Building Controls http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7344/more en GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1932 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1932 <div class="field-byline"> Edited by Connie Conklin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Being in the midst of the Great Depression, 1932 saw many people and businesses struggle, but always looking ahead to the future. Americans held their heads high in the Winter Olympics at Lake Placid and at the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly the transatlantic flight solo, and in Washington, D.C., the FBI Crime Lab officially opened. Here you can view a sample of some advertisers who were not afraid to look ahead!</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/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1932" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1932#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:19:00 +0000 14151 at http://hpac.com Control Freaks: A Path to Low-Energy Buildings http://hpac.com/building-controls/control-freaks-path-low-energy-buildings <div class="node-body article-body">Our industry stumbles badly in addressing technical challenges related to the achievement of truly energy-efficient buildings. Analyses show office buildings built today can operate below 10 kWh per square foot annually and do so with simple, straightforward mechanical and electrical systems that are easy to operate and maintain. Yet few buildings are doing that. Why?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/control-freaks-path-low-energy-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/control-freaks-path-low-energy-buildings#comments Building Controls Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:36:00 +0000 14171 at http://hpac.com <p>Thinkstock</p> 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 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:42:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Most Popular HPAC Engineering Building-Controls Content http://hpac.com/building-controls/gallery-most-popular-hpac-engineering-building-controls-content <div class="node-body gallery-body">Looking to broaden your knowledge about controls for nonresidential buildings? Here is your guide to HPAC Engineering's most-viewed building-controls-related content.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/gallery-most-popular-hpac-engineering-building-controls-content" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/gallery-most-popular-hpac-engineering-building-controls-content#comments Building Controls Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:06:00 +0000 13911 at http://hpac.com Indoor-Environmental-Quality Optimization http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/indoor-environmental-quality-optimization <div class="field-byline"> By DAVID HARLOS, ScD, and MICHAEL WEST, PhD, PE; AdvanTek Consulting Inc.; Melbourne, Fla. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Actively managing buildings to improve occupant health, productivity, and well-being </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Codes and standards contain minimum requirements intended to ensure buildings do not impair occupant health and comfort. Environmental-quality optimization is a concept aimed at actually improving occupant health and comfort. As this article discusses, by intelligently exceeding codes and standards, we not only get by, we get ahead.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/indoor-environmental-quality-optimization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/indoor-environmental-quality-optimization#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Silver Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:07:00 +0000 13901 at http://hpac.com BoeniceboY Intelligent Building Automation Technologies Market Worth $74.8 Billion by 2019 http://hpac.com/building-controls/intelligent-building-automation-technologies-market-worth-748-billion-2019 <div class="field-byline"> Provided PRWeb.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The major driving factors for the Intelligent Building Automation Technologies market are efforts to reduce CO2 emissions, enhanced safety and security in intelligent buildings, sizeable reduction in operating costs, and incentives provided by 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/intelligent-building-automation-technologies-market-worth-748-billion-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/intelligent-building-automation-technologies-market-worth-748-billion-2019#comments Building Controls Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:59:00 +0000 13891 at http://hpac.com The Mobile Device Phenomenon: Moving HVAC Building Automation into the Cloud http://hpac.com/building-controls/mobile-device-phenomenon-moving-hvac-building-automation-cloud <div class="node-body article-body">Americans are on the move. As of January 2014, according to PEW Research, 90% of us have a cell phone and 58% of us use Smartphones. It's only natural for commercial facility managers to desire the same device functionality for their work life that they have at home.</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/mobile-device-phenomenon-moving-hvac-building-automation-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/mobile-device-phenomenon-moving-hvac-building-automation-cloud#comments Building Controls Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:53:00 +0000 13881 at http://hpac.com Seattle-Area Young Engineers in ASHRAE Planning Series of Free Events http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/seattle-area-young-engineers-ashrae-planning-series-free-events <div class="node-body article-body">“Challenges Met and Survived” is the central theme of a series of free events being planned by the Puget Sound Chapter of ASHRAE’s Young Engineers in ASHRAE (YEA) group.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/seattle-area-young-engineers-ashrae-planning-series-free-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/seattle-area-young-engineers-ashrae-planning-series-free-events#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:53:00 +0000 13831 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1931 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1931 <div class="field-byline"> Edited by Connie Conklin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">1931 was a year of great American classics: Charlie Chaplin in the theaters, baseball legends Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth, the first Dracula movie, and convicted gangster Al Capone. But the classics in the heating, piping, and air-conditioning industry belong to our advertisers! Take a walk through history with these vintage ads.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1931" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1931#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:45:00 +0000 13821 at http://hpac.com 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