Heating http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1931 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1931 <div class="field-byline"> Edited by Connie Conklin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">1931 was a year of great American classics: Charlie Chaplin in the theaters, baseball legends Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth, the first Dracula movie, and convicted gangster Al Capone. But the classics in the heating, piping, and air conditioning industry belong to our advertisers! Take a walk through history with these vintage ads.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1931" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1931#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:45:00 +0000 13821 at http://hpac.com 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="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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, 20 Aug 2014 15:03:00 +0000 5355 at http://hpac.com Samsung Electronics America to Acquire Quietside Corp. http://hpac.com/heating/samsung-electronics-america-acquire-quietside-corp <div class="node-body article-body">Samsung Electronics America Inc., the Ridgefield Park, N.J.-based provider of digital consumer electronics and information-technology products, announced today it has agreed to acquire Quietside Corp., provider of comfort products for homes and businesses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/samsung-electronics-america-acquire-quietside-corp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/samsung-electronics-america-acquire-quietside-corp#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:22:00 +0000 13781 at http://hpac.com Thinkstock Calendar of HVACR Training and Education Events http://hpac.com/archive/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/archive/calendar-hvacr-training-and-education-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/calendar-hvacr-training-and-education-events#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Archive Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:53:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com HPAC Engineering Advisor and Past ASHRAE President Bill Coad Dies http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/hpac-engineering-advisor-and-past-ashrae-president-bill-coad-dies <div class="node-body article-body">Longtime HPAC Engineering Editorial Advisory Board member and past ASHRAE president William J. “Bill” Coad died Aug. 9.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/hpac-engineering-advisor-and-past-ashrae-president-bill-coad-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/hpac-engineering-advisor-and-past-ashrae-president-bill-coad-dies#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:15:00 +0000 13761 at http://hpac.com ASHRAE Announces Fall 2014 Online Courses http://hpac.com/building-controls/ashrae-announces-fall-2014-online-courses <div class="node-body article-body">ASHRAE Learning Institute recently announced its Fall 2014 series of online courses, which includes a new course, “Building Demand Response and the Coming Smart Grid.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/ashrae-announces-fall-2014-online-courses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/ashrae-announces-fall-2014-online-courses#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:55:00 +0000 13751 at http://hpac.com Papers Sought for 2015 ASHRAE Annual Conference http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/papers-sought-2015-ashrae-annual-conference <div class="node-body article-body">ASHRAE is seeking papers for its 2015 Annual Conference, which will be held June 27 to July 1 in Atlanta.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/papers-sought-2015-ashrae-annual-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/papers-sought-2015-ashrae-annual-conference#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:45:00 +0000 13721 at http://hpac.com Global Swarming: Protecting Buildings From Biological Invasion http://hpac.com/blog/global-swarming-protecting-buildings-biological-invasion <div class="node-body blog-body">On July 1, U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized a shipment of 67 giant African snails, also known as land snails, at Los Angeles International Airport. Though considered a gastronomical delight by some, the snails are not your ordinary escargot.</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/global-swarming-protecting-buildings-biological-invasion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/global-swarming-protecting-buildings-biological-invasion#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Clark&#039;s Remarks Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:58:00 +0000 13711 at http://hpac.com <p>Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images</p> HVAC in Popular Movies: Did Hollywood Get It Right? http://hpac.com/galleries/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right <div class="node-body article-body">Hollywood long has been known for—ahem—taking liberties with the truth (just ask any composite character). In this video gallery, longtime HPAC Engineering Editorial Advisory Board member Ron Wilkinson, a professional engineer who moonlights as a film critic, takes a look at 11 movies and two TV series whose makers were not about to let HVAC fundamentals get in the way of a good story.</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/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Heating IAQ & Ventilation Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:33:00 +0000 12911 at http://hpac.com <p>Kiefer Sutherland attends the UK premiere of &quot;24: Live Another Day&quot; at Old Billingsgate Market in London May 6, 2014. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)</p> Photo by Getty Images What Owners Need to Know About … Duct-Free HVAC http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/what-owners-need-know-about-duct-free-hvac <div class="field-byline"> By PAMELA ANDROFF, PE, LEED AP; Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling &amp; Heating Division; Suwanee, Ga. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Seven key characteristics of variable-refrigerant-flow zoning systems </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The fastest-growing segment of the U.S. HVAC market, variable-refrigerant-flow (VRF) zoning is a flexible, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly HVAC option for commercial buildings with multiple floors and areas. This article discusses seven primary characteristics of VRF zoning technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/what-owners-need-know-about-duct-free-hvac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/what-owners-need-know-about-duct-free-hvac#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Silver Wed, 06 Aug 2014 18:43:00 +0000 13661 at http://hpac.com