Air Conditioning http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7342/more en ASHRAE Legionellosis Standard Covers Water-System Risk Management http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/ashrae-legionellosis-standard-covers-water-system-risk-management <div class="node-body article-body">ASHRAE recently announced the publication of ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2015, Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/ashrae-legionellosis-standard-covers-water-system-risk-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/ashrae-legionellosis-standard-covers-water-system-risk-management#comments Air Conditioning Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:30:00 +0000 17911 at http://hpac.com 'Lunching and Learning': Food for Thought on Campus Chilled-Water Design http://hpac.com/blog/lunching-and-learning-food-thought-campus-chilled-water-design <div class="node-body blog-body">In "Lunching and Learning: A Civil Engineer’s View of a Campus Chilled-Water System," a fictional conversation about a system that may or may not be in existence is presented to, in the words of the author, “plant the seed of an idea with people (who) might actually implement” it and start a (real) discussion. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/scott-arnolds-blog">Scott Arnold&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/lunching-and-learning-food-thought-campus-chilled-water-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/lunching-and-learning-food-thought-campus-chilled-water-design#comments Air Conditioning Scott Arnold&#039;s Blog Sun, 02 Aug 2015 22:44:00 +0000 17901 at http://hpac.com Lunching and Learning: A Civil Engineer’s View of a Campus Chilled-Water System http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/lunching-and-learning-civil-engineer-s-view-campus-chilled-water-system <div class="field-byline"> By JEFFREY NEWCOMB, PE, MBA, LEED AP; IEFM Consulting Engineers; Coal Valley, Ill. </div> <div class="field-deck"> A mechanical engineer gains a new perspective on his design </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fred, a mechanical engineer, was bursting to tell William, a civil engineer, all about his design for a new campus chilled-water system. They had been friends for years and met weekly for lunch at their favorite restaurant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/lunching-and-learning-civil-engineer-s-view-campus-chilled-water-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/lunching-and-learning-civil-engineer-s-view-campus-chilled-water-system#comments Air Conditioning Sun, 02 Aug 2015 21:55:00 +0000 17891 at http://hpac.com Geothermal Heating and Cooling Plays Key Role in Urban-Reuse Project http://hpac.com/heating/geothermal-heating-and-cooling-plays-key-role-urban-reuse-project <div class="field-byline"> By CLIMATEMASTER </div> <div class="field-deck"> Manufacturing and warehouse facilities turned into green space, arts complex </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Once the site of manufacturing and warehouse facilities, Guthrie Green is a public green space and arts complex in downtown Tulsa, Okla., that serves as a testament to sustainability. Perhaps Guthrie Green’s “greenest” feature lies below the grass, benches, and stage. This is where a field of 120 500-ft geothermal boreholes was drilled prior to the above-ground construction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/geothermal-heating-and-cooling-plays-key-role-urban-reuse-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/geothermal-heating-and-cooling-plays-key-role-urban-reuse-project#comments Air Conditioning Heating Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:28:00 +0000 17871 at http://hpac.com 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 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 03:22:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com Numerous ASHRAE Standards, Addenda Open for Public Review, Comment http://hpac.com/archive/numerous-ashrae-standards-addenda-open-public-review-comment <div class="node-body article-body">Addenda to major ASHRAE standards, including standards related to thermal comfort, ventilation and indoor-air quality in residences, high-performing buildings, building automation, and energy efficiency, are open for public review and comment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/numerous-ashrae-standards-addenda-open-public-review-comment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/numerous-ashrae-standards-addenda-open-public-review-comment#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Archive Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:52:00 +0000 17801 at http://hpac.com New U.S. Department of Energy Rules for HVACR Equipment http://hpac.com/blog/new-us-department-energy-rules-hvacr-equipment <div class="node-body blog-body">Last month, as I was perusing the “Locating a Product” section of Info-dex, HPAC Engineering’s annual directories issue, it occurred to me that over the two years I’ve been writing this blog, I have not given much attention to issues mostly affecting manufacturers.</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/new-us-department-energy-rules-hvacr-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/new-us-department-energy-rules-hvacr-equipment#comments Air Conditioning Products Heating IAQ & Ventilation Clark&#039;s Remarks Wed, 08 Jul 2015 02:26:00 +0000 17661 at http://hpac.com Photo by Welgos/Getty Images ASHRAE Recognizes Outstanding Achievements at 2015 Annual Conference http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-recognizes-outstanding-achievements-2015-annual-conference <div class="node-body article-body">Ninety-four people were recognized for their contributions to ASHRAE and the built-environment industry during ASHRAE’s 2015 Annual Conference, held June 27 to July 1 in Atlanta.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-recognizes-outstanding-achievements-2015-annual-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-recognizes-outstanding-achievements-2015-annual-conference#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:32:00 +0000 17631 at http://hpac.com ASHRAE Installs Officers, Directors for 2015-16 http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-installs-officers-directors-2015-16 <div class="node-body article-body">ASHRAE installed new officers and directors during its 2015 Annual Meeting, held June 27 to July 1 in Atlanta.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-installs-officers-directors-2015-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-installs-officers-directors-2015-16#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:59:00 +0000 17621 at http://hpac.com HVAC Product Spotlight, July 2015: Rooftop Units http://hpac.com/products/hvac-product-spotlight-july-2015-rooftop-units <div class="node-body gallery-body">The latest rooftop-unit offerings from leading manufacturers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/products/hvac-product-spotlight-july-2015-rooftop-units" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/products/hvac-product-spotlight-july-2015-rooftop-units#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Internet of Things New Products Products IAQ & Ventilation Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:01:00 +0000 17581 at http://hpac.com