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 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:31:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com To Retrofit or to Replace Your Building System, That Is the Question http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/retrofit-or-replace-your-building-system-question <div class="field-byline"> By MICHAEL BRUDERS and SHANNON LIPPOLD, Honeywell International Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> How to tell if your building system is at a crossroads or at the end of the line </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the passage of time, mechanical systems deteriorate and performance declines; that goes without saying. What is less clear is the line between retrofitting a system and replacing it.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/retrofit-or-replace-your-building-system-question" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/retrofit-or-replace-your-building-system-question#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:19:00 +0000 29821 at http://hpac.com John Lund/Paula Zacharias Choose Your Own (HVAC) Adventure: License to Engineer http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/choose-your-own-hvac-adventure-license-engineer <div class="field-byline"> By </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Congratulations! You just passed your PE exam. Do you stay in the mechanical department or transfer to the building-sciences department of your firm? Click here to begin your adventure!</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/choose-your-own-hvac-adventure-license-engineer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/choose-your-own-hvac-adventure-license-engineer#comments Air Conditioning Fire / Smoke Fri, 07 Oct 2016 02:00:00 +0000 29051 at http://hpac.com Ebert’s Law and Engineering Content http://hpac.com/blog/ebert-s-law-and-engineering-content <div class="node-body blog-body">In film reviews and his Movie Answer Man column, critic Roger Ebert would remind readers of Ebert’s Law, which states: “A movie is not about what it is about. It is about how it is about it.” At HPAC Engineering, we have been thinking a lot about how our content is about what it is about, which has inspired us to experiment with content forms not typically seen in technical publishing, the latest being "Choose Your Own (HVAC) Adventure," inspired by the popular series of interactive gamebooks for younger readers.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/ebert-s-law-and-engineering-content" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/ebert-s-law-and-engineering-content#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Scott Arnold&#039;s Blog Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:29:00 +0000 28981 at http://hpac.com NCA Manufacturing Fire Dampers http://hpac.com/new-products/nca-manufacturing-fire-dampers <div class="node-body article-body">NCA Manufacturing provides a wide array of fire dampers for applications that are UL-, ULC-, and California State Fire Marshall-listed.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/nca-manufacturing-fire-dampers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/nca-manufacturing-fire-dampers#comments New Products Products Fire / Smoke Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:14:00 +0000 28081 at http://hpac.com Ruskin DFD-LP Dynamic Fire Damper http://hpac.com/new-products/ruskin-dfd-lp-dynamic-fire-damper <div class="node-body article-body">DFD-LP is the only low-profile, integral-frame-sleeve, high-performance dynamic fire damper in the industry.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/ruskin-dfd-lp-dynamic-fire-damper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/ruskin-dfd-lp-dynamic-fire-damper#comments New Products Products Fire / Smoke Thu, 28 Jul 2016 02:47:00 +0000 28031 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