Archive http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7343/more en More Than Half of U.S. Companies to Increase Energy Investment in 2015 http://hpac.com/archive/more-half-us-companies-increase-energy-investment-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">According to a recent survey conducted by energy-management specialist Schneider Electric, three-quarters of decision makers at U.S. companies invested in energy-efficiency programs over the previous 12 months. Of those, more than half expected their investment in energy efficiency to be greater over the next 12.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/more-half-us-companies-increase-energy-investment-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/more-half-us-companies-increase-energy-investment-2015#comments Archive Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:44:00 +0000 14111 at http://hpac.com Addenda to ASHRAE/IES Energy Standard 90.1 Open for Public Review http://hpac.com/archive/addenda-ashraeies-energy-standard-901-open-public-review <div class="node-body article-body">Fourteen proposed addenda to ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, are open for public comment, including Addendum l, which adds multiple compliance options to ensure verification of delivered building-envelope performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/addenda-ashraeies-energy-standard-901-open-public-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/addenda-ashraeies-energy-standard-901-open-public-review#comments Archive Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:11:00 +0000 14101 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 Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Archive Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:01:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com Green Building Council Names 2014 Best of Building Award Recipients http://hpac.com/archive/green-building-council-names-2014-best-building-award-recipients <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today announced the recipients of the 2014 Best of Building awards.
</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/green-building-council-names-2014-best-building-award-recipients" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/green-building-council-names-2014-best-building-award-recipients#comments Archive Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:35:00 +0000 14091 at http://hpac.com ASHRAE Looking to Grow Involvement in Residential http://hpac.com/archive/ashrae-looking-grow-involvement-residential <div class="node-body article-body">ASHRAE research shows the residential sector is of growing importance, which is leading the society to explore ways it can contribute most effectively to the improvement of residential-building performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/ashrae-looking-grow-involvement-residential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/ashrae-looking-grow-involvement-residential#comments Archive Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:20:00 +0000 14061 at http://hpac.com The Dance Is About to Change http://hpac.com/archive/dance-about-change <div class="node-body article-body">Editorial Director Mike Weil bids farewell to HPAC Engineering readers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/dance-about-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/dance-about-change#comments Archive Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:53:00 +0000 14001 at http://hpac.com ASHRAE Supports Change to PE-License Requirement http://hpac.com/archive/ashrae-supports-change-pe-license-requirement <div class="node-body article-body">ASHRAE is voicing its support of a move by U.S. engineering and surveying licensing boards to remove a requirement for an additional 30 credit hours to obtain licensure as a professional engineer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/ashrae-supports-change-pe-license-requirement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/ashrae-supports-change-pe-license-requirement#comments Archive Wed, 03 Sep 2014 02:36:00 +0000 13861 at http://hpac.com Survey of Building-Code Pros Forecasts Exodus of Talent http://hpac.com/archive/survey-building-code-pros-forecasts-exodus-talent <div class="node-body article-body">Building-code officials are a mature group and planning to retire in significant numbers in the not-too-distant future, a recent survey conducted by the National Institute of Building Sciences on behalf of the International Code Council reveals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/survey-building-code-pros-forecasts-exodus-talent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/survey-building-code-pros-forecasts-exodus-talent#comments Archive Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:33:00 +0000 13851 at http://hpac.com Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and HVAC http://hpac.com/blog/geographic-information-systems-gis-and-hvac <div class="node-body blog-body">Aerial photography has been around since the 1800s, when images were captured from balloons. Now, we have all kinds of construction-site cameras to record construction progress, and architects can use satellite imagery, such as Google Earth, to show clients how their proposed design will look in relation to surrounding buildings and land features.</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/geographic-information-systems-gis-and-hvac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/geographic-information-systems-gis-and-hvac#comments Archive Clark&#039;s Remarks Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:22:00 +0000 13841 at http://hpac.com <p>A visitor looks at a three-dimensional rendering of Manhattan using Google Earth software during the official opening party of Google offices in Berlin, Germany, Sept. 26, 2012. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)</p> Meet the HPAC Engineering Editorial Advisory Board http://hpac.com/editorial-advisory-board <div class="node-body article-body">HPAC Engineering's Editorial Advisory Board is comprised of distinguished professionals serving the HVACR industry. Possessing expertise in various engineering and scientific fields, they provide valuable assistance to the magazine's efforts.</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/editorial-advisory-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/editorial-advisory-board#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Archive Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:03:00 +0000 5355 at http://hpac.com