Air Conditioning http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7342/more en 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> 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 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) 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 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 Danfoss Names Daikin Applied EnVisioneer of the Year http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/danfoss-names-daikin-applied-envisioneer-year <div class="node-body article-body">Daikin Applied is the recipient of Danfoss’ fifth annual EnVisioneer of the Year award.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/danfoss-names-daikin-applied-envisioneer-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/danfoss-names-daikin-applied-envisioneer-year#comments Air Conditioning Wed, 03 Dec 2014 02:51:00 +0000 14791 at http://hpac.com <p>Danfoss presented its fifth annual EnVisioneer of the Year award to Daikin Applied for its Magnitude water-cooled chillers, which use Danfoss Turbocor compressor technology to offer industry-leading part-load efficiency that exceeds standards and provides significant lifetime cost savings. Pictured from left are Ricardo Schneider, president and chief executive officer, Danfoss Turbocor; Mike Schwartz, chief executive officer, Daikin Applied Americas; John Galyen, president, Danfoss North America; and Lisa Tryson, director, corporate communications and public relations, Danfoss.</p> 2015 AHR Expo Education Program Announced http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2015-ahr-expo-education-program-announced <div class="node-body article-body">More than 120 educational sessions covering a variety of topics will be offered during the 2015 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), which will be held Jan. 26-28 at McCormick Place in Chicago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2015-ahr-expo-education-program-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2015-ahr-expo-education-program-announced#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo Heating IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:40:00 +0000 14771 at http://hpac.com AHR Expo photo