IAQ & Ventilation http://hpac.com/taxonomy/term/7348/more en HVAC in Popular Movies: Did Hollywood Get It Right? 'The Congress' Edition http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right-congress-edition <div class="node-body article-body">Ron Wilkinson, a professional engineer who moonlights as a film critic, takes a look at this surreal 2013 drama starring Robin Wright 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-congress-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/hvac-popular-movies-did-hollywood-get-it-right-congress-edition#comments IAQ & Ventilation Mon, 30 May 2016 20:33:00 +0000 25201 at http://hpac.com <p>Actress Robin Wright attends a screening of &quot;The Congress&quot; during the 57th BFI London Film Festival Oct. 10, 2013. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images for BFI)</p> 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 Mon, 30 May 2016 17:59:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1942 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1942 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the United States having entered the second world war, print advertisers focused on strong and pro-American imagery in 1942. Calls to action included donating scrap for the war effort, enlisting in the war effort, and defending America at all costs. This article features advertisements that appeared in HPAC Engineering in 1942.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1942" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1942#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 18 May 2016 18:23:00 +0000 24771 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Grand Opening of Samsung HVAC’s Roanoke, Texas, Headquarters http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-grand-opening-samsung-hvac-s-roanoke-texas-headquarters <div class="node-body gallery-body">Samsung HVAC’s first-ever U.S. roadshow stopped in Roanoke, Texas, home of the company’s new headquarters, May 13.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-grand-opening-samsung-hvac-s-roanoke-texas-headquarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-grand-opening-samsung-hvac-s-roanoke-texas-headquarters#comments Air Conditioning Galleries Heating IAQ & Ventilation Tue, 17 May 2016 02:15:00 +0000 24761 at http://hpac.com WaterFurnace Parent to Acquire LSB Climate Control Group http://hpac.com/heating/waterfurnace-parent-acquire-lsb-climate-control-group <div class="node-body article-body">NIBE Industrier AB, parent company of WaterFurnace International, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of LSB Industries Inc.’s Climate Control Group Inc. for USD 364 million.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/waterfurnace-parent-acquire-lsb-climate-control-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/waterfurnace-parent-acquire-lsb-climate-control-group#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Fri, 13 May 2016 19:11:00 +0000 24641 at http://hpac.com DragonImages/iStock New Perspectives on Health-Care Ventilation http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/new-perspectives-health-care-ventilation <div class="field-byline"> By TRAVIS R. ENGLISH, PE, CEM, LEED AP; Kaiser Permanente; Anaheim, Calif. </div> <div class="field-deck"> How an experienced engineering manager arrived at a new way of thinking about health-care HVAC </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Although the author learned health-care HVAC the way many designers do, today he thinks a lot differently, and he believes it is time for the health-care HVAC industry to do the same. This article summarizes some of what led to the change in his views.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/new-perspectives-health-care-ventilation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/new-perspectives-health-care-ventilation#comments IAQ & Ventilation Gold Fri, 06 May 2016 19:13:00 +0000 24401 at http://hpac.com number1411/iStock Hospital Operating-Room Energy Management http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/hospital-operating-room-energy-management <div class="field-byline"> By ANDRE LEBLANC, ConEdison Solutions, Tampa, Fla. </div> <div class="field-deck"> The role of surgical-suite environmental control and energy management in the cost-efficient operation of a hospital </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The operating room (OR) typically is among the greatest sources of revenue for a hospital and, thus, kept as busy as reasonably possible. It should come as no surprise, then, that ORs account for a significant portion of a hospital’s overall energy use.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/hospital-operating-room-energy-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/hospital-operating-room-energy-management#comments Air Conditioning Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Gold Fri, 06 May 2016 15:06:00 +0000 24361 at http://hpac.com sudok1/iStock Fundamentals of Air Filtration http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/fundamentals-air-filtration <div class="field-byline"> By NATHAN L. HO, PE; P2S Engineering Inc.; Long Beach, Calif. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Understanding differences between air-filter technologies and performance-rating methods </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With so many air-filter technologies and performance-rating methods, it is essential design engineers and operating personnel understand the differences between them to make fully informed decisions regarding air-filtration strategy. This article discusses recent research into filter performance and shares insights that can be gleaned from that research.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/fundamentals-air-filtration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/fundamentals-air-filtration#comments IAQ & Ventilation Gold Thu, 05 May 2016 17:52:00 +0000 24331 at http://hpac.com Serenethos/iStock Customization Keeps Fan-Coil Changeout on Schedule, Budget http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/customization-keeps-fan-coil-changeout-schedule-budget <div class="field-byline"> By INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL (IEC) </div> <div class="field-deck"> University updates residence quad for efficiency </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As part of a multiyear renovation, Grant Towers at Northern Illinois University received upgrades of its mechanical systems. The triangular shape of the 50-plus-year-old buildings presented a significant challenge.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/customization-keeps-fan-coil-changeout-schedule-budget" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/iaq-ventilation/customization-keeps-fan-coil-changeout-schedule-budget#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Thu, 05 May 2016 14:41:00 +0000 24321 at http://hpac.com Samsung HVAC Embarks on First-Ever U.S. Product Roadshow http://hpac.com/industry-event-news/samsung-hvac-embarks-first-ever-us-product-roadshow <div class="node-body article-body">Samsung HVAC has embarked on its first-ever U.S. roadshow, crisscrossing the country with a 53-ft trailer displaying residential, light-commercial, and commercial products, controls, and overall solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://hpac.com/industry-event-news/samsung-hvac-embarks-first-ever-us-product-roadshow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/industry-event-news/samsung-hvac-embarks-first-ever-us-product-roadshow#comments Air Conditioning Industry Event News Heating IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 04 May 2016 18:11:00 +0000 24271 at http://hpac.com