Building Controls http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7344/more en 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, 26 Aug 2014 16:27:00 +0000 12391 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 ASHRAE Announces Fall 2014 Online Courses http://hpac.com/building-controls/ashrae-announces-fall-2014-online-courses <div class="node-body article-body">ASHRAE Learning Institute recently announced its Fall 2014 series of online courses, which includes a new course, “Building Demand Response and the Coming Smart Grid.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/ashrae-announces-fall-2014-online-courses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/ashrae-announces-fall-2014-online-courses#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:55:00 +0000 13751 at http://hpac.com Workshops on Cybersecurity for Building Control Systems Set http://hpac.com/building-controls/workshops-cybersecurity-building-control-systems-set <div class="node-body article-body">The National Institute of Building Sciences is sponsoring introductory and advanced workshops on cybersecurity for building control systems Aug. 27 and 28 in Washington, D.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/workshops-cybersecurity-building-control-systems-set" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/workshops-cybersecurity-building-control-systems-set#comments Building Controls Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:07:00 +0000 13731 at http://hpac.com Wireless Controls for Smart Buildings Going Crazy http://hpac.com/building-controls/wireless-controls-smart-buildings-going-crazy <div class="node-body article-body">Building automation plus information technology equals more granular control over building systems without the headaches associated with design and labor. Commercial buildngs owners celebrate.</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/wireless-controls-smart-buildings-going-crazy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/wireless-controls-smart-buildings-going-crazy#comments Building Controls Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:26:00 +0000 13671 at http://hpac.com <p>The Brooklyn Bridge (R) and Manhattan Bridge can be seen from the 90th story of One World Trade Center, built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks. It reaches just over 1,250 feet, making it just taller than the observation deck on the Empire State Building. (Photo by Lucas Jackson-Pool/Getty Images)</p> Improving the Efficiency of Small to Mid-Sized Buildings http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/improving-efficiency-small-mid-sized-buildings <div class="field-byline"> By CHAD SENGER, Daikin Applied, Minneapolis, Minn. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Taking advantage of technological advances previously limited primarily to large buildings </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Technological advances have made control and system-integration capabilities available and affordable for small and mid-sized buildings, while providing functionality similar to that of large building automation systems. By knowing how to take advantage of these systems, a variety of savings can be realized throughout a building’s life.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/improving-efficiency-small-mid-sized-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/improving-efficiency-small-mid-sized-buildings#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Silver Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:53:00 +0000 13651 at http://hpac.com New HVACR Products, August 2014 http://hpac.com/galleries/new-hvacr-products-august-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Edited by Connie Conklin </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are some products you won't want to miss this month: BIM content for heat-tracking, a wireless pressure/temperature sensor, an isolator adjustment video, fluid level transmitters, and AC power modules, just to name a few! Check it out!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/new-hvacr-products-august-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/new-hvacr-products-august-2014#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:08:00 +0000 13591 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1930 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1930 <div class="field-byline"> Connie Conklin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">High standards have always been mandatory for the heating, piping, and air-conditioning industry and for our magazine. Here is a sampling of ads from 1930 showing the importance of technical quality and those high standards.</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-1930" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1930#comments Galleries Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:41:00 +0000 13561 at http://hpac.com