IAQ & Ventilation http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7348/more en 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 Field Controls Introduces Medical-Grade Commercial Air Purifier http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/field-controls-introduces-medical-grade-commercial-air-purifier <div class="node-body article-body">Field Controls recently introduced the Cube, a multistage air purifier for fast eradication of volatile organic compounds, odors, germs, and particulate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/field-controls-introduces-medical-grade-commercial-air-purifier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/field-controls-introduces-medical-grade-commercial-air-purifier#comments New Products Products IAQ & Ventilation Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:06:00 +0000 16711 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 HVAC in Popular Movies: Did Hollywood Get It Right? 'The Island' Edition http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right-island-edition <div class="node-body article-body">Ron Wilkinson, a professional engineer who moonlights as a film critic, takes a look at 2005 science-fiction thriller "The Island" as part of HPAC Engineering’s ongoing series “HVAC in Popular Movies: Did Hollywood Get It Right?”</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/iaq-ventilation/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right-island-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right-island-edition#comments IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:56:00 +0000 16491 at http://hpac.com <p>Scarlett Johansson and Ewan McGregor arrive at the UK premiere of &quot;The Island&quot; at the Odeon Leicester Square cinema in London, England, Aug. 7, 2005. (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images)</p> Student-Designed Facility Combines Underfloor Ventilation, Ventilated Façade http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/student-designed-facility-combines-underfloor-ventilation-ventilated-fa-ade <div class="field-byline"> By TRISH HOLDER; Trish Holder, Marketing Communications; Greensboro, N.C. </div> <div class="field-deck"> University of Kansas program tests limits of sustainable construction </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At the University of Kansas, the School of Architecture, Design & Planning is helping to loosen the industry’s grip on “tried-and-true-but-not-so-sustainable” building practices by applying cutting-edge design, products, and technologies on real-life construction projects through Studio 804.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/student-designed-facility-combines-underfloor-ventilation-ventilated-fa-ade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/student-designed-facility-combines-underfloor-ventilation-ventilated-fa-ade#comments IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:11:00 +0000 16391 at http://hpac.com AMCA Seeks Volunteers to Author Standard on Fan Efficiency Ratio http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/amca-seeks-volunteers-author-standard-fan-efficiency-ratio <div class="node-body article-body">Air Movement and Control Association International Inc. is seeking volunteers to form a committee to author a standard introducing the fan-efficiency-ratio metric.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/amca-seeks-volunteers-author-standard-fan-efficiency-ratio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/amca-seeks-volunteers-author-standard-fan-efficiency-ratio#comments IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 18 Mar 2015 02:31:00 +0000 16371 at http://hpac.com IAQ Control is a ‘Modern Phenomenon’: You Should Take Advantage http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/iaq-control-modern-phenomenon-you-should-take-advantage <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Being able to control indoor air quality (IAQ) is something of a new phenomenon. It hasn&rsquo;t been too long that we have been able to control the quality of air that circulates through our buildings; management needs to be sure to take advantage of this technology.</p> <p><a href="http://specificationonline.co.uk/news-article/8129/elta-fans-controlling-indoor-air-quality-is-a-modern-phenomenon" target="_blank" title="Specification Online IAQ story.">On U.K. magazine Specification Online</a>, they wrote about Elta Fans&rsquo; Mori DMEV, a new ventilation unit.</p></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/iaq-ventilation/iaq-control-modern-phenomenon-you-should-take-advantage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/iaq-control-modern-phenomenon-you-should-take-advantage#comments IAQ & Ventilation Fri, 13 Mar 2015 15:42:00 +0000 16321 at http://hpac.com <p>Poor IAQ could mean bad air in your building.</p> (Photo combination by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1934 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1934 <div class="field-byline"> By Ashley M. Doles and Hal Conick </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Take a look back in time to one of the most tumultuous, intriguing times in U.S. and world history through the eyes of HPAC Engineering magazine, then called Heating Piping and Air Conditioning, in its sixth year of existence.</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-1934" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1934#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:40:00 +0000 15281 at http://hpac.com