IAQ & Ventilation http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7348/more en HVAC in Popular Movies: Did Hollywood Get It Right? 'Blue Streak' Edition http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right-blue-streak-edition <div class="node-body article-body">Ron Wilkinson, a professional engineer who moonlights as a film critic, takes a look at this 1999 action comedy starring Martin Lawrence as part of HPAC Engineering’s ongoing series “HVAC in Popular Movies: Did Hollywood Get It Right?”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right-blue-streak-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right-blue-streak-edition#comments IAQ & Ventilation Sat, 30 Apr 2016 08:59:00 +0000 24011 at http://hpac.com <p>Martin Lawrence at the premiere of &ldquo;Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat&rdquo; at ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood, Calif., July 29, 2002. (Photo by Kevin Winter/ImageDirect)</p> Photo by Kevin Winter/ImageDirect HVAC Contracting in 2030 http://hpac.com/internet-things/hvac-contracting-2030 <div class="node-body article-body">What will the world of HVAC contracting look like in 2030?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/internet-things/hvac-contracting-2030" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/internet-things/hvac-contracting-2030#comments Air Conditioning Internet of Things Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:34:00 +0000 23991 at http://hpac.com Olivier Le Moal/iStock The ABCs of HVAC IoT http://hpac.com/internet-things/abcs-hvac-iot <div class="node-body article-body">To the uninitiated, the Internet of Things can seem complex. In the case of HVAC, however, it is not, Dan Levine says in a column for Contracting Business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/internet-things/abcs-hvac-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/internet-things/abcs-hvac-iot#comments Air Conditioning Internet of Things Heating IAQ & Ventilation Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:51:00 +0000 23971 at http://hpac.com EtoileArk/iStock 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 Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:23:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1941 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1941 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In 1941, print advertising focused intensely on patriotism and American support, using robust war imagery and pro-American messages. This article contains a selection of advertisements that appeared in HPAC Engineering in 1941.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1941" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1941#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:45:00 +0000 23601 at http://hpac.com Volunteers Sought for AMCA Air-Curtain-Unit Technical Committee http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/volunteers-sought-amca-air-curtain-unit-technical-committee <div class="node-body article-body">Air Movement and Control Association International is seeking volunteers to serve on the technical committee for the revision of AMCA Standard 220, Laboratory Methods of Testing Air Curtain Units for Aerodynamic Performance Ratings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/volunteers-sought-amca-air-curtain-unit-technical-committee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/volunteers-sought-amca-air-curtain-unit-technical-committee#comments IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 19 Apr 2016 20:14:00 +0000 23301 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1940 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1940 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As U.S. forces continued to rearm in preparation for turbulence overseas, the Great Depression eased its grip on the American people in 1940. People were working and earning more and, in turn, buying more goods. Advertising agencies increased spending, stressing patriotism and support for the country. Here is a selection of advertisements that appeared in HPAC Engineering in 1940.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1940" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1940#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 06 Apr 2016 04:02:00 +0000 22981 at http://hpac.com Unique Approach to High-Efficiency Laboratory-Exhaust Energy Recovery http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/unique-approach-high-efficiency-laboratory-exhaust-energy-recovery <div class="field-byline"> By CRAIG BUCK, PE, LEED AP; RMF Engineering; Baltimore, Md. </div> <div class="field-deck"> The addition of adiabatic/evaporative exhaust cooling to a laboratory run-around-coil heat-recovery system at the College of Charleston </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In laboratory facilities with large numbers of fume hoods and biosafety cabinets, meeting evermore stringent ventilation requirements can be challenging, especially in jurisdictions that do not permit the passage of hazardous containment air through high-efficiency total energy-recovery wheels. That was the case with the renovation of the Rita Hollings Science Center at the College of Charleston.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/unique-approach-high-efficiency-laboratory-exhaust-energy-recovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/unique-approach-high-efficiency-laboratory-exhaust-energy-recovery#comments IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 05 Apr 2016 18:49:00 +0000 23011 at http://hpac.com gevende/iStock School’s Low Roof, Ceiling Clearances Necessitate Use of Rooftop Units http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/school-s-low-roof-ceiling-clearances-necessitate-use-rooftop-units <div class="field-byline"> By DAIKIN APPLIED </div> <div class="field-deck"> Exterior wall-mounted unit ventilators replaced </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At Achilles Elementary School, classrooms in the original 1960s-built section of the building were in need of upgrades, including replacement of HVAC equipment. Low clearances between the roof and ceilings necessitated rooftop units to replace exterior wall-mounted unit ventilators. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/school-s-low-roof-ceiling-clearances-necessitate-use-rooftop-units" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/school-s-low-roof-ceiling-clearances-necessitate-use-rooftop-units#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 05 Apr 2016 17:32:00 +0000 23001 at http://hpac.com UVC KOs Viruses and Bacteria, Prevents Disease Spread for College http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/uvc-kos-viruses-and-bacteria-prevents-disease-spread-college <div class="field-byline"> By UV RESOURCES </div> <div class="field-deck"> Wall-mounted units kill virtually all infectious agents </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As winter approaches each year, the threat of cold and flu lingers in the back of everyone’s mind. Nowhere is this truer than schools and universities, where students, faculty, and staff members—and their germs—congregate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/uvc-kos-viruses-and-bacteria-prevents-disease-spread-college" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/uvc-kos-viruses-and-bacteria-prevents-disease-spread-college#comments IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 05 Apr 2016 14:45:00 +0000 22971 at http://hpac.com