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 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 03:22:00 +0000 12391 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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 Addressable Fire-Alarm Control Panel Plays Key Role in Hotel’s Revival http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/addressable-fire-alarm-control-panel-plays-key-role-hotel-s-revival <div class="field-byline"> By POTTER ELECTRIC SIGNAL COMPANY LLC </div> <div class="field-deck"> Hotelier avoids need to rewire 25-story building </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Erected in 1965, Hotel Pontchartrain in Detroit went through many ownership and name changes before closing in 2009; years of neglect and poor management had taken their toll. When Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts set out to resurrect the 25-story, 422-room luxury hotel in 2012, the dated conventional, non-addressable fire system proved to be a hindrance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/addressable-fire-alarm-control-panel-plays-key-role-hotel-s-revival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/fire-smoke/addressable-fire-alarm-control-panel-plays-key-role-hotel-s-revival#comments Fire / Smoke Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:43:00 +0000 17601 at http://hpac.com 2015 Design Awards: From Big-Box Store to One-Stop Shop for Justice http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/2015-design-awards-big-box-store-one-stop-shop-justice <div class="node-body article-body">In 2011, the City of Kirkland, Wash., annexed several neighborhoods and saw its population surge. The police department expanded in personnel, but not in space, and soon felt squeezed in its 15,000-sq-ft area of City Hall. When a former wholesale warehouse became available, the city purchased the building with tax funds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/2015-design-awards-big-box-store-one-stop-shop-justice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/2015-design-awards-big-box-store-one-stop-shop-justice#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:13:00 +0000 17501 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Innovative HVACR Solutions, June 2015 http://hpac.com/products/gallery-innovative-hvacr-solutions-june-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The latest products from HPAC Engineering advertisers. Featuring cottonwood filter screens, closed-cell pipe insulation, fire and smoke detection and control products, building controls, and more!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/products/gallery-innovative-hvacr-solutions-june-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/products/gallery-innovative-hvacr-solutions-june-2015#comments Air Conditioning Galleries New Products Products Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 09 Jun 2015 15:56:00 +0000 17241 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="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="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="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="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>