Heating http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1936 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1936 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the United States still suffering from the effects of the Depression, 1936 was a year of unemployment, struggle, and war. Here is a sampling of the advertisements that appeared in HPAC Engineering in 1936.</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/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1936" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1936#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 26 May 2015 19:42:00 +0000 17121 at http://hpac.com The Role of School HVAC in Student Performance http://hpac.com/blog/role-school-hvac-student-performance <div class="node-body blog-body">Green schools report lower absenteeism, better academic performance, and less faculty turnover. If schools in your community aren’t being designed and built to green standards, you need to ask your school board why.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/clarks-remarks">Clark&#039;s Remarks</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/role-school-hvac-student-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/role-school-hvac-student-performance#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Clark&#039;s Remarks Tue, 26 May 2015 18:37:00 +0000 17161 at http://hpac.com 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 View Webinar on School Summer HVAC Maintenance and Upgrades on Demand http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/view-webinar-school-summer-hvac-maintenance-and-upgrades-demand <div class="node-body article-body">HPAC Engineering’s May 14 webinar on important tasks that should be performed during summer break to ensure school HVAC systems operate reliably and efficiently throughout the school year is available for viewing on demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/view-webinar-school-summer-hvac-maintenance-and-upgrades-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/view-webinar-school-summer-hvac-maintenance-and-upgrades-demand#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 20 May 2015 02:35:00 +0000 17071 at http://hpac.com bizoo_n/iStock Thermostatic Radiator Valves for Multiunit Residential Buildings http://hpac.com/heating/thermostatic-radiator-valves-multiunit-residential-buildings <div class="field-byline"> By BILL BOSS, Danfoss, Baltimore, Md. </div> <div class="field-deck"> A simple, cost-effective way to combat overheating in older apartment buildings </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Most older multiunit residential buildings operate with traditional one- or two-pipe steam heating systems. Often, these systems are oversized and difficult to balance, leading tenants to complain their living space is either too hot or too cold.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/thermostatic-radiator-valves-multiunit-residential-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/thermostatic-radiator-valves-multiunit-residential-buildings#comments Heating Fri, 15 May 2015 03:19:00 +0000 17041 at http://hpac.com Spencer Platt/Getty Images ASHRAE 2015 Annual Conference: Spotlight on Commissioning, Labs http://hpac.com/training/ashrae-2015-annual-conference-spotlight-commissioning-labs <div class="node-body article-body">In terms of number of sessions submitted and scheduled, Building Operation, Maintenance and Optimization/Commissioning is the most popular track for ASHRAE’s 2015 Annual Conference.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/training/ashrae-2015-annual-conference-spotlight-commissioning-labs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/training/ashrae-2015-annual-conference-spotlight-commissioning-labs#comments Air Conditioning Training Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 12 May 2015 18:35:00 +0000 17021 at http://hpac.com Fortifying Building HVAC Systems Against Terrorist Attacks http://hpac.com/blog/fortifying-building-hvac-systems-against-terrorist-attacks <div class="node-body blog-body">Several years ago, I became aware of a technology that not only can protect the occupants of a building from a chemical, biological, or radiological attack, but limit the property owner’s liability if such an attack were to occur.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/clarks-remarks">Clark&#039;s Remarks</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/fortifying-building-hvac-systems-against-terrorist-attacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/fortifying-building-hvac-systems-against-terrorist-attacks#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Clark&#039;s Remarks Tue, 12 May 2015 16:16:00 +0000 17011 at http://hpac.com <p>john bigl/iStock</p> Free Webinar on School Summer HVAC Maintenance and System Upgrades Set http://hpac.com/webinars/free-webinar-school-summer-hvac-maintenance-and-system-upgrades-set <div class="node-body article-body">On Thursday, May 14, at 2 p.m. ET, join HPAC Engineering and sponsor Yaskawa America Inc. for a free webinar covering important tasks that should be performed during summer break to ensure school HVAC systems operate reliably and efficiently throughout the school year, providing good indoor-air quality and thermal and acoustical comfort for students and staff members.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/webinars/free-webinar-school-summer-hvac-maintenance-and-system-upgrades-set" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/webinars/free-webinar-school-summer-hvac-maintenance-and-system-upgrades-set#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Webinars Fri, 01 May 2015 20:35:00 +0000 16961 at http://hpac.com bizoo_n/iStock The Return of Johnny Tundra, Cold-Weather Engineer http://hpac.com/blog/return-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer <div class="node-body blog-body">Fifteen years ago, Ron Wilkinson became a commissioning authority. At the time, most commissioning case studies focused on problems of moisture incursion in air-conditioned buildings in hot and humid climates. Ron wanted to call attention to cold-weather problems in Northern Tier states and do it in a way “that was fun and that described the American ‘can-do’ attitude in the context of actual engineering problems.” The result: a series of mystery/adventure stories starring the “troubleshooter from Big Timber,” Johnny Tundra.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/scott-arnolds-blog">Scott Arnold&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/return-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/return-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer#comments Heating Scott Arnold&#039;s Blog Fri, 01 May 2015 15:50:00 +0000 16951 at http://hpac.com Adventures of Johnny Tundra, Cold-Weather Engineer: 'Don’t Shoot the Boiler' http://hpac.com/galleries/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-don-t-shoot-boiler <div class="field-byline"> By RON WILKINSON, PE, LEED AP, CPMP </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Despite a new roof, new attic insulation, and a new boiler, energy consumption at Fish & Wildlife Region 9 headquarters has skyrocketed. Facility manager Virgil “Eggshell” Coggeshell is fit to be tied. Luckily for him, his old pal Johnny Tundra drops by for a cup of joe.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-don-t-shoot-boiler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-don-t-shoot-boiler#comments Galleries Heating Fri, 01 May 2015 15:46:00 +0000 16881 at http://hpac.com