Heating http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en Is This the End of PACE? http://hpac.com/blog/end-pace <div class="node-body blog-body">Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) is a unique means of financing energy-efficiency improvements. New legislation could have a chilling, even fatal, effect on state-enabled PACE programs.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/end-pace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/end-pace#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Clark&#039;s Remarks Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:10:00 +0000 31391 at http://hpac.com <p>PhonlamaiPhoto/iStock/Thinkstock</p> 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, 25 Apr 2017 19:00:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com ASHRAE, IOR Strengthen Partnership With New MoU Agreement http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/ashrae-ior-strengthen-partnership-new-mou-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">As part of the agreement, ASHRAE and IOU will explore ways to make technical information more accessible to both memberships. </div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/ashrae-ior-strengthen-partnership-new-mou-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/ashrae-ior-strengthen-partnership-new-mou-agreement#comments Air Conditioning Heating Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:01:00 +0000 31321 at http://hpac.com A Patient’s-Eye View of Hospital IEQ http://hpac.com/blog/patient-s-eye-view-hospital-ieq <div class="node-body blog-body">In June 2013, I committed to blogging regularly for HPAC Engineering. Through the first nearly four years, I am proud to say, I never missed a deadline—until last month, that is.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/patient-s-eye-view-hospital-ieq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/patient-s-eye-view-hospital-ieq#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Clark&#039;s Remarks Tue, 11 Apr 2017 14:27:00 +0000 31291 at http://hpac.com <p>hxdbzxy/iStock/Thinkstock</p> Honeywell Lands Largest Performance Contract in Air Force History http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/honeywell-lands-largest-performance-contract-air-force-history <div class="node-body article-body">Honeywell and the U.S. Air Force recently announced a $243 million facility-modernization project at Tinker Air Force Base expected to reduce energy consumption by 23 percent and save $20.5 million in energy and operational costs a year.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/honeywell-lands-largest-performance-contract-air-force-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/honeywell-lands-largest-performance-contract-air-force-history#comments Air Conditioning Heating Wed, 05 Apr 2017 04:02:00 +0000 31251 at http://hpac.com jivz/iStock/Thinkstock Spirax Sarco Basic Steam-Boiler Course Set http://hpac.com/heating/spirax-sarco-basic-steam-boiler-course-set <div class="node-body article-body">Spirax Sarco, provider of products and services for steam-system management, will hold a five-day course, Basic Steam Boiler Operator Training, May 1-5 at its training facility in Blythewood, S.C.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/spirax-sarco-basic-steam-boiler-course-set" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/spirax-sarco-basic-steam-boiler-course-set#comments Training Heating Tue, 04 Apr 2017 18:28:00 +0000 31231 at http://hpac.com Building-Professionals Roundtable on Zero-Net-Energy Buildings http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/building-professionals-roundtable-zero-net-energy-buildings-0 <div class="field-deck"> Panel takes questions from HPAC Engineering readers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">HPAC Engineering assembles a panel of buildings professionals well-versed on the subject of zero-net-energy (also known as zero-energy, net-zero-energy, or net-zero) buildings and puts to them a series of questions submitted by readers.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/building-professionals-roundtable-zero-net-energy-buildings-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/building-professionals-roundtable-zero-net-energy-buildings-0#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Mon, 03 Apr 2017 17:44:00 +0000 31221 at http://hpac.com 123ArtistImages/iStock/Thinkstock Optimizing Building Energy Performance Through Commissioning http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/optimizing-building-energy-performance-through-commissioning <div class="field-byline"> By BRIAN RATCLIFF, Schneider Electric, Dallas, Texas </div> <div class="field-deck"> Benefits, types, and the process of this means of managing and reducing energy consumption and related costs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">According to research, as much as 20 percent of a commercial building’s energy consumption can be attributed to poorly operating systems. Commissioning is a low-cost solution estimated to deliver energy savings of 5 to 25 percent in buildings.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/optimizing-building-energy-performance-through-commissioning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/optimizing-building-energy-performance-through-commissioning#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Gold Mon, 03 Apr 2017 15:41:00 +0000 31201 at http://hpac.com Kheng ho Toh/Hemera/Thinkstock Geothermal Heating, Cooling System Helping Winery Crush Energy Costs http://hpac.com/heating/geothermal-heating-cooling-system-helping-winery-crush-energy-costs <div class="field-byline"> By GEOSTAR </div> <div class="field-deck"> Vintner saving $10,000 to $12,000 annually </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hunt Country Vineyards is no stranger to accolades. But wines are not all for which the vintner has been recognized. In 2015, it received the New York Geothermal Energy Organization’s Top Job award for its geothermal heating and cooling system.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/geothermal-heating-cooling-system-helping-winery-crush-energy-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/geothermal-heating-cooling-system-helping-winery-crush-energy-costs#comments Air Conditioning Heating Thu, 30 Mar 2017 21:36:00 +0000 31181 at http://hpac.com Modular Chillers Reduce Energy, Ownership Costs, Ensure Uptime http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/modular-chillers-reduce-energy-ownership-costs-ensure-uptime <div class="field-byline"> By CLIMACOOL CORP. </div> <div class="field-deck"> System provides simultaneous heating and cooling </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As it prepared to embark on an expansion, the Buck Institute for Research on Aging sought a new geothermal-exchange ground-loop system to better manage load.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/modular-chillers-reduce-energy-ownership-costs-ensure-uptime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/modular-chillers-reduce-energy-ownership-costs-ensure-uptime#comments Air Conditioning Heating Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:47:00 +0000 31171 at http://hpac.com