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> <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, 23 Aug 2016 21:09:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com Fan Selections and Their Energy Impacts, Part 1 of 2 http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/fan-selections-and-their-energy-impacts-part-1-2 <div class="field-byline"> By KHALIL KAIROUZ, PhD, PE, Carollo Engineers Inc., Costa Mesa, Calif., and DALE PRICE, M&amp;P Air Components Inc., Lake Arrowhead, Calif. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Evaluating fans and fan systems and their impact on operating costs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Concerned about underperformance, designers tend to compensate for uncertainties by adding capacity to fans. Oversizing fan systems creates problems that can increase costs and decrease reliability. This article explains how to evaluate fans and fan systems and their impact on operating costs.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/fan-selections-and-their-energy-impacts-part-1-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/fan-selections-and-their-energy-impacts-part-1-2#comments IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:47:00 +0000 28471 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 ASHRAE Reaches Highest Membership Total in 14 Years http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/ashrae-reaches-highest-membership-total-14-years <div class="node-body article-body">ASHRAE’s Region-at-Large, which encompasses the Middle East, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, India, Africa, and Europe, had the largest percent gain in membership in the society year of 2015-16.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/ashrae-reaches-highest-membership-total-14-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/ashrae-reaches-highest-membership-total-14-years#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 10 Aug 2016 01:16:00 +0000 28281 at http://hpac.com U.S. Fall Weather: Northeast to Avoid Chill; Severe Drought in West http://hpac.com/heating/us-fall-weather-northeast-avoid-chill-severe-drought-west <div class="node-body article-body">This fall, warm weather is predicted across much of the eastern United States, while developing dryness and worsening drought conditions will grip the majority of the western United States, and frequent showers will result in cooler air in the Northwest.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/us-fall-weather-northeast-avoid-chill-severe-drought-west" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/us-fall-weather-northeast-avoid-chill-severe-drought-west#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 09 Aug 2016 19:50:00 +0000 28251 at http://hpac.com ASHRAE IAQ 2016 Keynote Speakers Announced http://hpac.com/industry-event-news/ashrae-iaq-2016-keynote-speakers-announced <div class="node-body article-body">The keynote speakers for the ASHRAE-and-AIVC-organized IAQ 2016 conference, to be held Sept. 12-14, in Alexandria, Va., have been announced.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/industry-event-news/ashrae-iaq-2016-keynote-speakers-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/industry-event-news/ashrae-iaq-2016-keynote-speakers-announced#comments Industry Event News IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 02 Aug 2016 20:06:00 +0000 28201 at http://hpac.com Update on U.S. Fan Energy-Efficiency Regulation http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/update-us-fan-energy-efficiency-regulation <div class="field-byline"> By ANTHONY (TONY) ROSSI and MICHAEL WOLF, PE, Greenheck Fan Corp., Schofield, Wis. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Progress to date and future direction of efforts to reduce fan power consumption </div> <div class="node-body article-body">According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, commercial buildings account for approximately 20 percent of annual energy consumption in the United States. Within commercial buildings, a significant amount of energy is used by HVAC systems, including fans.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/update-us-fan-energy-efficiency-regulation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/update-us-fan-energy-efficiency-regulation#comments IAQ & Ventilation Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:27:00 +0000 28121 at http://hpac.com tonymax/iStock Identifying and Preventing Mechanical-Insulation Damage http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/identifying-and-preventing-mechanical-insulation-damage <div class="field-byline"> By NICK EATON, ISS Insulation Services &amp; Solutions, St. Louis, Mo. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Avoiding harmful conditions and increased costs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With mechanical-insulation systems often representing significant financial investments, it behooves facility managers to be aware of the causes and negative effects of insulation damage.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/identifying-and-preventing-mechanical-insulation-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/identifying-and-preventing-mechanical-insulation-damage#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Fri, 29 Jul 2016 03:14:00 +0000 28111 at http://hpac.com wasantistock/iStock Pottorff ECV-245 Vertical Wind-Driven-Rain Louver http://hpac.com/new-products/pottorff-ecv-245-vertical-wind-driven-rain-louver <div class="node-body article-body">The ECV-245 vertical wind-driven-rain louver features a 2-in.-deep frame, a 45-degree vertical chevron blade, and closed-end sill flashing.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/pottorff-ecv-245-vertical-wind-driven-rain-louver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/pottorff-ecv-245-vertical-wind-driven-rain-louver#comments New Products Products IAQ & Ventilation Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:10:00 +0000 28071 at http://hpac.com Hunter Fan Co. Titan Industrial Fan http://hpac.com/new-products/hunter-fan-co-titan-industrial-fan <div class="node-body article-body">Titan is a high-volume, low-speed industrial fan that comes in five blade spans ranging from 14 ft to 24 ft.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/hunter-fan-co-titan-industrial-fan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/hunter-fan-co-titan-industrial-fan#comments New Products Products IAQ & Ventilation Thu, 28 Jul 2016 03:15:00 +0000 28051 at http://hpac.com