Building Controls http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7344/more en HVAC Contracting in 2030 http://hpac.com/internet-things/hvac-contracting-2030 <div class="node-body article-body">What will the world of HVAC contracting look like in 2030?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/internet-things/hvac-contracting-2030" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/internet-things/hvac-contracting-2030#comments Air Conditioning Internet of Things Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:34:00 +0000 23991 at http://hpac.com Olivier Le Moal/iStock 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 Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:23:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1941 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1941 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In 1941, print advertising focused intensely on patriotism and American support, using robust war imagery and pro-American messages. This article contains a selection of advertisements that appeared in HPAC Engineering in 1941.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1941" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1941#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:45:00 +0000 23601 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1940 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1940 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As U.S. forces continued to rearm in preparation for turbulence overseas, the Great Depression eased its grip on the American people in 1940. People were working and earning more and, in turn, buying more goods. Advertising agencies increased spending, stressing patriotism and support for the country. Here is a selection of advertisements that appeared in HPAC Engineering in 1940.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1940" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1940#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 06 Apr 2016 04:02:00 +0000 22981 at http://hpac.com School Integrates DDC for VRF to Improve Control, Energy Management http://hpac.com/building-controls/school-integrates-ddc-vrf-improve-control-energy-management <div class="field-byline"> By ALERTON </div> <div class="field-deck"> Units have built-in temperature, humidity sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When York County School Division renovated Magruder Elementary School, it chose to install variable refrigerant flow (VRF) for heating and cooling. The wall controllers supplied by the VRF manufacturer, however, lacked dual set points, night setback, and consistent interoperability across competing systems, restricting the school division’s ability to manage energy use.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/school-integrates-ddc-vrf-improve-control-energy-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/school-integrates-ddc-vrf-improve-control-energy-management#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating Mon, 04 Apr 2016 18:47:00 +0000 22931 at http://hpac.com Riptide Smart Building Solution for Small and Medium-Size Businesses http://hpac.com/new-products/riptide-smart-building-solution-small-and-medium-size-businesses <div class="node-body article-body">Focused on the retail and retail-food markets, Smart Building makes the benefits of automation accessible to owners of small to medium-size businesses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/riptide-smart-building-solution-small-and-medium-size-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/riptide-smart-building-solution-small-and-medium-size-businesses#comments New Products Products Building Controls Mon, 04 Apr 2016 18:08:00 +0000 22921 at http://hpac.com Nailor EZvav Digital Controls for Terminal Units http://hpac.com/new-products/nailor-ezvav-digital-controls-terminal-units <div class="node-body article-body">EZvav digital controls bring simplicity to the variable-air-volume (VAV) terminal-unit market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/nailor-ezvav-digital-controls-terminal-units" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/nailor-ezvav-digital-controls-terminal-units#comments Air Conditioning New Products Products Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Mon, 04 Apr 2016 15:55:00 +0000 22881 at http://hpac.com New ASHRAE Publication Explains Impact of IT Equipment on Data-Center Design http://hpac.com/building-controls/new-ashrae-publication-explains-impact-it-equipment-data-center-design <div class="node-body article-body">The 13th book in ASHRAE’s Datacom Series, “IT Equipment Design Impact on Data Center Solutions,” is now available.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/new-ashrae-publication-explains-impact-it-equipment-data-center-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/new-ashrae-publication-explains-impact-it-equipment-data-center-design#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Thu, 31 Mar 2016 15:28:00 +0000 22691 at http://hpac.com Restricted-Substance Regulations and HVACR Equipment http://hpac.com/products/restricted-substance-regulations-and-hvacr-equipment <div class="field-byline"> By MATT QUINN, Intertek, Kanata, Ontario, Canada </div> <div class="field-deck"> Understanding directives prohibiting or limiting the use of hazardous materials in electrical and electronic products </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the world of manufacturing today, how and of what a product is made can be as important as how the product performs. Around the world, regulations meant to ensure the safety of those directly or indirectly impacted by a product’s creation are in place. These regulations impact most, if not all, equipment and components at play in the HVACR industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/products/restricted-substance-regulations-and-hvacr-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/products/restricted-substance-regulations-and-hvacr-equipment#comments Air Conditioning New Products Products Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 29 Mar 2016 18:42:00 +0000 22611 at http://hpac.com Image credit: Fuse GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1939 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1939 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">1939 marked the beginning of the second World War. Although the United States remained neutral, it began to rearm. Despite a gradual shift from a consumer-based economy to a defensive one, advertisers still used marketing as a tool. Here is a selection of advertisements that appeared in HPAC Engineering magazine in 1939.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1939" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1939#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:47:00 +0000 18881 at http://hpac.com