Fire / Smoke http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7345/more en Pottorff VFD-10D Curtain-Style Fire Damper http://hpac.com/new-products/pottorff-vfd-10d-curtain-style-fire-damper <div class="node-body article-body">At 120 in. by 72 in. and 72 in. by 120 in. at 2,000 fpm, VFD-10D is the largest multiple-section vertical dynamic-rated curtain-style fire damper in the industry.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/pottorff-vfd-10d-curtain-style-fire-damper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/pottorff-vfd-10d-curtain-style-fire-damper#comments New Products Products Fire / Smoke Mon, 27 Jun 2016 17:17:00 +0000 26451 at http://hpac.com 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 Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:52:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com Restricted-Substance Regulations and HVACR Equipment http://hpac.com/products/restricted-substance-regulations-and-hvacr-equipment <div class="field-byline"> By MATT QUINN, Intertek, Kanata, Ontario, Canada </div> <div class="field-deck"> Understanding directives prohibiting or limiting the use of hazardous materials in electrical and electronic products </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the world of manufacturing today, how and of what a product is made can be as important as how the product performs. Around the world, regulations meant to ensure the safety of those directly or indirectly impacted by a product’s creation are in place. These regulations impact most, if not all, equipment and components at play in the HVACR industry.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/products/restricted-substance-regulations-and-hvacr-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/products/restricted-substance-regulations-and-hvacr-equipment#comments Air Conditioning New Products Products Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 29 Mar 2016 18:42:00 +0000 22611 at http://hpac.com Image credit: Fuse National Fire Protection Association Launches Online Community http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/national-fire-protection-association-launches-online-community <div class="node-body article-body">The National Fire Protection Association recently announced the launch of NFPA Xchange, a free online community intended to allow users to connect, explore, share, and ask questions.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/national-fire-protection-association-launches-online-community" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/national-fire-protection-association-launches-online-community#comments Fire / Smoke Thu, 10 Mar 2016 18:54:00 +0000 22331 at http://hpac.com djvstock/iStock Giving Back: Making the HVAC Industry—and World—a Better Place http://hpac.com/blog/giving-back-making-hvac-industry-and-world-better-place <div class="node-body blog-body">When I became involved in HVAC in the late 1990s, I was pleasantly surprised to learn our industry, as competitive—some might even say ruthless or cutthroat—as it is, is actually quite generous when it comes to giving back to our communities and professions.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/giving-back-making-hvac-industry-and-world-better-place" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/giving-back-making-hvac-industry-and-world-better-place#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Clark&#039;s Remarks Tue, 08 Mar 2016 14:13:00 +0000 22291 at http://hpac.com <p>Tashatuvango/iStock</p> Airport Renovation Takes Flight With Help of Addressable Notification Appliances http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/airport-renovation-takes-flight-help-addressable-notification-appliances <div class="field-byline"> By Tyco SimplexGrinnell </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Recently, Tampa International Airport embarked on a three-year, billion-dollar renovation intended to make it a world-class international airport and a shopping and dining destination. Each of these goals brings a unique set of challenges regarding fire and life safety.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/airport-renovation-takes-flight-help-addressable-notification-appliances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/airport-renovation-takes-flight-help-addressable-notification-appliances#comments Fire / Smoke Mon, 14 Dec 2015 15:17:00 +0000 19231 at http://hpac.com Thinkstock Images GALLERY: Most Popular HPAC Engineering Fire- and Smoke-Control Content http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/gallery-most-popular-hpac-engineering-fire-and-smoke-control-content <div class="node-body gallery-body">Looking to broaden and deepen your knowledge about fire and smoke control? Here is your guide to HPAC Engineering's most-viewed fire-and-smoke-related content.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/gallery-most-popular-hpac-engineering-fire-and-smoke-control-content" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/gallery-most-popular-hpac-engineering-fire-and-smoke-control-content#comments Galleries Fire / Smoke Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:29:00 +0000 18001 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> <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 Addressable Fire-Alarm Control Panel Plays Key Role in Hotel’s Revival http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/addressable-fire-alarm-control-panel-plays-key-role-hotel-s-revival <div class="field-byline"> By POTTER ELECTRIC SIGNAL COMPANY LLC </div> <div class="field-deck"> Hotelier avoids need to rewire 25-story building </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Erected in 1965, Hotel Pontchartrain in Detroit went through many ownership and name changes before closing in 2009; years of neglect and poor management had taken their toll. When Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts set out to resurrect the 25-story, 422-room luxury hotel in 2012, the dated conventional, non-addressable fire system proved to be a hindrance.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/addressable-fire-alarm-control-panel-plays-key-role-hotel-s-revival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/addressable-fire-alarm-control-panel-plays-key-role-hotel-s-revival#comments Fire / Smoke Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:43:00 +0000 17601 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> <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