Building Controls http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7344/more en 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 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:54:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com ASHRAE Announces Fall 2015 Online Courses http://hpac.com/training/ashrae-announces-fall-2015-online-courses <div class="node-body article-body">ASHRAE Learning Institute is offering 10 online professional-development seminars focused on commissioning, environmental quality, energy efficiency, HVAC applications, and standards and guidelines this fall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/training/ashrae-announces-fall-2015-online-courses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/training/ashrae-announces-fall-2015-online-courses#comments Air Conditioning Training Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:58:00 +0000 18121 at http://hpac.com Distech Controls Announces Internet of Things (IoT) Building Events http://hpac.com/internet-things/distech-controls-announces-internet-things-iot-building-events <div class="node-body article-body">Distech Controls, provider of building-management technologies and services, recently announced the launch of the Connecting for the Internet of Things Building roadshow.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/internet-things/distech-controls-announces-internet-things-iot-building-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/internet-things/distech-controls-announces-internet-things-iot-building-events#comments Internet of Things Building Controls Wed, 26 Aug 2015 01:52:00 +0000 18091 at http://hpac.com <p>zoom-zoom/iStock</p> GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1938 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1938 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Still in recession in 1938, the United States, looking to stabilize its economy, passed the Fair Labor Standards Act. Also that year, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt established the March of Dimes to fight polio, and Orson Wells' radio broadcast “War of the Worlds” created a nationwide panic and fear of an alien invasion. Here is a sampling of advertisements featured in HPAC Engineering in 1938.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1938" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1938#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:27:00 +0000 18021 at http://hpac.com Numerous ASHRAE Standards, Addenda Open for Public Review, Comment http://hpac.com/archive/numerous-ashrae-standards-addenda-open-public-review-comment <div class="node-body article-body">Addenda to major ASHRAE standards, including standards related to thermal comfort, ventilation and indoor-air quality in residences, high-performing buildings, building automation, and energy efficiency, are open for public review and comment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/numerous-ashrae-standards-addenda-open-public-review-comment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/numerous-ashrae-standards-addenda-open-public-review-comment#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Archive Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:52:00 +0000 17801 at http://hpac.com Free Webinar on Maximizing Building-Automation-System Performance Set http://hpac.com/building-controls/free-webinar-maximizing-building-automation-system-performance-set <div class="node-body article-body">Studies show 2- to 10-percent energy savings can be realized through regular review and adjustment of building automation systems. On July 22 at 11 a.m. EDT, join HPAC Engineering and Johnson Controls for a free webinar on a systematic approach to maintaining building control systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/free-webinar-maximizing-building-automation-system-performance-set" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/free-webinar-maximizing-building-automation-system-performance-set#comments Building Controls Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:34:00 +0000 17651 at http://hpac.com ASHRAE Recognizes Outstanding Achievements at 2015 Annual Conference http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-recognizes-outstanding-achievements-2015-annual-conference <div class="node-body article-body">Ninety-four people were recognized for their contributions to ASHRAE and the built-environment industry during ASHRAE’s 2015 Annual Conference, held June 27 to July 1 in Atlanta.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-recognizes-outstanding-achievements-2015-annual-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-recognizes-outstanding-achievements-2015-annual-conference#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:32:00 +0000 17631 at http://hpac.com ASHRAE Installs Officers, Directors for 2015-16 http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-installs-officers-directors-2015-16 <div class="node-body article-body">ASHRAE installed new officers and directors during its 2015 Annual Meeting, held June 27 to July 1 in Atlanta.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-installs-officers-directors-2015-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-installs-officers-directors-2015-16#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:59:00 +0000 17621 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1937 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1937 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Advertising was being used as a public-relations tool for businesses in 1937. Ads shifted away from propaganda and veered toward a more educationally driven, campaign-themed approach. Take a look at a few of the many advertisements appearing in HPAC Engineering, then called Heating, Piping and Air Conditioning, in 1937.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1937" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1937#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:26:00 +0000 17181 at http://hpac.com 2015 Design Awards: From Big-Box Store to One-Stop Shop for Justice http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/2015-design-awards-big-box-store-one-stop-shop-justice <div class="node-body article-body">In 2011, the City of Kirkland, Wash., annexed several neighborhoods and saw its population surge. The police department expanded in personnel, but not in space, and soon felt squeezed in its 15,000-sq-ft area of City Hall. When a former wholesale warehouse became available, the city purchased the building with tax funds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/2015-design-awards-big-box-store-one-stop-shop-justice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/2015-design-awards-big-box-store-one-stop-shop-justice#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:13:00 +0000 17501 at http://hpac.com