Air Conditioning http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7342/more en Passive Cooling http://hpac.com/blog/passive-cooling <div class="node-body blog-body">There are a couple of issues that need to be addressed before this becomes commercially viable. If they can be solved, this technology could be a real game changer.</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/passive-cooling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/passive-cooling#comments Air Conditioning Clark&#039;s Remarks Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:43:00 +0000 15591 at http://hpac.com <p>John1179</p> 2015 AHR Expo Product Report http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2015-ahr-expo-product-report <div class="node-body gallery-body">The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) returned to the Windy City in 2015. Here is your guide to some of what you may have missed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2015-ahr-expo-product-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2015-ahr-expo-product-report#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:19:00 +0000 15511 at http://hpac.com Top 5 Energy Issues Legislators Will Face in 2015 http://hpac.com/galleries/top-5-energy-issues-legislators-will-face-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">It may be a big year for energy regulations. The 114th Congress is just starting to gear up and Thomas Pyle of The Hill has already dubbed 2015 “Year of Energy.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/top-5-energy-issues-legislators-will-face-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/top-5-energy-issues-legislators-will-face-2015#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Building Controls Heating Wed, 21 Jan 2015 21:10:00 +0000 15521 at http://hpac.com <p>This may be a huge year for environmental and energy regulations.</p> GALLERY: Innovative HVACR Solutions, January 2015 http://hpac.com/archive/gallery-innovative-hvacr-solutions-january-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The latest products from HPAC Engineering advertisers. Features packaged outdoor mechanical rooms, a scale-removal system, skid packaged boiler systems, and more!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/gallery-innovative-hvacr-solutions-january-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/gallery-innovative-hvacr-solutions-january-2015#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Archive Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:12:00 +0000 15501 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 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:45:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com What Owners Need to Know About ... Green-Building Rating Systems http://hpac.com/archive/what-owners-need-know-about-green-building-rating-systems <div class="field-deck"> A look at LEED, Green Globes, ENERGY STAR, and the Living Building Challenge </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With so many choices, it is important for facility owners to have at least a nodding familiarity with the various building rating systems. This article takes a look at LEED, Green Globes, ENERGY STAR, and the Living Building Challenge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/what-owners-need-know-about-green-building-rating-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/what-owners-need-know-about-green-building-rating-systems#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Archive Silver Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:40:00 +0000 15371 at http://hpac.com abluecup9/iStock Looking to Save Energy? HVAC Retrofit May Help http://hpac.com/heating/looking-save-energy-hvac-retrofit-may-help <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Building owners and managers looking to find a new HVAC solution for their facility may want to think about a retrofit, according to what <a href="http://sourceable.net/hvac-retrofits-can-slash-energy-consumption/#" target="_blank" title="Sourceable interview with Bush on retrofitted HVAC.">Peter Bush, CEO of Australian-based Aeris Environmental</a>, told Sourceable.net.</p> <p>With approximately half of a building&rsquo;s energy consumption coming from HVAC, Bush said retrofitting HVAC and refrigeration systems could give buildings &ldquo;dramatic&rdquo; cuts in energy.</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/heating/looking-save-energy-hvac-retrofit-may-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/looking-save-energy-hvac-retrofit-may-help#comments Air Conditioning Heating Tue, 13 Jan 2015 22:34:00 +0000 15351 at http://hpac.com <p>Can a retrofit HVAC system save money?</p> (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) 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 13 movies and three 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 Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:19:00 +0000 12911 at http://hpac.com <p>Vince Vaughn (back), Julianne Moore, Jeff Goldblum, and an unexpected guest in a scene from 1997&#39;s &quot;The Lost World: Jurassic Park,&quot; the sequel to &quot;Jurassic Park.&quot; (Photo by Getty Images)</p> Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Federal Buildings at Risk of AC, Heating Hacks http://hpac.com/building-controls/federal-buildings-risk-ac-heating-hacks <div class="node-body article-body">We posted last week about how building owners and managers can protect against hackers, but who will protect the federal government?</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/federal-buildings-risk-ac-heating-hacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/federal-buildings-risk-ac-heating-hacks#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating Tue, 13 Jan 2015 18:08:00 +0000 15331 at http://hpac.com <p>Last week, we posted about how building owners and managers can protect against hackers, but who will protect the federal government?</p> Getty Images 6 Commercial Real Estate Trends You Must Keep an Eye On in 2015 http://hpac.com/galleries/6-commercial-real-estate-trends-you-must-keep-eye-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Over the past couple of years, we have seen some positive signs of life from the commercial real estate market across many of its tenants. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/6-commercial-real-estate-trends-you-must-keep-eye-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/6-commercial-real-estate-trends-you-must-keep-eye-2015#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Building Controls Mon, 12 Jan 2015 21:27:00 +0000 15321 at http://hpac.com <p>Will 2015 see continued commercial real estate improvements?</p>