Heating http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1937 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1937 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Advertising was being used as a public-relations tool for businesses in 1937. Ads shifted away from propaganda and veered toward a more educationally driven, campaign-themed approach. Take a look at a few of the many advertisements appearing in HPAC Engineering, then called Heating, Piping and Air Conditioning, in 1937.</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-1937" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1937#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:26:00 +0000 17181 at http://hpac.com World’s First 1,000-hp, Low-NOx Mobile Boiler Room in Production http://hpac.com/new-products/world-s-first-1000-hp-low-nox-mobile-boiler-room-production <div class="node-body article-body">Nationwide Boiler Inc. has begun production of the world’s first 1,000-hp mobile boiler room.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/world-s-first-1000-hp-low-nox-mobile-boiler-room-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/world-s-first-1000-hp-low-nox-mobile-boiler-room-production#comments New Products Products Heating Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:42:00 +0000 17561 at http://hpac.com 2015 Design Awards: From Big-Box Store to One-Stop Shop for Justice http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/2015-design-awards-big-box-store-one-stop-shop-justice <div class="node-body article-body">In 2011, the City of Kirkland, Wash., annexed several neighborhoods and saw its population surge. The police department expanded in personnel, but not in space, and soon felt squeezed in its 15,000-sq-ft area of City Hall. When a former wholesale warehouse became available, the city purchased the building with tax funds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/2015-design-awards-big-box-store-one-stop-shop-justice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/2015-design-awards-big-box-store-one-stop-shop-justice#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:13:00 +0000 17501 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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, 18 Jun 2015 14:33:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com Samsung/Quietside Relocates Texas Office and Warehouse http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/samsungquietside-relocates-texas-office-and-warehouse <div class="node-body article-body">Samsung HVAC recently moved its Texas operation, office, and warehouse to Roanoke, Texas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/samsungquietside-relocates-texas-office-and-warehouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/samsungquietside-relocates-texas-office-and-warehouse#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 17 Jun 2015 19:41:00 +0000 17451 at http://hpac.com 2015 ASHRAE Handbook Focuses on HVAC Applications http://hpac.com/archive/2015-ashrae-handbook-focuses-hvac-applications <div class="node-body article-body">New chapters on smart building systems and moisture management in buildings are included in the 2015 edition of ASHRAE Handbook—HVAC Applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/2015-ashrae-handbook-focuses-hvac-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/2015-ashrae-handbook-focuses-hvac-applications#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Archive Wed, 17 Jun 2015 04:01:00 +0000 17441 at http://hpac.com Adventures of Johnny Tundra, Cold-Weather Engineer: ‘Rx for a Feverish Drug-Storage Room’ http://hpac.com/galleries/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-rx-feverish-drug-storage-room <div class="node-body gallery-body">At Stony End Home for the Aged, facilities manager Thatcher “Thatch” McGowan is feeling the heat—in more ways than one. The colder it gets outside, the warmer it seems to get in the pharmaceutical storage room. If drugs have to be destroyed for being stored out of compliance, the superintendent vows to use Thatch’s carcass to test the incinerator! Luckily for Thatch, his pal Johnny Tundra is making the rounds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-rx-feverish-drug-storage-room" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/adventures-johnny-tundra-cold-weather-engineer-rx-feverish-drug-storage-room#comments Galleries Heating Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:25:00 +0000 17421 at http://hpac.com Real-Life Results of Burner Retrofits http://hpac.com/heating/real-life-results-burner-retrofits <div class="field-byline"> By STEVE CONNOR and DAVID LUCAS, Cleaver-Brooks, Thomasville, Ga. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Cost, emission, reliability, and safety impacts </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Typically, after 10 to 15 years of service, a burner loses effectiveness and sees its efficiency plummet. Replacing a legacy burner with a new one that has a higher turndown capability and advanced controls can yield numerous benefits, including fuel savings, reduced emissions, improved reliability, and increased safety.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/real-life-results-burner-retrofits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/real-life-results-burner-retrofits#comments Heating Thu, 11 Jun 2015 16:22:00 +0000 17301 at http://hpac.com Fire-Tube Boiler Key Contributor in Cold-Climate Condo Conversion http://hpac.com/heating/fire-tube-boiler-key-contributor-cold-climate-condo-conversion <div class="field-byline"> By LOCHINVAR LLC </div> <div class="field-deck"> Serves as sole heat source for makeup-air unit </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In 2014, a six-story office building in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, was converted to a mixed-use condominium complex. With the exception of the concrete floors and walls, the renovation extended to all parts of the building, including the plumbing and HVAC system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/fire-tube-boiler-key-contributor-cold-climate-condo-conversion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/fire-tube-boiler-key-contributor-cold-climate-condo-conversion#comments Heating Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:49:00 +0000 17291 at http://hpac.com Biomass District Energy Provides Economic, Environmental Benefits http://hpac.com/heating/biomass-district-energy-provides-economic-environmental-benefits <div class="field-byline"> By HURST BOILER &amp; WELDING CO. INC. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Reduces carbon emissions, reliance on fossil fuels </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When John Cressy became facilities director for Sullivan County, N.H., a study of the feasibility of utilizing biomass was under way. The project ended up being shelved. Then, the Wood Education and Resource Center offered to do a new study. “The study blew our minds,” Cressy said. “The numbers looked almost too good to be true.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/biomass-district-energy-provides-economic-environmental-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/biomass-district-energy-provides-economic-environmental-benefits#comments Heating Wed, 10 Jun 2015 19:00:00 +0000 17281 at http://hpac.com