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> <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 Thu, 26 May 2016 15:04:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1942 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1942 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the United States having entered the second world war, print advertisers focused on strong and pro-American imagery in 1942. Calls to action included donating scrap for the war effort, enlisting in the war effort, and defending America at all costs. This article features advertisements that appeared in HPAC Engineering in 1942.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1942" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1942#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 18 May 2016 18:23:00 +0000 24771 at http://hpac.com Adventures of Johnny Tundra, Cold-Weather Engineer: 'No Delay' http://hpac.com/galleries/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-no-delay <div class="node-body gallery-body">Early one January morning in northeast Montana, where even moderate winter conditions result in wind chills of 50 below, Twitch Griswold, facilities manager for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection station in Big Beaver, calls his old friend Johnny Tundra in a panic—the building’s four boilers are tripping out on high temperature every time Twitch turns around. Luckily for him, Johnny has his back.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-no-delay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-no-delay#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Piping / Pumping Tue, 10 May 2016 15:30:00 +0000 24521 at http://hpac.com York Fault Detection and Diagnostics http://hpac.com/new-products/york-fault-detection-and-diagnostics <div class="node-body article-body">York Fault Detection and Diagnostics (FDD) helps building professionals maximize rooftop-unit performance.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/york-fault-detection-and-diagnostics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/york-fault-detection-and-diagnostics#comments Air Conditioning New Products Products Building Controls IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 04 May 2016 15:59:00 +0000 24241 at http://hpac.com Danfoss Smart Store Solution http://hpac.com/new-products/danfoss-smart-store-solution <div class="node-body article-body">Danfoss Smart Store enhances food safety and lowers energy bills through integrated control of refrigeration, HVAC, lighting, and other applications.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/danfoss-smart-store-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/danfoss-smart-store-solution#comments Air Conditioning New Products Products Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 04 May 2016 15:18:00 +0000 24231 at http://hpac.com HVAC Contracting in 2030 http://hpac.com/internet-things/hvac-contracting-2030 <div class="node-body article-body">What will the world of HVAC contracting look like in 2030?</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/internet-things/hvac-contracting-2030" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/internet-things/hvac-contracting-2030#comments Air Conditioning Internet of Things Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:34:00 +0000 23991 at http://hpac.com Olivier Le Moal/iStock GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1941 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1941 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In 1941, print advertising focused intensely on patriotism and American support, using robust war imagery and pro-American messages. This article contains a selection of advertisements that appeared in HPAC Engineering in 1941.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1941" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1941#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:45:00 +0000 23601 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1940 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1940 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As U.S. forces continued to rearm in preparation for turbulence overseas, the Great Depression eased its grip on the American people in 1940. People were working and earning more and, in turn, buying more goods. Advertising agencies increased spending, stressing patriotism and support for the country. Here is a selection of advertisements that appeared in HPAC Engineering in 1940.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1940" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1940#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 06 Apr 2016 04:02:00 +0000 22981 at http://hpac.com School Integrates DDC for VRF to Improve Control, Energy Management http://hpac.com/building-controls/school-integrates-ddc-vrf-improve-control-energy-management <div class="field-byline"> By ALERTON </div> <div class="field-deck"> Units have built-in temperature, humidity sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When York County School Division renovated Magruder Elementary School, it chose to install variable refrigerant flow (VRF) for heating and cooling. The wall controllers supplied by the VRF manufacturer, however, lacked dual set points, night setback, and consistent interoperability across competing systems, restricting the school division’s ability to manage energy use.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/school-integrates-ddc-vrf-improve-control-energy-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/school-integrates-ddc-vrf-improve-control-energy-management#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating Mon, 04 Apr 2016 18:47:00 +0000 22931 at http://hpac.com Riptide Smart Building Solution for Small and Medium-Size Businesses http://hpac.com/new-products/riptide-smart-building-solution-small-and-medium-size-businesses <div class="node-body article-body">Focused on the retail and retail-food markets, Smart Building makes the benefits of automation accessible to owners of small to medium-size businesses.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/riptide-smart-building-solution-small-and-medium-size-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/riptide-smart-building-solution-small-and-medium-size-businesses#comments New Products Products Building Controls Mon, 04 Apr 2016 18:08:00 +0000 22921 at http://hpac.com