Heating http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7346/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 Design of a High-Temperature-Hot-Water-Plant Expansion http://hpac.com/heating/design-high-temperature-hot-water-plant-expansion <div class="field-byline"> By ERIC CHRENCIK, PE, RMF Engineering, Baltimore, Md. </div> <div class="field-deck"> How a university increased its heating capacity </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This article discusses generator selection, pump selection, consideration of system expansion and makeup, and stress analysis and piping layout for a recently completed high-temperature-hot-water- (HTHW-) plant expansion at George Mason University.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/design-high-temperature-hot-water-plant-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/design-high-temperature-hot-water-plant-expansion#comments Heating Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:08:00 +0000 30351 at http://hpac.com 16 Steps to Proper Boiler-Feed-Pump Selection http://hpac.com/heating/16-steps-proper-boiler-feed-pump-selection <div class="field-byline"> By STEVE CONNOR, Cleaver-Brooks, Thomasville, Ga., and JIM SWETYE, Grundfos Pumps, Columbus, Ohio </div> <div class="field-deck"> Choosing the right pump for an industrial steam boiler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For catastrophic failure and loss of life to be avoided, a steam boiler must have the correct amount of water. The feedwater pump has to be sized for flow that is a certain percentage higher than what the boiler requires for normal operation.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/16-steps-proper-boiler-feed-pump-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/16-steps-proper-boiler-feed-pump-selection#comments Heating Piping / Pumping Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:31:00 +0000 30341 at http://hpac.com Design of Dual-Return Boiler Systems http://hpac.com/heating/design-dual-return-boiler-systems <div class="field-byline"> By NERY D. HERNANDEZ, LEED AP BD+C, AERCO International Inc., Blauvelt, N.Y. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Maximizing hot-water-system efficiency </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Utilizing dual returns when configuring a hot-water system can result in an 8-percent improvement in efficiency, helping to lower operating expenses.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/design-dual-return-boiler-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/design-dual-return-boiler-systems#comments Heating Mon, 09 Jan 2017 20:43:00 +0000 30281 at http://hpac.com Oldest D.C. Luxury Apartment Building Restored to Former Heating Glory http://hpac.com/heating/oldest-dc-luxury-apartment-building-restored-former-heating-glory <div class="field-byline"> By WEIL-MCLAIN </div> <div class="field-deck"> Atmospheric draft steam boiler key to overhaul </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Built in 1901, the Mendota is the oldest luxury cooperative apartment building in Washington, D.C. After many years in operation, its gas steam boiler was becoming less and less reliable.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/oldest-dc-luxury-apartment-building-restored-former-heating-glory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/oldest-dc-luxury-apartment-building-restored-former-heating-glory#comments Heating Fri, 06 Jan 2017 17:12:00 +0000 30251 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 Stefan Brosick Joins Weil-McLain as General Manager http://hpac.com/heating/stefan-brosick-joins-weil-mclain-general-manager <div class="node-body article-body">Weil-McLain, designer and manufacturer of hydronic comfort heating systems for residential, commercial, and institutional buildings, recently named Stefan Brosick vice president and general manager.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/stefan-brosick-joins-weil-mclain-general-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/stefan-brosick-joins-weil-mclain-general-manager#comments Heating Wed, 28 Dec 2016 06:00:00 +0000 30151 at http://hpac.com WaterFurnace Names John Thomas President and CEO http://hpac.com/heating/waterfurnace-names-john-thomas-president-and-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">WaterFurnace International Inc., the Fort Wayne, Ind.-based manufacturer of geothermal and water-source heat pumps, recently named John C. Thomas president and chief executive officer.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/waterfurnace-names-john-thomas-president-and-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/waterfurnace-names-john-thomas-president-and-ceo#comments Heating Wed, 28 Dec 2016 05:36:00 +0000 30141 at http://hpac.com 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