IAQ & Ventilation http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7348/more en HVAC in Popular Movies: Did Hollywood Get It Right? 'Don't Breathe' Edition http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right-dont-breathe-edition <div class="node-body article-body">Ron Wilkinson, a professional engineer who moonlights as a film critic, takes a look at this 2016 low-budget sleeper hit from director Fede Alvarez as part of HPAC Engineering’s ongoing series “HVAC in Popular Movies: Did Hollywood Get It Right?”</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right-dont-breathe-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right-dont-breathe-edition#comments IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:47:00 +0000 31061 at http://hpac.com Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Allied Stemming the Tide of Building-Performance Drift http://hpac.com/building-controls/stemming-tide-building-performance-drift <div class="field-byline"> By STEVE NGUYEN, BuildingIQ, San Mateo, Calif. </div> <div class="field-deck"> The work of performance optimization does not end with LEED certification </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With commercial structures certified under the LEED rating system, owners/operators tend to assume they simply can “set it and forget it.” Such an approach is inherently flawed, as the performance of all buildings “drifts,” or degrades, over time.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/building-controls/stemming-tide-building-performance-drift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/building-controls/stemming-tide-building-performance-drift#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:56:00 +0000 31051 at http://hpac.com USGBC Report Highlights Impact of LEED, Green Practices on Venues http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/usgbc-report-highlights-impact-leed-green-practices-venues <div class="node-body article-body">The USGBC released “LEED in Motion: Venues,” which highlights efforts to transform the environmental, social, and economic footprint of convention centers, sports venues, performing-arts centers, community centers, and public-assembly spaces.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/usgbc-report-highlights-impact-leed-green-practices-venues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/piping-pumping/usgbc-report-highlights-impact-leed-green-practices-venues#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Thu, 16 Mar 2017 02:02:00 +0000 31041 at http://hpac.com efks/iStock/Thinkstock Building-Sciences Institute Sunsets High Performance Building Council http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/building-sciences-institute-sunsets-high-performance-building-council <div class="node-body article-body">The National Institute of Building Sciences recently announced its board of directors voted to sunset the High Performance Building Council.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/building-sciences-institute-sunsets-high-performance-building-council" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/building-sciences-institute-sunsets-high-performance-building-council#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 15 Mar 2017 19:17:00 +0000 31031 at http://hpac.com shansekala/iStock/Thinkstock AMCA International Revises Air-Curtain Publication 222 http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/amca-international-revises-air-curtain-publication-222 <div class="node-body article-body">Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. recently announced the revision of AMCA Publication 222-16, Application Manual for Air Curtains.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/amca-international-revises-air-curtain-publication-222" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/amca-international-revises-air-curtain-publication-222#comments IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 15 Mar 2017 01:53:00 +0000 31011 at http://hpac.com 2017 AHR Expo Report http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-report <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 2017 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) broke three show records: overall attendance, exhibit space, and visitors. Here is your guide to some of what you may have missed.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/ahr-expo/2017-ahr-expo-report#comments Air Conditioning AHR Expo Galleries New Products Products Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 14 Mar 2017 21:00:00 +0000 30241 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 Tue, 14 Mar 2017 19:20:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com The Case for High-Performance Variable-Air-Volume (VAV) Systems http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/case-high-performance-variable-air-volume-vav-systems <div class="field-byline"> By JOHN COWIE, Manager of Advocacy, Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International </div> <div class="field-deck"> Application of best practices, modern components yields higher efficiencies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A high-performance VAV system optimizes energy efficiency, comfort, and IAQ, incorporating heating/cooling and ventilation in a single ducted delivery system.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/case-high-performance-variable-air-volume-vav-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/case-high-performance-variable-air-volume-vav-systems#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Mon, 13 Mar 2017 18:03:00 +0000 30951 at http://hpac.com ASHRAE Revises Energy-Auditor Certification to Meet DOE Guidelines http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/ashrae-revises-energy-auditor-certification-meet-doe-guidelines <div class="node-body article-body">Effective March 16, earners of ASHRAE’s Building Energy Assessment Professional (BEAP) certification will receive recognition by U.S. government agencies for contracts requiring energy-audit services.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/ashrae-revises-energy-auditor-certification-meet-doe-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/ashrae-revises-energy-auditor-certification-meet-doe-guidelines#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 08 Mar 2017 02:26:00 +0000 30921 at http://hpac.com The World’s 10 Most Expensive Cities for Building Construction, 2017 http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/world-s-10-most-expensive-cities-building-construction-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Arcadis, a global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, recently published its International Construction Costs report for 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/world-s-10-most-expensive-cities-building-construction-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/world-s-10-most-expensive-cities-building-construction-2017#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 07 Mar 2017 17:35:00 +0000 30911 at http://hpac.com <p>Sleg/iStock/Thinkstock</p>