Heating http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en 2015 AHR Expo Product Report http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2015-ahr-expo-product-report <div class="node-body gallery-body">The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) is back in the Windy City for 2015. Here is your guide to some of what can be seen at McCormick Place in Chicago this week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2015-ahr-expo-product-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2015-ahr-expo-product-report#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:19:00 +0000 15511 at http://hpac.com Keep on Top of Managing HVAC Systems in Schools http://hpac.com/heating/keep-top-managing-hvac-systems-schools <div class="node-body article-body">Far too often, we see stories end tragically when an HVAC system was not properly tested. A recent story from NBC Connecticut did not end tragically, but it is a good reminder for those who manage school buildings to frequently test their HVAC systems to ensure they are in working order.</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/heating/keep-top-managing-hvac-systems-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/keep-top-managing-hvac-systems-schools#comments Heating Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:54:00 +0000 15541 at http://hpac.com <p>Proper testing and maintenance of HVAC systems is necessary.</p> (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images) Heating Problems Haunt Glasgow Surgical Building http://hpac.com/heating/heating-problems-haunt-glasgow-surgical-building <div class="node-body article-body">It’s your worst nightmare when running any building, but especially a hospital: the heating goes out and doesn’t come back for nearly a week. </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/heating/heating-problems-haunt-glasgow-surgical-building" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/heating-problems-haunt-glasgow-surgical-building#comments Heating Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:57:00 +0000 15531 at http://hpac.com <p>The heat went out at a Glasgow hospital, forcing them to scramble for alternatives.</p> (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images) Top 5 Energy Issues Legislators Will Face in 2015 http://hpac.com/galleries/top-5-energy-issues-legislators-will-face-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">It may be a big year for energy regulations. The 114th Congress is just starting to gear up and Thomas Pyle of The Hill has already dubbed 2015 “Year of Energy.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/top-5-energy-issues-legislators-will-face-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/top-5-energy-issues-legislators-will-face-2015#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Building Controls Heating Wed, 21 Jan 2015 21:10:00 +0000 15521 at http://hpac.com <p>This may be a huge year for environmental and energy regulations.</p> GALLERY: Innovative HVACR Solutions, January 2015 http://hpac.com/archive/gallery-innovative-hvacr-solutions-january-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The latest products from HPAC Engineering advertisers. Features packaged outdoor mechanical rooms, a scale-removal system, skid packaged boiler systems, and more!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/gallery-innovative-hvacr-solutions-january-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/gallery-innovative-hvacr-solutions-january-2015#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Archive Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:12:00 +0000 15501 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 AHR Expo Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Archive Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:45:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com Maine High School Converts From Steam to Hydronic Heating System http://hpac.com/heating/maine-high-school-converts-steam-hydronic-heating-system <div class="field-byline"> By SEAN LOBDELL, Cleaver-Brooks </div> <div class="field-deck"> Dual-return boilers meet central-heating, DHW needs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">South Portland High School in South Portland, Maine, recently underwent a major renovation. The retrofit of the entire building envelope enabled the school to switch from a traditional steam heating system to a highly efficient hydronic one.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/maine-high-school-converts-steam-hydronic-heating-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/maine-high-school-converts-steam-hydronic-heating-system#comments Heating Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:04:00 +0000 15471 at http://hpac.com Boilers and Water Heaters Teach School Valuable Economics Lesson http://hpac.com/heating/boilers-and-water-heaters-teach-school-valuable-economics-lesson <div class="field-byline"> By AERCO INTERNATIONAL INC. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Lower energy costs and improve operating efficiency </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At a university in northern California, a centralized system that supplied steam to heat exchangers for space and indirect domestic-water heating was operating at only 50- to 60-percent efficiency. The result was high energy bills school administrators knew they had to lower.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/boilers-and-water-heaters-teach-school-valuable-economics-lesson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/boilers-and-water-heaters-teach-school-valuable-economics-lesson#comments Heating Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:52:00 +0000 15461 at http://hpac.com Hospital Finds Rx for Ailing Heating and Domestic-Hot-Water Systems http://hpac.com/heating/hospital-finds-rx-ailing-heating-and-domestic-hot-water-systems <div class="field-byline"> By LOCHINVAR LLC </div> <div class="field-deck"> Modulation of pump speed yields significant savings </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At Holton Community Hospital in rural Holton, Kan., two cast-iron atmospheric boilers and three gas-fired water heaters that had been in place for nearly 20 years were operating inefficiently.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/hospital-finds-rx-ailing-heating-and-domestic-hot-water-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/hospital-finds-rx-ailing-heating-and-domestic-hot-water-systems#comments Heating Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:36:00 +0000 15451 at http://hpac.com Off-Site Boiler-Piping Prefab Best Solution to ‘Worst-Case Scenario’ http://hpac.com/heating/site-boiler-piping-prefab-best-solution-worst-case-scenario <div class="field-byline"> By RACHEL VASTYAN, Common Ground </div> <div class="field-deck"> Looming Chicago winter prompts fast action </div> <div class="node-body article-body">During the fall of 2013, DRF Trusted Property Solutions was notified it had won the bid to retrofit the mechanical systems at Chatham Park Village Cooperative in Chicago. This was weeks after DRF thought an announcement might be made. Regardless, there was no time to waste; winter was bearing down on the city.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/site-boiler-piping-prefab-best-solution-worst-case-scenario" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/site-boiler-piping-prefab-best-solution-worst-case-scenario#comments Heating Piping / Pumping Thu, 15 Jan 2015 18:33:00 +0000 15441 at http://hpac.com