Heating http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7346/more en DOE Invests Nearly $8 Million for Development of Next-Generation HVAC http://hpac.com/archive/doe-invests-nearly-8-million-development-next-generation-hvac <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced nearly $8 million to advance research and development of next-generation HVAC technologies offering significant energy and cost savings in new and existing buildings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/doe-invests-nearly-8-million-development-next-generation-hvac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/doe-invests-nearly-8-million-development-next-generation-hvac#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Archive Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:56:00 +0000 16821 at http://hpac.com hakkiarslan/iStock LEED to Recognize Living Building Challenge Energy, Water Requirements http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/leed-recognize-living-building-challenge-energy-water-requirements <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Green Building Council recently announced it will recognize energy and water requirements from the Living Building Challenge green-building system within the LEED green-building program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/leed-recognize-living-building-challenge-energy-water-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/leed-recognize-living-building-challenge-energy-water-requirements#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:16:00 +0000 16771 at http://hpac.com ‘Advanced Energy Design Guide for Grocery Stores’ Available http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/advanced-energy-design-guide-grocery-stores-available <div class="node-body article-body">“Advanced Energy Design Guide for Grocery Stores,” the fifth in a series of publications providing recommendations for achieving 50-percent energy savings over the minimum requirements in ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2004, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, is now available.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/advanced-energy-design-guide-grocery-stores-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/advanced-energy-design-guide-grocery-stores-available#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:42:00 +0000 16721 at http://hpac.com Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1933 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1933 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With America’s economic depression at its worst, unemployment skyrocketed in 1933, leaving one in four U.S. workers without a job and creating great unrest within the nation. American advertising was devastated financially during this depression and shifted from a self-indulgent, beautiful style to heroic imagery of working-class salesmen. This gallery contains but a few of the many HVAC advertisements seen during this trying time.</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-1933" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1933#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:35:00 +0000 16431 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, 09 Apr 2015 13:37:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com VRF Zoning Yields Significant Energy Savings for Bank http://hpac.com/heating/vrf-zoning-yields-significant-energy-savings-bank <div class="field-byline"> By MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC US COOLING &amp; HEATING DIVISION </div> <div class="field-deck"> System installed with no disruption of business </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At Century Bank and Trust in Milledgeville, Ga., the cost of the 25-year-old, once-state-of-the-art water-source-heat-pump system was great. “Our bill ran from $6,000 to $8,000 a month,” the bank vice president said. “Then there were the leaks.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/vrf-zoning-yields-significant-energy-savings-bank" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/vrf-zoning-yields-significant-energy-savings-bank#comments Air Conditioning Heating Mon, 06 Apr 2015 15:17:00 +0000 16621 at http://hpac.com <p>Outdoor units were installed while the bank was in operation, providing a seamless experience for employees and customers.</p> State Capitol Building Retrofitted With Geothermal Heat-Pump System http://hpac.com/heating/state-capitol-building-retrofitted-geothermal-heat-pump-system <div class="field-byline"> By CLIMATEMASTER </div> <div class="field-deck"> First-year utility-bill savings total $95,000 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In 2003, the Colorado Capitol Complex in Denver was slated for a major renovation and restoration. “Some of the HVAC infrastructure in the complex was more than 80 years old,” the manager of design and construction programs for the Office of the State Architect said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/state-capitol-building-retrofitted-geothermal-heat-pump-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/state-capitol-building-retrofitted-geothermal-heat-pump-system#comments Air Conditioning Heating Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:56:00 +0000 16591 at http://hpac.com 7 Reasons to Adopt a New HVAC System in Your Building http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/7-reasons-adopt-new-hvac-system-your-building <div class="node-body gallery-body">What happens when your HVAC system starts to get old?</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/7-reasons-adopt-new-hvac-system-your-building" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/7-reasons-adopt-new-hvac-system-your-building#comments Air Conditioning Heating Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:45:00 +0000 16581 at http://hpac.com <p>Replacing the HVAC system now could save you from headaches later.</p> Unique Innovations in the HVAC Industry http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/unique-innovations-hvac-industry <div class="node-body article-body">If you’re a lover of technology and innovations, there’s a great gallery up on our sister site Contracting Business about new creations in the HVAC industry.</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/air-conditioning/unique-innovations-hvac-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/unique-innovations-hvac-industry#comments Air Conditioning Heating Tue, 17 Mar 2015 19:42:00 +0000 16101 at http://hpac.com <p>Aluminum rods are fitted with sensors into the ceiling, which are activated by the presence of people.</p> Working to Keep Your Building’s Heat Going in the Winter http://hpac.com/heating/working-keep-your-building-s-heat-going-winter <div class="node-body article-body">We’ve seen the stories all winter long: the heat shuts down in a building and tenants are cold, children are unable to attend schools due to safety issues and work is canceled. </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/working-keep-your-building-s-heat-going-winter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/working-keep-your-building-s-heat-going-winter#comments Heating Wed, 11 Mar 2015 21:33:00 +0000 16311 at http://hpac.com <p>Don&#39;t let a heating malfunction ruin your winter.</p> (Photo by Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images)