Heating http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en To Retrofit or to Replace Your Building System, That Is the Question http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/retrofit-or-replace-your-building-system-question <div class="field-byline"> By MICHAEL BRUDERS and SHANNON LIPPOLD, Honeywell International Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> How to tell if your building system is at a crossroads or at the end of the line </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the passage of time, mechanical systems deteriorate and performance declines; that goes without saying. What is less clear is the line between retrofitting a system and replacing it.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/retrofit-or-replace-your-building-system-question" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/retrofit-or-replace-your-building-system-question#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:19:00 +0000 29821 at http://hpac.com John Lund/Paula Zacharias Spirax Sarco TD46M Thermodynamic Steam Traps http://hpac.com/new-products/spirax-sarco-td46m-thermodynamic-steam-traps <div class="node-body article-body">TD46M thermodynamic steam traps offer a robust solution for medium-pressure applications requiring quick venting of air during startup and reduced warmup time.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/spirax-sarco-td46m-thermodynamic-steam-traps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/spirax-sarco-td46m-thermodynamic-steam-traps#comments New Products Products Heating Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:42:00 +0000 29771 at http://hpac.com Watts Radiant ThermalPro Boiler Stations http://hpac.com/new-products/watts-radiant-thermalpro-boiler-stations <div class="node-body article-body">The new generation of ThermalPro boiler stations features superior insulation and expanded pump choices.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/watts-radiant-thermalpro-boiler-stations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/watts-radiant-thermalpro-boiler-stations#comments New Products Products Heating Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:33:00 +0000 29761 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1944 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1944 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Advertising in 1944 stressed sacrifice and that the people of the United States were in the fight together. Still patriotic, ads began to sell a “postwar dream.” In the ads, companies would feature goods and services not yet available to the public in the hope of being well-positioned when the war finally ended. Cast in a poor light during the Great Depression, many companies sought to redeem their public image with postwar promises. An Allied victory was expected to bring forth a new era of prosperity.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1944" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1944#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:32:00 +0000 29631 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 Mon, 21 Nov 2016 19:15:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com WaterFurnace Restructures, Creating Executive-Level, Director Posts http://hpac.com/heating/waterfurnace-restructures-creating-executive-level-director-posts <div class="node-body article-body">WaterFurnace International Inc., manufacturer of geothermal and water-source heat pumps, has named Jason Bose to the new position of vice president commercial sales.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/waterfurnace-restructures-creating-executive-level-director-posts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/waterfurnace-restructures-creating-executive-level-director-posts#comments Heating Tue, 15 Nov 2016 19:52:00 +0000 29561 at http://hpac.com Overhaul of WSHP System Improves Energy Performance, Reduces Water Use http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/overhaul-wshp-system-improves-energy-performance-reduces-water-use <div class="field-byline"> By JOHN VASTYAN, Common Ground, Manheim, Pa. </div> <div class="field-deck"> New cooling towers yield yearly savings of $34,000 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At 615 Chestnut St. in Philadelphia, a 17-story, 380,000-sq-ft building, the original water-source-heat-pump system generally functioned as originally intended, but a steady decline in energy performance and sharp increases in the cost of water were eroding the owners’ bottom line.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/overhaul-wshp-system-improves-energy-performance-reduces-water-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/overhaul-wshp-system-improves-energy-performance-reduces-water-use#comments Air Conditioning Heating Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:30:00 +0000 29261 at http://hpac.com What 2017 AHR Expo Tells Us About Latest Trends in HVACR Industry http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/what-2017-ahr-expo-tells-us-about-latest-trends-hvacr-industry <div class="node-body article-body">Approximately 80 percent of 2017 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition exhibitors have indicated they will be displaying new or enhanced products, systems, and technologies. According to International Exposition Co., the innovations echo several major trends.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/what-2017-ahr-expo-tells-us-about-latest-trends-hvacr-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/what-2017-ahr-expo-tells-us-about-latest-trends-hvacr-industry#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Wed, 12 Oct 2016 02:52:00 +0000 29111 at http://hpac.com U.S. Winter Forecast: Above-Normal Snowfall in Northeast http://hpac.com/heating/us-winter-forecast-above-normal-snowfall-northeast <div class="node-body article-body">If you own and/or operate a building from the northern Plains to the eastern United States, this will feel like an extended winter, with cold and snowy conditions stretching into spring 2017, AccuWeather reports.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/us-winter-forecast-above-normal-snowfall-northeast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/us-winter-forecast-above-normal-snowfall-northeast#comments Air Conditioning Heating Humidity Control Wed, 05 Oct 2016 02:32:00 +0000 29031 at http://hpac.com Sounding Board: Letters to the Editor, October 2016 http://hpac.com/heating/sounding-board-letters-editor-october-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Readers comment on the articles "Fan Selections and Their Energy Impacts, Part 1 of 2" and “Lunching and Learning: Food for Thought on a Geothermal-Heat-Pump-System Design.”</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/sounding-board-letters-editor-october-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/sounding-board-letters-editor-october-2016#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Fri, 30 Sep 2016 23:38:00 +0000 29011 at http://hpac.com Stockbyte