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, 21 May 2015 15:40:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com U.S. Summer 2015 Weather Forecast: Is Your Building Ready? http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/us-summer-2015-weather-forecast-your-building-ready <div class="node-body article-body">Warmth and dryness will build in the western United States during the summer of 2015, worsening the historical drought conditions that have plagued California for four straight years, while the Gulf Coast will experience an abundance of moisture, raising concerns for flooding at times, AccuWeather Inc. predicts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/us-summer-2015-weather-forecast-your-building-ready" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/us-summer-2015-weather-forecast-your-building-ready#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Tue, 05 May 2015 18:29:00 +0000 17001 at http://hpac.com digidreamgrafix/iStock Meet the HPAC Engineering Editorial Advisory Board http://hpac.com/editorial-advisory-board <div class="node-body article-body">HPAC Engineering's Editorial Advisory Board is comprised of distinguished professionals serving the HVACR industry. Possessing expertise in various engineering and scientific fields, they provide valuable assistance to the magazine's efforts.</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/editorial-advisory-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/editorial-advisory-board#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Archive Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:03:00 +0000 5355 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>