Humidity Control http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7347/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 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 DriSteem Names David Pflum President http://hpac.com/humidity-control/dristeem-names-david-pflum-president <div class="node-body article-body">David Pflum is the new president of DriSteem Corp., manufacturer of humidification, evaporative-cooling, and water-treatment products.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/humidity-control/dristeem-names-david-pflum-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/humidity-control/dristeem-names-david-pflum-president#comments Humidity Control Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:07:00 +0000 29301 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 Ebert’s Law and Engineering Content http://hpac.com/blog/ebert-s-law-and-engineering-content <div class="node-body blog-body">In film reviews and his Movie Answer Man column, critic Roger Ebert would remind readers of Ebert’s Law, which states: “A movie is not about what it is about. It is about how it is about it.” At HPAC Engineering, we have been thinking a lot about how our content is about what it is about, which has inspired us to experiment with content forms not typically seen in technical publishing, the latest being "Choose Your Own (HVAC) Adventure," inspired by the popular series of interactive gamebooks for younger readers.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/ebert-s-law-and-engineering-content" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/ebert-s-law-and-engineering-content#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Scott Arnold&#039;s Blog Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:29:00 +0000 28981 at http://hpac.com 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Awards http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-innovation-awards <div class="node-body gallery-body">International Exposition Co., owner and manager of the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), recently announced the recipients of 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Awards.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-innovation-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-innovation-awards#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo Galleries New Products Products Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Sun, 18 Sep 2016 23:42:00 +0000 28861 at http://hpac.com ASHRAE Names New Distinguished Lecturers http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/ashrae-names-new-distinguished-lecturers <div class="node-body article-body">ASHRAE recently named nine new distinguished lecturers, noted authorities who speak to society chapters about relevant topics impacting the built-environment industry.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/ashrae-names-new-distinguished-lecturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/ashrae-names-new-distinguished-lecturers#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:51:00 +0000 28351 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 The Case for Chilled Beams in Schools http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/case-chilled-beams-schools <div class="field-byline"> By KEN LOUDERMILK, Titus, Plano, Texas </div> <div class="field-deck"> Systems increase HVAC performance, lower costs, meet evolving standards </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We all know the importance of comfort in schools and comfort’s relationship with student performance. While temperature gets the lion’s share of attention, equally important are noise, humidity, and ventilation.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/case-chilled-beams-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/case-chilled-beams-schools#comments Air Conditioning Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Fri, 08 Jul 2016 15:51:00 +0000 27291 at http://hpac.com Pixland