Heating http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en AERCO International Appoints James Dagley President http://hpac.com/heating/aerco-international-appoints-james-dagley-president <div class="node-body article-body">AERCO International, a Watts company and supplier of boilers and water-heating products, recently appointed James F. Dagley president.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/aerco-international-appoints-james-dagley-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/aerco-international-appoints-james-dagley-president#comments Heating Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:53:00 +0000 27971 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> <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 Jul 2016 13:31:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com Adventures of Johnny Tundra, Cold-Weather Engineer: 'Plugging a Government Leak' http://hpac.com/heating/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-plugging-government-leak <div class="node-body gallery-body">There is a leak at the highest reaches of the Montana state government—the kind not associated with a loose-lipped staffer, but, rather, a safety relief valve on a 40-year-old boiler. The supervisor of facilities maintenance and operations, Hank Hoovestahl, wishes the environmental guys who decided to connect the steam boiler to a newer hydronic boiler would have talked to the O&M staff first. Luckily for Hank, he does not have to ask his pal Johnny Tundra twice for help.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-plugging-government-leak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-plugging-government-leak#comments Galleries Heating Piping / Pumping Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:14:00 +0000 27931 at http://hpac.com Cleaver-Brooks, Grundfos Set Webinars on Boiler-Room Pumping Systems http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/cleaver-brooks-grundfos-set-webinars-boiler-room-pumping-systems <div class="node-body article-body">Cleaver-Brooks and Grundfos Pumps Corp. will host a three-part series of free webinars on pumping systems used in boiler rooms.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/cleaver-brooks-grundfos-set-webinars-boiler-room-pumping-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/cleaver-brooks-grundfos-set-webinars-boiler-room-pumping-systems#comments Heating Piping / Pumping Mon, 18 Jul 2016 20:08:00 +0000 27851 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1943 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1943 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Advertisements in 1943 encouraged Americans to join and support the war effort. Large machines, ships, and trucks were popular visuals; unification and work were common themes. Here is a selection of advertisements that appeared in HPAC Engineering in 1943.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1943" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1943#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:02:00 +0000 27381 at http://hpac.com Samsung HVAC Offering Contractor Training http://hpac.com/training/samsung-hvac-offering-contractor-training <div class="node-body article-body">Promising a “state-of-the-art training platform with a true hands-on experience,” Samsung HVAC offers training geared toward HVAC contractors through Samsung HVAC University.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/training/samsung-hvac-offering-contractor-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/training/samsung-hvac-offering-contractor-training#comments Air Conditioning Training Heating IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:27:00 +0000 27331 at http://hpac.com School District Does Its Homework, Chooses Variable Refrigerant Volume http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/school-district-does-its-homework-chooses-variable-refrigerant-volume <div class="field-byline"> By DAIKIN </div> <div class="field-deck"> Systems help schools reduce energy expenditures </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hazelwood School District includes more than 30 buildings. The HVAC systems in most of those buildings were 15 to 25 years old, and maintenance costs were rising. Tom Mangogna and his engineering staff felt there had to be more efficient systems on the market.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/school-district-does-its-homework-chooses-variable-refrigerant-volume" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/school-district-does-its-homework-chooses-variable-refrigerant-volume#comments Air Conditioning Heating Fri, 01 Jul 2016 14:15:00 +0000 27141 at http://hpac.com Entries for 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Awards Competition Sought http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/entries-2017-ahr-expo-innovation-awards-competition-sought <div class="node-body article-body">Companies planning to exhibit at the 2017 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition are encouraged to submit entries for the event’s Innovation Awards competition.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/entries-2017-ahr-expo-innovation-awards-competition-sought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/entries-2017-ahr-expo-innovation-awards-competition-sought#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo New Products Products Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:54:00 +0000 27091 at http://hpac.com Lunching and Learning: Food for Thought on a Geothermal-Heat-Pump-System Design http://hpac.com/heating/lunching-and-learning-food-thought-geothermal-heat-pump-system-design <div class="field-byline"> By JEFFREY NEWCOMB, PE, MBA, LEED AP; IEFM Consulting Engineers; Coal Valley, Ill. </div> <div class="field-deck"> An engineer gains a new perspective on his design </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fred, a mechanical engineer, and William, a civil engineer, had been friends for years and met weekly for lunch at their favorite restaurant. The waitress had barely finished taking their orders when Fred asked William: “Are you familiar with geothermal heat-pump systems? I have a twist I am looking at for a new project. Actually, it all started as a result of a fishing trip.”</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/lunching-and-learning-food-thought-geothermal-heat-pump-system-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/lunching-and-learning-food-thought-geothermal-heat-pump-system-design#comments Air Conditioning Heating Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:21:00 +0000 27081 at http://hpac.com Outstanding Achievements Recognized at 2016 ASHRAE Annual Conference http://hpac.com/heating/outstanding-achievements-recognized-2016-ashrae-annual-conference <div class="node-body article-body">Ninety-two people were recognized for their contributions to ASHRAE and the built-environment industry during ASHRAE’s 2016 Annual Conference, being held June 25-29 in St. Louis.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/outstanding-achievements-recognized-2016-ashrae-annual-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/outstanding-achievements-recognized-2016-ashrae-annual-conference#comments Air Conditioning Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Wed, 29 Jun 2016 02:51:00 +0000 26741 at http://hpac.com