpac.com <p>Aluminum rods are fitted with sensors into the ceiling, which are activated by the presence of people.</p> NFPA Guides on Fire Pumps, Related Components http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/nfpa-guides-fire-pumps-related-components <div class="node-body article-body">Milosh Puchovsky broke down how the NFPA 20: Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection should be properly applied to 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/fire-smoke/nfpa-guides-fire-pumps-related-components" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/nfpa-guides-fire-pumps-related-components#comments Fire / Smoke Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:48:00 +0000 16351 at http://hpac.com <p>Consulting-Specifying Engineer has a write up on fire pump installations.</p> (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) IAQ Control is a ‘Modern Phenomenon’: You Should Take Advantage http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/iaq-control-modern-phenomenon-you-should-take-advantage <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Being able to control indoor air quality (IAQ) is something of a new phenomenon. It hasn&rsquo;t been too long that we have been able to control the quality of air that circulates through our buildings; management needs to be sure to take advantage of this technology.</p> <p><a href="http://specificationonline.co.uk/news-article/8129/elta-fans-controlling-indoor-air-quality-is-a-modern-phenomenon" target="_blank" title="Specification Online IAQ story.">On U.K. magazine Specification Online</a>, they wrote about Elta Fans&rsquo; Mori DMEV, a new ventilation unit.</p></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/iaq-control-modern-phenomenon-you-should-take-advantage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/iaq-control-modern-phenomenon-you-should-take-advantage#comments IAQ & Ventilation Fri, 13 Mar 2015 15:42:00 +0000 16321 at http://hpac.com <p>Poor IAQ could mean bad air in your building.</p> (Photo combination by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) March 2015 http://hpac.com/hpac-engineering/2015-03-13 <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/march-2015-digital-edition" style="font-size: 17px; font-weight: bold;" target="_blank" title="HPAC Engineering March 2015 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="/iaq-ventilation/health-care-patient-room-hvac-airflow-patterns">Health-Care Patient-Room HVAC Airflow Patterns</a> <a href="/motors-drives/vfd-enclosure-variable-cooling-load-part-2-2">VFD-Enclosure Variable Cooling Load, Part 2 of 2</a> <a href="/ahr-expo/2015-ahr-expo-product-report">2015 AHR Expo Product Report</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0000 16291 at http://hpac.com Working to Keep Your Building’s Heat Going in the Winter http://hpac.com/heating/working-keep-your-building-s-heat-going-winter <div class="node-body article-body">We’ve seen the stories all winter long: the heat shuts down in a building and tenants are cold, children are unable to attend schools due to safety issues and work is canceled. </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/working-keep-your-building-s-heat-going-winter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/working-keep-your-building-s-heat-going-winter#comments Heating Wed, 11 Mar 2015 21:33:00 +0000 16311 at http://hpac.com <p>Don&#39;t let a heating malfunction ruin your winter.</p> (Photo by Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images) Medical Data Center Controls Uptime, Energy With VFDs http://hpac.com/motors-drives/medical-data-center-controls-uptime-energy-vfds <div class="field-byline"> By DANFOSS </div> <div class="field-deck"> Drives cut energy use 40 percent by controlling HVAC fan speed on CRAC units </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When a medical data center in the upper Midwest embarked on a 20-year equipment-replacement process, the manager was looking for new technologies that would address energy-efficiency concerns and ensure the Uptime Institute’s Tier III standard for medical data centers was met.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/motors-drives/medical-data-center-controls-uptime-energy-vfds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/motors-drives/medical-data-center-controls-uptime-energy-vfds#comments Motors / Drives Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:01:00 +0000 16281 at http://hpac.com Wavebreakmedia Ltd U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Awards Utility-Monitoring, Control-Systems Contract to Schneider Electric http://hpac.com/building-controls/us-army-corps-engineers-awards-utility-monitoring-control-systems-contract-schneid <div class="node-body article-body">Energy-management specialist Schneider Electric recently announced it is one of 13 firms awarded a contract for engineering and services by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineering and Support Center.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/us-army-corps-engineers-awards-utility-monitoring-control-systems-contract-schneid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/us-army-corps-engineers-awards-utility-monitoring-control-systems-contract-schneid#comments Building Controls Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:01:00 +0000 16261 at http://hpac.com A power-distribution and HVAC farm similar to the one located at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville, Ala. Many States, HVAC Contractors not Keeping PACE http://hpac.com/blog/many-states-hvac-contractors-not-keeping-pace <div class="node-body blog-body">Recently, I received a phone call from a former colleague who now lives and works in Pennsylvania. He wanted to discuss financing options for the retrofit of a large chiller plant.</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/many-states-hvac-contractors-not-keeping-pace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/many-states-hvac-contractors-not-keeping-pace#comments Archive Clark&#039;s Remarks Tue, 10 Mar 2015 17:49:00 +0000 16251 at http://hpac.com <p>grandeduc</p> GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1934 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1934 <div class="field-byline"> By Ashley M. Doles and Hal Conick </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Take a look back in time to one of the most tumultuous, intriguing times in U.S. and world history through the eyes of HPAC Engineering magazine, then called Heating Piping and Air Conditioning, in its sixth year of existence.</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-1934" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1934#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:40:00 +0000 15281 at http://hpac.com VFD-Enclosure Variable Cooling Load, Part 2 of 2 http://hpac.com/motors-drives/vfd-enclosure-variable-cooling-load-part-2-2 <div class="field-byline"> By ALEXANDER L. BURD, PhD, PE, and GALINA S. BURD, MS, Advanced Research Technology, Suffield, Conn. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Results of long-term monitoring establishing VFD power demand and electrical-energy losses at various electrical loads </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Last month, Part 1 of this article demonstrated the importance of variable-frequency-drive- (VFD-) enclosure cooling-load monitoring to determining actual cooling loads at various operational conditions and evaluating potential power-demand and electrical-energy losses. This month, the authors focus on VFD-enclosure overall cooling-air load, including the impact of combined sensible and latent cooling components on VFD power-demand loss factor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/motors-drives/vfd-enclosure-variable-cooling-load-part-2-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/motors-drives/vfd-enclosure-variable-cooling-load-part-2-2#comments Motors / Drives Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:30:00 +0000 16211 at http://hpac.com polygraphus/iStock Leak Shows Need for Qualified Repairmen http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/leak-shows-need-qualified-repairmen <div class="node-body article-body">A leak of refrigerant gas that occurred this week in Temecula, California, should showcase the importance of qualified repairmen for air conditioning and ventilation jobs.</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/leak-shows-need-qualified-repairmen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/leak-shows-need-qualified-repairmen#comments Air Conditioning IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:19:00 +0000 16231 at http://hpac.com <p>Hire qualified repairmen for all of your critical building jobs.</p> (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers) Frost & Sullivan’s 2015 Technology Innovation Award Goes to Energy-Saving HVAC System http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/frost-sullivan-s-2015-technology-innovation-award-goes-energy-saving-hvac-system <div class="node-body article-body">enVerid Systems, developer of a system to significantly reduce HVAC energy consumption, earned Frost & Sullivan’s 2015 North American HVAC Technology Innovation Award for its HVAC Load Reduction (HLR) solution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/frost-sullivan-s-2015-technology-innovation-award-goes-energy-saving-hvac-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/frost-sullivan-s-2015-technology-innovation-award-goes-energy-saving-hvac-system#comments Air Conditioning Tue, 10 Mar 2015 15:18:00 +0000 16221 at http://hpac.com <p>enVerid Systems won Frost &amp; Sullivan&rsquo;s 2015 North American HVAC Technology Innovation Award.</p> Free Webinar on HVAC Flow and BTU Metering Set http://hpac.com/webinars/free-webinar-hvac-flow-and-btu-metering-set <div class="node-body article-body">HVAC metering increasingly is being used to establish baselines for performance measurement and management, verify energy savings, retrocommission equipment and systems, optimize and control central energy plants, and allocate costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/webinars/free-webinar-hvac-flow-and-btu-metering-set" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/webinars/free-webinar-hvac-flow-and-btu-metering-set#comments Webinars Tue, 10 Mar 2015 02:42:00 +0000 16201 at http://hpac.com <p>Tashatuvango/iStock</p> Distech Controls to Be Acquired by Acuity Brands
 http://hpac.com/building-controls/distech-controls-be-acquired-acuity-brands <div class="node-body article-body">Distech Controls Inc., provider of building-automation and energy-management solutions, announced it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Acuity Brands Inc., provider of intelligent lighting solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/distech-controls-be-acquired-acuity-brands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/distech-controls-be-acquired-acuity-brands#comments Building Controls Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:48:00 +0000 16191 at http://hpac.com