Air Conditioning http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7342/more en Report: Insulation Performance Dependent on Installation, not Material http://hpac.com/heating/report-insulation-performance-dependent-installation-not-material <div class="node-body article-body">A new study from Building Science Corp. demonstrates that all insulation products perform equally well when properly installed and air-sealed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/report-insulation-performance-dependent-installation-not-material" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/report-insulation-performance-dependent-installation-not-material#comments Air Conditioning Heating Tue, 01 Sep 2015 01:25:00 +0000 18141 at http://hpac.com Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Heating and Cooling of Glass Buildings Subject of Jaga White Paper http://hpac.com/heating/heating-and-cooling-glass-buildings-subject-jaga-white-paper <div class="node-body article-body">With more architects and developers opting to design buildings with glass exteriors, Jaga Climate Systems recently released a free white paper to highlight building-temperature challenges and ways to alleviate them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/heating-and-cooling-glass-buildings-subject-jaga-white-paper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/heating-and-cooling-glass-buildings-subject-jaga-white-paper#comments Air Conditioning Heating Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:35:00 +0000 18131 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 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:54:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com ASHRAE Announces Fall 2015 Online Courses http://hpac.com/training/ashrae-announces-fall-2015-online-courses <div class="node-body article-body">ASHRAE Learning Institute is offering 10 online professional-development seminars focused on commissioning, environmental quality, energy efficiency, HVAC applications, and standards and guidelines this fall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/training/ashrae-announces-fall-2015-online-courses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/training/ashrae-announces-fall-2015-online-courses#comments Air Conditioning Training Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:58:00 +0000 18121 at http://hpac.com Adventures of Johnny Tundra, Cold-Weather Engineer: ‘Capitol Case’ http://hpac.com/galleries/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-capitol-case <div class="node-body gallery-body">On the eve of public hearings at the state capitol, Supervisor of Facilities Maintenance and Operations Hank Hoovestahl is facing a grilling worse than that of any witness: If he does not get the chiller serving the meeting rooms in the recently remodeled building running by noon the next day, Senate Majority Leader—and armchair engineer—Lester Heapleach vows to, shall we say, remove him from office. Luckily for Hank, he has the backing of his pal Johnny Tundra.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-capitol-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-capitol-case#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:21:00 +0000 18111 at http://hpac.com Survey Goes Behind the Lines of Office HVAC ‘Thermostat Wars’ http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/survey-goes-behind-lines-office-hvac-thermostat-wars <div class="node-body article-body">Software Advice, provider of reviews and research on software applications, recently surveyed U.S. office workers to gauge employee preferences regarding office temperature, what temperature thermostats should be set to, and how new technology can provide an effective solution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/survey-goes-behind-lines-office-hvac-thermostat-wars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/survey-goes-behind-lines-office-hvac-thermostat-wars#comments Air Conditioning Heating Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:25:00 +0000 18081 at http://hpac.com Credit: Creatas Central-Plant Optimization and Maintenance http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/central-plant-optimization-and-maintenance <div class="field-byline"> By DAVID YANCOSKY, P2S Engineering Inc., Long Beach, Calif. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Working with an engineering firm or outside expert to develop a long-term plan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the most important contributors to the long-term success of a central plant are maintenance standards and training that truly meet the needs of end users and operators. Unfortunately, development of these standards and training often is bypassed in the name of cost saving, much to the detriment of both the central plant’s and overall facility’s energy-efficiency goals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/central-plant-optimization-and-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/central-plant-optimization-and-maintenance#comments Air Conditioning Heating Fri, 14 Aug 2015 13:30:00 +0000 17991 at http://hpac.com Mathisa_s/iStock Daikin Applied Roadshow Offers Rooftop-Unit Demos, IoT Discussion http://hpac.com/internet-things/daikin-applied-roadshow-offers-rooftop-unit-demos-iot-discussion <div class="node-body article-body">Daikin Applied’s 2015 Ideas in Motion roadshow will visit 11 communities across the country with programming for contractors, specifying engineers, and building owners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/internet-things/daikin-applied-roadshow-offers-rooftop-unit-demos-iot-discussion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/internet-things/daikin-applied-roadshow-offers-rooftop-unit-demos-iot-discussion#comments Air Conditioning Internet of Things Heating IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 12 Aug 2015 04:01:00 +0000 17971 at http://hpac.com HVACR Ultraviolet-Treatment Pioneer Forrest Fencl Dies http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/hvacr-ultraviolet-treatment-pioneer-forrest-fencl-dies <div class="node-body article-body">Forrest B. Fencl, pioneer of the modern application of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UV-C) in HVACR equipment, died at his home in Huntington Beach, Calif., Aug. 1 after a battle with cancer. He was 72 years old.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/hvacr-ultraviolet-treatment-pioneer-forrest-fencl-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/hvacr-ultraviolet-treatment-pioneer-forrest-fencl-dies#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Sat, 08 Aug 2015 01:00:00 +0000 17941 at http://hpac.com 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