Fire / Smoke http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7345/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 Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:37:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com NFPA Guides on Fire Pumps, Related Components http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/nfpa-guides-fire-pumps-related-components <div class="node-body article-body">Milosh Puchovsky broke down how the NFPA 20: Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection should be properly applied to buildings.</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/fire-smoke/nfpa-guides-fire-pumps-related-components" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/nfpa-guides-fire-pumps-related-components#comments Fire / Smoke Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:48:00 +0000 16351 at http://hpac.com <p>Consulting-Specifying Engineer has a write up on fire pump installations.</p> (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) HVAC in Popular Movies: Did Hollywood Get It Right? 'The Incredibles' Edition http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right-incredibles-edition <div class="node-body article-body">Ron Wilkinson, a professional engineer who moonlights as a film critic, takes a look at 2004 computer-animated superhero comedy "The Incredibles" as part of HPAC Engineering’s ongoing series “HVAC in Popular Movies: Did Hollywood Get It Right?”</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/fire-smoke/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right-incredibles-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right-incredibles-edition#comments Fire / Smoke Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:21:00 +0000 16111 at http://hpac.com Wireless Fire Detection Systems Growing in Popularity http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/wireless-fire-detection-systems-growing-popularity <div class="node-body article-body">On Omaha.com, we read about wireless fire detection systems, a burgeoning technology that could take over the industry.</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/fire-smoke/wireless-fire-detection-systems-growing-popularity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/wireless-fire-detection-systems-growing-popularity#comments Fire / Smoke Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:03:00 +0000 16061 at http://hpac.com <p>Wireless fire detection systems are growing in popularity.</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> Another Tragic Reminder of the Need for Fire Prevention Near HVAC http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/another-tragic-reminder-need-fire-prevention-near-hvac <div class="node-body article-body">Tragedy struck in Dallas this week, as a construction fire in downtown Dallas killed three men. The Dallas Morning News reported that three Texas HVAC employees were cleaning water tanks at Thanksgiving Tower. </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/fire-smoke/another-tragic-reminder-need-fire-prevention-near-hvac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/another-tragic-reminder-need-fire-prevention-near-hvac#comments Fire / Smoke Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:18:00 +0000 15111 at http://hpac.com <p>Tragedy struck in Dallas this week, as a construction fire in downtown Dallas killed three men.</p> (Photo by Jonathan Alcorn/Getty Images) New Jersey Working Toward Law Requiring Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Schools, Buildings http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/new-jersey-working-toward-law-requiring-carbon-monoxide-detectors-schools-buildings <div class="node-body article-body">Lawmakers in New Jersey are looking at creating a new state law that would require each commercial building and school to have carbon monoxide detectors, according to The Record.</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/fire-smoke/new-jersey-working-toward-law-requiring-carbon-monoxide-detectors-schools-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/new-jersey-working-toward-law-requiring-carbon-monoxide-detectors-schools-buildings#comments Fire / Smoke Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:09:00 +0000 15091 at http://hpac.com <p>Lawmakers in New Jersey are looking at creating a new state law that would require each commercial building and school to have carbon monoxide detectors, according to The Record.</p> (Photo illustration by George Frey/Getty Images) 6 Examples of Why You Should Prevent Building Fires With Proper Maintenance http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/6-examples-why-you-should-prevent-building-fires-proper-maintenance <div class="node-body gallery-body">The easiest way to put out a fire is to stop it before it starts. For facility managers, this means focusing on maintenance across entire buildings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/6-examples-why-you-should-prevent-building-fires-proper-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/6-examples-why-you-should-prevent-building-fires-proper-maintenance#comments Fire / Smoke Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:18:00 +0000 14951 at http://hpac.com <p>The easiest way to put out a fire is to stop it before it starts. For facility managers, this means focusing on maintenance across entire buildings.</p> Frequently Check Buildings for Fire Risks http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/frequently-check-buildings-fire-risks <div class="node-body article-body">Whether you’re in Sydney or here in the U.S., it is imperative for building managers and owners to frequently check that their buildings are not at risk for fire.</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/fire-smoke/frequently-check-buildings-fire-risks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/frequently-check-buildings-fire-risks#comments Fire / Smoke Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:05:00 +0000 14921 at http://hpac.com <p>A story printed in the Sydney Morning Herald found that high-rise towers in Melbourne may be at risk for damage by fire.</p> (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) Putting up Office Holiday Decorations? Keep Safety in Mind http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/putting-office-holiday-decorations-keep-safety-mind <div class="node-body article-body">We want to celebrate the holidays and make an office atmosphere cheerful, but also must be cognizant of the fire risks. </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/fire-smoke/putting-office-holiday-decorations-keep-safety-mind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/putting-office-holiday-decorations-keep-safety-mind#comments Fire / Smoke Fri, 05 Dec 2014 17:44:00 +0000 14891 at http://hpac.com <p>Remember to account for fire risks during the holidays.</p> (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)