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> <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, 21 Jul 2016 13:31:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com Proposed ASTM Standard Would Aid Fire-Resistive-Material Inspections http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/proposed-astm-standard-would-aid-fire-resistive-material-inspections <div class="node-body article-body">A proposed standard from ASTM International provides a set of guidelines for conducting and reporting on-site inspections of fire-resistive materials.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/proposed-astm-standard-would-aid-fire-resistive-material-inspections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/proposed-astm-standard-would-aid-fire-resistive-material-inspections#comments Fire / Smoke Wed, 20 Jul 2016 01:15:00 +0000 27921 at http://hpac.com Entries for 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Awards Competition Sought http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/entries-2017-ahr-expo-innovation-awards-competition-sought <div class="node-body article-body">Companies planning to exhibit at the 2017 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition are encouraged to submit entries for the event’s Innovation Awards competition.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/entries-2017-ahr-expo-innovation-awards-competition-sought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/entries-2017-ahr-expo-innovation-awards-competition-sought#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo New Products Products Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:54:00 +0000 27091 at http://hpac.com 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 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