IAQ & Ventilation http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7348/more en 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, 21 May 2015 15:40:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com View Webinar on School Summer HVAC Maintenance and Upgrades on Demand http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/view-webinar-school-summer-hvac-maintenance-and-upgrades-demand <div class="node-body article-body">HPAC Engineering’s May 14 webinar on important tasks that should be performed during summer break to ensure school HVAC systems operate reliably and efficiently throughout the school year is available for viewing on demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/view-webinar-school-summer-hvac-maintenance-and-upgrades-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/view-webinar-school-summer-hvac-maintenance-and-upgrades-demand#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 20 May 2015 02:35:00 +0000 17071 at http://hpac.com bizoo_n/iStock ASHRAE 2015 Annual Conference: Spotlight on Commissioning, Labs http://hpac.com/training/ashrae-2015-annual-conference-spotlight-commissioning-labs <div class="node-body article-body">In terms of number of sessions submitted and scheduled, Building Operation, Maintenance and Optimization/Commissioning is the most popular track for ASHRAE’s 2015 Annual Conference.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/training/ashrae-2015-annual-conference-spotlight-commissioning-labs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/training/ashrae-2015-annual-conference-spotlight-commissioning-labs#comments Air Conditioning Training Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 12 May 2015 18:35:00 +0000 17021 at http://hpac.com Fortifying Building HVAC Systems Against Terrorist Attacks http://hpac.com/blog/fortifying-building-hvac-systems-against-terrorist-attacks <div class="node-body blog-body">Several years ago, I became aware of a technology that not only can protect the occupants of a building from a chemical, biological, or radiological attack, but limit the property owner’s liability if such an attack were to occur.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/clarks-remarks">Clark&#039;s Remarks</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/fortifying-building-hvac-systems-against-terrorist-attacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/fortifying-building-hvac-systems-against-terrorist-attacks#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Clark&#039;s Remarks Tue, 12 May 2015 16:16:00 +0000 17011 at http://hpac.com <p>john bigl/iStock</p> U.S. Summer 2015 Weather Forecast: Is Your Building Ready? http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/us-summer-2015-weather-forecast-your-building-ready <div class="node-body article-body">Warmth and dryness will build in the western United States during the summer of 2015, worsening the historical drought conditions that have plagued California for four straight years, while the Gulf Coast will experience an abundance of moisture, raising concerns for flooding at times, AccuWeather Inc. predicts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/us-summer-2015-weather-forecast-your-building-ready" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/us-summer-2015-weather-forecast-your-building-ready#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Tue, 05 May 2015 18:29:00 +0000 17001 at http://hpac.com digidreamgrafix/iStock Free Webinar on School Summer HVAC Maintenance and System Upgrades Set http://hpac.com/webinars/free-webinar-school-summer-hvac-maintenance-and-system-upgrades-set <div class="node-body article-body">On Thursday, May 14, at 2 p.m. ET, join HPAC Engineering and sponsor Yaskawa America Inc. for a free webinar covering important tasks that should be performed during summer break to ensure school HVAC systems operate reliably and efficiently throughout the school year, providing good indoor-air quality and thermal and acoustical comfort for students and staff members.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/webinars/free-webinar-school-summer-hvac-maintenance-and-system-upgrades-set" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/webinars/free-webinar-school-summer-hvac-maintenance-and-system-upgrades-set#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Webinars Fri, 01 May 2015 20:35:00 +0000 16961 at http://hpac.com bizoo_n/iStock Balancing Hotel Energy Use and Guest Comfort http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/balancing-hotel-energy-use-and-guest-comfort <div class="field-byline"> By JEFF RABER, Schneider Electric, Cincinnati, Ohio </div> <div class="field-deck"> Advances in building-management systems and sensors are allowing hoteliers to optimize energy efficiency with negligible impact on guest comfort </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though hotel guest rooms hold great potential for cost savings, concerns about the impact of energy-efficiency initiatives on customer satisfaction have kept many hoteliers from investing in energy-management solutions. With recent advances in building-management systems and sensors, however, the balance between energy savings and guest comfort easily can be struck.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/balancing-hotel-energy-use-and-guest-comfort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/balancing-hotel-energy-use-and-guest-comfort#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:57:00 +0000 16941 at http://hpac.com <p>Aleksan Ghojoyan/iStock</p> GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1935 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1935 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Still in a state of depression, the United States saw its unemployment remain high throughout 1935. With tightened budgets, American advertising shifted its look, focusing more on the consumer than the product, reflecting aspirations of the time, but not directly mentioning the economic struggles. Depression-era audiences desired clear and simple advertising, and print ads morphed from long testimonials to short and straightforward headlines with bold imagery. Take a look at a few of the many advertisements that graced the pages of HPAC Engineering. </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-1935" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1935#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:52:00 +0000 16341 at http://hpac.com Fan-Efficiency Metrics http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/fan-efficiency-metrics <div class="field-byline"> By DUSTIN MEREDITH, PE, and JEANNE HARSHAW, Trane Commercial, Lexington, Ky. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Air Movement and Control Association International estimates fans account for 30 to 40 percent of commercial-building HVAC energy consumption. Improving fan efficiency, therefore, is an important step toward reducing global, overall energy use.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/fan-efficiency-metrics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/fan-efficiency-metrics#comments IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:20:00 +0000 16911 at http://hpac.com Innovative Dehumidifier Releases Multifamily Mold-Prevention Solution http://hpac.com/new-products/innovative-dehumidifier-releases-multifamily-mold-prevention-solution <div class="node-body article-body">Innovative Dehumidifier Systems LLC’s IW25-1 dehumidifier is designed to protect multifamily units from mold.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/innovative-dehumidifier-releases-multifamily-mold-prevention-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/innovative-dehumidifier-releases-multifamily-mold-prevention-solution#comments New Products Products Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 28 Apr 2015 03:41:00 +0000 16871 at http://hpac.com