Building Controls http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7344/more en New HVACR Products, February 2015 http://hpac.com/galleries/new-hvacr-products-february-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Featuring a commercial tankless water-heating system, noise-control products and services, VRF units, and more!</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/new-hvacr-products-february-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/new-hvacr-products-february-2015#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:36:00 +0000 16081 at http://hpac.com ASHRAE/IES Publish Updated Standard on Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings http://hpac.com/building-controls/ashraeies-publish-updated-standard-energy-efficiency-existing-buildings <div class="node-body article-body">A newly revised standard from ASHRAE and IES seeks to provide greater guidance and a more comprehensive approach to retrofit of existing buildings for increased energy efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/ashraeies-publish-updated-standard-energy-efficiency-existing-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/ashraeies-publish-updated-standard-energy-efficiency-existing-buildings#comments Building Controls Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:39:00 +0000 16041 at http://hpac.com <p>Renewed ASHRAE rules look to add energy efficiency to building retrofits.</p> Houston’s Hess Tower Awarded for Efficiency by Building Management Group http://hpac.com/building-controls/houston-s-hess-tower-awarded-efficiency-building-management-group <div class="node-body article-body">If you’re a building manager looking for a shining example of efficiency, look no further than the Hess Tower in Houston. </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/houston-s-hess-tower-awarded-efficiency-building-management-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/houston-s-hess-tower-awarded-efficiency-building-management-group#comments Building Controls Mon, 23 Feb 2015 19:06:00 +0000 16021 at http://hpac.com <p>The Houston skyline</p> (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) Emerson Launches New ‘I Love STEM’ Campaign for 125th Anniversary http://hpac.com/building-controls/emerson-launches-new-i-love-stem-campaign-125th-anniversary <div class="node-body article-body">Highlighting its devotion to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education, Emerson is launching a new ad, marketing and social media campaign, including YouTube star Hank Green in a television commercial set to launch February 19 on CBS’ The Big Bang Theory.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/emerson-launches-new-i-love-stem-campaign-125th-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/emerson-launches-new-i-love-stem-campaign-125th-anniversary#comments Building Controls Thu, 19 Feb 2015 20:41:00 +0000 15981 at http://hpac.com <p>Emerson is launching a new ad, marketing and social media campaign called &quot;I Love STEM&quot;</p> How to Successfully Invest in International Property http://hpac.com/building-controls/how-successfully-invest-international-property <div class="node-body article-body">Before even considering making a property investment overseas, there needs to be a lot of reading, researching and education.</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/how-successfully-invest-international-property" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/how-successfully-invest-international-property#comments Building Controls Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:44:00 +0000 15961 at http://hpac.com <p>Research is key before international investments.</p> (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) Make Your Next Air Barrier Prevent Mold, Moisture Failures http://hpac.com/building-controls/make-your-next-air-barrier-prevent-mold-moisture-failures <div class="node-body article-body">After seeing numerous high-level examples of building failures due to air barrier defects, Florida-based Liberty Building Forensics Group (LBFG) is warning that air barrier goals set by architects aren't always achievable by contractors and can even lead to disaster.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/make-your-next-air-barrier-prevent-mold-moisture-failures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/make-your-next-air-barrier-prevent-mold-moisture-failures#comments Building Controls Tue, 17 Feb 2015 19:30:00 +0000 15901 at http://hpac.com <p>LBFG Vice-President Richard Scott, AIA</p> LBFG 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 AHR Expo Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Archive Tue, 17 Feb 2015 18:37:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com Get Smart: 5 Trends Driving the HVAC Industry in 2015 http://hpac.com/building-controls/get-smart-5-trends-driving-hvac-industry-2015-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>As a building owner or operator, keeping track of air conditioning and heating is a necessary evil. You may not have wanted to know it all about HVAC when you first started, but chances are you could hold your own in a conversation with any contractor.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/get-smart-5-trends-driving-hvac-industry-2015-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/get-smart-5-trends-driving-hvac-industry-2015-0#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Building Controls Heating Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:28:00 +0000 15891 at http://hpac.com <p>HVAC emissions will likely be federally cut in 2015 and for years to come.</p> 10 Things to Keep in Mind When Planning for Threats http://hpac.com/galleries/10-things-keep-mind-when-planning-threats <div class="node-body gallery-body">We live in what seem to be more dangerous times than ever before; without a plan for what to do in an emergency, chaos could ensue.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/10-things-keep-mind-when-planning-threats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/10-things-keep-mind-when-planning-threats#comments Galleries Building Controls Fire / Smoke Thu, 12 Feb 2015 16:35:00 +0000 15851 at http://hpac.com <p>Knowing your location will play a large role in protecting your building.</p> Roof Maintenance Essential to Take on Winter Storms http://hpac.com/building-controls/roof-maintenance-essential-take-winter-storms <div class="node-body article-body">When you manage a building, there’s enough to worry about during a winter storm without being concerned that the roof might collapse. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/roof-maintenance-essential-take-winter-storms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/roof-maintenance-essential-take-winter-storms#comments Building Controls Thu, 12 Feb 2015 16:07:00 +0000 15841 at http://hpac.com <p>Taking care of a roof in anticipation of a tough winter is necessary.</p> (Photo by John Normile/Getty Images)