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 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:51:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com 2017 AHR Expo Preview http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-preview <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 2017 edition of the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition is expected to be the largest event in the show’s 88-year history. Here is your guide to some of what awaits you at the Las Vegas Convention Center.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-preview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-preview#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo Galleries New Products Products Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:12:00 +0000 30241 at http://hpac.com Trends, Issues, and Best Practices in HVACR and Buildings 2017 http://hpac.com/archive/trends-issues-and-best-practices-hvacr-and-buildings-2017 <div class="field-byline"> Edited by SCOTT ARNOLD, Executive Editor, scott.arnold@penton.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A cross-section of HVACR and buildings professionals offer their views on industry trends and issues or provide tips and best practices to help readers get the most out of their systems in 2017</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/trends-issues-and-best-practices-hvacr-and-buildings-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/trends-issues-and-best-practices-hvacr-and-buildings-2017#comments Air Conditioning Internet of Things Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Archive Tue, 03 Jan 2017 23:36:00 +0000 30181 at http://hpac.com Chad Baker/DigitalVision In Case You Missed It: The Best of HPAC Engineering 2016 http://hpac.com/galleries/case-you-missed-it-best-hpac-engineering-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Counting down the most-viewed content posted on HPAC.com in 2016 ...</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/case-you-missed-it-best-hpac-engineering-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/case-you-missed-it-best-hpac-engineering-2016#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 21 Dec 2016 04:30:00 +0000 30051 at http://hpac.com ASTM Developing Standard to Aid Fire-Inspector Selection http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/astm-developing-standard-aid-fire-inspector-selection <div class="node-body article-body">ASTM International Committee E06 on Performance of Buildings is creating a standard that will help determine qualifications of people who want to serve as inspectors of certain fire-resistive materials.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/astm-developing-standard-aid-fire-inspector-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/astm-developing-standard-aid-fire-inspector-selection#comments Fire / Smoke Tue, 13 Dec 2016 18:56:00 +0000 30011 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