Building Controls http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7344/more en The 2014 Green Building Standard is Now Available http://hpac.com/heating/2014-green-building-standard-now-available <div class="node-body article-body">There are now new requirements to further reduce energy and environmental impacts of buildings in the 2014 version of the green building standard from ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council and the Illuminating Engineering Society.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/2014-green-building-standard-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/2014-green-building-standard-now-available#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:04:00 +0000 14671 at http://hpac.com <p>There are now new requirements to further reduce energy and environmental impacts of buildings in the 2014 version of the green building standard from ASHRAE</p> Kevork Djansezian / Getty 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, 18 Nov 2014 18:00:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com Grundfos Wants to Give HVAC Professionals Better Tools for Sustainability http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/grundfos-wants-give-hvac-professionals-better-tools-sustainability <div class="node-body article-body">Sustainability has been on the tip of every HVAC professional’s tongue in recent years, but how can you have true sustainability in a commercial or residential setting? The proper tools and technology will go long way toward helping.</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/piping-pumping/grundfos-wants-give-hvac-professionals-better-tools-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/grundfos-wants-give-hvac-professionals-better-tools-sustainability#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Piping / Pumping Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:58:00 +0000 14541 at http://hpac.com <div class="image-description"> Grundfos&#39; CEO Mads Nipper said his company wants to pioneer technology that helps customers and improves the planet.</div> <div class="image-description"> Grundfos&#39; CEO Mads Nipper said his company wants to pioneer technology that helps customers and improves the planet.</div> Trane Introduces Building-Controls Upgrade Program http://hpac.com/building-controls/trane-introduces-building-controls-upgrade-program <div class="node-body article-body">Trane, provider of indoor comfort solutions and services, recently introduced BAS R’newal, a program intended to help building owners update existing building control systems and gain access to new technologies that improve overall building performance and operating efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/trane-introduces-building-controls-upgrade-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/trane-introduces-building-controls-upgrade-program#comments Building Controls Thu, 06 Nov 2014 01:24:00 +0000 14531 at http://hpac.com LonWorks on Decline in HVAC Controls Industry? Not so Fast—Analyst http://hpac.com/building-controls/lonworks-decline-hvac-controls-industry-not-so-fast-analyst <div class="node-body article-body">Use of the LonWorks protocol in the HVAC controls industry is declining, but not as fast as commonly thought, Omar Talpur,
 security and building-technologies analyst for global information company IHS, says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/lonworks-decline-hvac-controls-industry-not-so-fast-analyst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/lonworks-decline-hvac-controls-industry-not-so-fast-analyst#comments Building Controls Wed, 05 Nov 2014 20:10:00 +0000 14521 at http://hpac.com An Alternative Approach to Writing HVAC Control Sequences http://hpac.com/building-controls/alternative-approach-writing-hvac-control-sequences <div class="field-byline"> By RICK MEETRE, PE, CEM, CBCP; Tripleteq LLC; Greenbelt, Md. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Introducing the output-oriented/prioritized method </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Reading and correctly interpreting a control-system sequence of operation can be difficult. Misunderstandings are common and often result in poorly programmed systems. This article discusses an alternative method of writing HVAC control sequences, one resulting in narratives at once concise—often, less than half the word count—and precise, providing absolute clarity as to how a control system operates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/alternative-approach-writing-hvac-control-sequences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/alternative-approach-writing-hvac-control-sequences#comments Building Controls Silver Wed, 05 Nov 2014 17:51:00 +0000 14501 at http://hpac.com leszekglasner/iStock Report Forecasts Future of U.S. Demand-Response Market http://hpac.com/building-controls/report-forecasts-future-us-demand-response-market <div class="node-body article-body">Over the last three-plus decades, the evolution of demand response has been slow. That will change over the next 10 years, a new report from GTM Research says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/report-forecasts-future-us-demand-response-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/report-forecasts-future-us-demand-response-market#comments Building Controls Tue, 04 Nov 2014 19:15:00 +0000 14461 at http://hpac.com Integration Intel: Determining the Costs and ROI of a Smart Building http://hpac.com/building-controls/integration-intel-determining-costs-and-roi-smart-building <div class="field-byline"> By FRANK ROTELLO, InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance and Alpha Controls &amp; Services </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Today, integrated buildings are more than facilities with open systems operating HVAC equipment. They are “smart buildings,” facilities with sophisticated automation systems promising unparalleled levels of control and the potential to greatly reduce energy costs. How does an owner achieve these benefits and obtain a favorable return on investment?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/integration-intel-determining-costs-and-roi-smart-building" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/integration-intel-determining-costs-and-roi-smart-building#comments Building Controls Silver Mon, 03 Nov 2014 16:07:00 +0000 14451 at http://hpac.com leszekglasner/iStock Johnson Controls Reorganizes Building Efficiency Business http://hpac.com/building-controls/johnson-controls-reorganizes-building-efficiency-business <div class="node-body article-body">Johnson Controls recently announced the reorganization of its Building Efficiency business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/johnson-controls-reorganizes-building-efficiency-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/johnson-controls-reorganizes-building-efficiency-business#comments Building Controls Thu, 02 Oct 2014 02:27:00 +0000 14201 at http://hpac.com Advanced-HVAC-Controls Revenue Expected to Reach $11.7 Billion by 2023 http://hpac.com/building-controls/advanced-hvac-controls-revenue-expected-reach-117-billion-2023 <div class="node-body article-body">According to a recent report from Navigant Research, worldwide annual revenue from advanced HVAC controls is expected to grow from $7 billion in 2014 to $11.7 billion in 2023.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/advanced-hvac-controls-revenue-expected-reach-117-billion-2023" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/advanced-hvac-controls-revenue-expected-reach-117-billion-2023#comments Building Controls Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:53:00 +0000 14191 at http://hpac.com