Air Conditioning http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7342/more en 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) 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, 25 Mar 2015 17:40:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com 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> 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> 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> 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> Update on Refrigerants http://hpac.com/blog/update-refrigerants <div class="node-body blog-body">In January 2014, I (semi) humorously posted about the similarities between college football and the HVAC industry. Much of my post addressed the phaseout of hydrochlorofluorocarbon refrigerants. During a recent program of our local ASHRAE chapter, I was reminded just how complex of an issue this is.</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/update-refrigerants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/update-refrigerants#comments Air Conditioning Clark&#039;s Remarks Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:48:00 +0000 16071 at http://hpac.com ollaweila Don’t Let These Contractors Work on Your Building http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/don-t-let-these-contractors-work-your-building <div class="node-body article-body">If you’re looking for a new or updated HVAC system in your building, your best bet is to not let the contractors whose work is featured in this gallery anywhere near your job.</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/don-t-let-these-contractors-work-your-building" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/don-t-let-these-contractors-work-your-building#comments Air Conditioning Heating Tue, 17 Feb 2015 20:14:00 +0000 15921 at http://hpac.com <p>One of the many pictures from the Wall of Shame on Contracting Business.</p>