Heating http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1932 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1932 <div class="field-byline"> Edited by Connie Conklin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Being in the midst of the Great Depression, 1932 saw many people and businesses struggle, but always looking ahead to the future. Americans held their heads high in the Winter Olympics at Lake Placid and at the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly the transatlantic flight solo, and in Washington, D.C., the FBI Crime Lab officially opened. Here you can view a sample of some advertisers who were not afraid to look ahead!</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-1932" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1932#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:19:00 +0000 14151 at http://hpac.com 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, 30 Sep 2014 01:42:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com 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 13 movies and three 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 Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:18:00 +0000 12911 at http://hpac.com <p>Vince Vaughn (back), Julianne Moore, Jeff Goldblum, and an unexpected guest in a scene from 1997&#39;s &quot;The Lost World: Jurassic Park,&quot; the sequel to &quot;Jurassic Park.&quot; (Photo by Getty Images)</p> Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Armstrong International, Cleaver-Brooks Offering Steam/Boiler Course http://hpac.com/heating/armstrong-international-cleaver-brooks-offering-steamboiler-course <div class="node-body article-body">Armstrong International and Cleaver-Brooks are joining forces for Empowering Steam Best Practices, a two-day interactive training program to be held Oct. 21 and 22 at Armstrong University in Three Rivers, Mich.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/armstrong-international-cleaver-brooks-offering-steamboiler-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/armstrong-international-cleaver-brooks-offering-steamboiler-course#comments Heating Mon, 15 Sep 2014 01:57:00 +0000 14041 at http://hpac.com Product Spotlight, September 2014: Boiler Systems http://hpac.com/galleries/product-spotlight-september-2014-boiler-systems <div class="field-byline"> Connie Conklin </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Products for Boiler System Engineering include a grease-duct system, Fire-tube boilers and a boiler-corrosion inhibitor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/product-spotlight-september-2014-boiler-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/product-spotlight-september-2014-boiler-systems#comments Galleries Heating Piping / Pumping Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:03:00 +0000 14011 at http://hpac.com Optimizing Heat Transfer in Steam Heating Systems http://hpac.com/heating/optimizing-heat-transfer-steam-heating-systems <div class="field-byline"> By GARY W. WAMSLEY, PE, CEM, JoGar Energy Services, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Maximizing steam-heat-exchanger performance </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Has your facility experienced a steam-system (air heater, fuel-oil heater, water heater, or platen-type press) heating problem that engineering and maintenance has been unable to resolve? This article provides a practical and theoretical discussion about improving steam systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/optimizing-heat-transfer-steam-heating-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/optimizing-heat-transfer-steam-heating-systems#comments Heating Silver Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:37:00 +0000 13981 at http://hpac.com Selecting a Boiler Stack http://hpac.com/heating/selecting-boiler-stack <div class="field-byline"> By MARC ANDRÉ SÉGUIN, Cleaver-Brooks, Thomasville, Ga. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Key considerations for selection and installation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Successful boiler operation is highly dependent on exhaust-system design and installation, as boiler inefficiency, burner shutdown, and flame-ignition failure upon startup can result from a poorly designed stack system. This article discusses key considerations when selecting and installing a boiler stack.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/selecting-boiler-stack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/selecting-boiler-stack#comments Heating Silver Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:44:00 +0000 13991 at http://hpac.com <p>Incorporating an exhaust system with the latest technology can increase boiler efficiency.</p> What Owners Need to Know About ... School Fall/Winter HVAC Maintenance http://hpac.com/heating/what-owners-need-know-about-school-fallwinter-hvac-maintenance <div class="field-byline"> By JAMES G. MACMILLAN, PE, LEED AP BD+C; Karpinski Engineering; Cleveland, Ohio </div> <div class="field-deck"> Seven tips for keeping K-12 schools in session and under budget </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fall and winter HVAC maintenance has unique challenges. Proper planning, inspection, and response are critical to successful and cost-effective building operation. Here are seven tips for keeping K-12 schools in session and under budget.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/what-owners-need-know-about-school-fallwinter-hvac-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/what-owners-need-know-about-school-fallwinter-hvac-maintenance#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Silver Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:36:00 +0000 13971 at http://hpac.com Apartment Complex Cuts Fuel Use by 15% and Service Calls to Zero http://hpac.com/heating/apartment-complex-cuts-fuel-use-15-and-service-calls-zero <div class="field-byline"> By VIESSMANN MANUFACTURING COMPANY INC. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Installs gas condensing boilers and hot-water tanks </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At Canterbury Apartment Homes, each of 16 30-unit buildings was served by four boilers and one 50-gal. domestic-hot-water tank installed in 1972. During winter, the boilers ran 24/7, frequently breaking down at seemingly the least convenient times and generating as many as seven or eight service calls a day—or night.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/apartment-complex-cuts-fuel-use-15-and-service-calls-zero" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/apartment-complex-cuts-fuel-use-15-and-service-calls-zero#comments Heating Design Solutions Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:28:00 +0000 13961 at http://hpac.com <p>Vitodens 200-W, B2HA 150 wall-mounted, gas-fired condensing boilers.</p> LP and Gas Condensing Boilers Used in New and Retrofit School Projects http://hpac.com/heating/lp-and-gas-condensing-boilers-used-new-and-retrofit-school-projects <div class="field-byline"> By BOSCH THERMOTECHNOLOGY CORP. </div> <div class="field-deck"> High-efficiency units contribute to LEED certification </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Since 2012, Redmond School District has utilized Buderus SB boilers in both a newly built high school and in an existing high school that underwent extensive remodeling.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/lp-and-gas-condensing-boilers-used-new-and-retrofit-school-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/lp-and-gas-condensing-boilers-used-new-and-retrofit-school-projects#comments Heating Design Solutions Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:40:00 +0000 13951 at http://hpac.com <p>Buderus SB745 condensing boilers installed at Redmond High School.</p>