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> <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 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 03:10:00 +0000 12391 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Vintage HVAC Advertisements, 1938 http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1938 <div class="field-byline"> By ASHLEY M. DOLES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Still in recession in 1938, the United States, looking to stabilize its economy, passed the Fair Labor Standards Act. Also that year, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt established the March of Dimes to fight polio, and Orson Wells' radio broadcast “War of the Worlds” created a nationwide panic and fear of an alien invasion. Here is a sampling of advertisements featured in HPAC Engineering in 1938.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1938" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/galleries/gallery-vintage-hvac-advertisements-1938#comments Galleries Building Controls Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Motors / Drives Piping / Pumping Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:27:00 +0000 18021 at http://hpac.com Daikin Applied Roadshow Offers Rooftop-Unit Demos, IoT Discussion http://hpac.com/internet-things/daikin-applied-roadshow-offers-rooftop-unit-demos-iot-discussion <div class="node-body article-body">Daikin Applied’s 2015 Ideas in Motion roadshow will visit 11 communities across the country with programming for contractors, specifying engineers, and building owners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/internet-things/daikin-applied-roadshow-offers-rooftop-unit-demos-iot-discussion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/internet-things/daikin-applied-roadshow-offers-rooftop-unit-demos-iot-discussion#comments Air Conditioning Internet of Things Heating IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 12 Aug 2015 04:01:00 +0000 17971 at http://hpac.com The Birds and the Bees—and the Btus—of Air Curtains http://hpac.com/blog/birds-and-bees-and-btus-air-curtains <div class="node-body blog-body">Air curtains often are used on frequently opened doors in health-care and food-preparation facilities to keep out bugs and birds. Although this application is not intended to save energy, there nevertheless will be some energy-use reduction if a protected space is heated or cooled.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/clarks-remarks">Clark&#039;s Remarks</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/birds-and-bees-and-btus-air-curtains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/birds-and-bees-and-btus-air-curtains#comments IAQ & Ventilation Clark&#039;s Remarks Wed, 12 Aug 2015 02:16:00 +0000 17961 at http://hpac.com <p>Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images</p> HVACR Ultraviolet-Treatment Pioneer Forrest Fencl Dies http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/hvacr-ultraviolet-treatment-pioneer-forrest-fencl-dies <div class="node-body article-body">Forrest B. Fencl, pioneer of the modern application of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UV-C) in HVACR equipment, died at his home in Huntington Beach, Calif., Aug. 1 after a battle with cancer. He was 72 years old.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/hvacr-ultraviolet-treatment-pioneer-forrest-fencl-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/air-conditioning/hvacr-ultraviolet-treatment-pioneer-forrest-fencl-dies#comments Air Conditioning Heating IAQ & Ventilation Sat, 08 Aug 2015 01:00:00 +0000 17941 at http://hpac.com GALLERY: Energy-Efficient Air-Movement and Control Products From Greenheck http://hpac.com/products/gallery-energy-efficient-air-movement-and-control-products-greenheck <div class="node-body gallery-body">By carefully analyzing LEED certification guidelines, as well as pertinent ASHRAE requirements and local codes, Greenheck has developed a list of products that can support building designers’ efforts to achieve sustainability and energy efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/products/gallery-energy-efficient-air-movement-and-control-products-greenheck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/products/gallery-energy-efficient-air-movement-and-control-products-greenheck#comments Galleries Products IAQ & Ventilation Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:18:00 +0000 17681 at http://hpac.com Pottorff Introduces Miami-Dade-Certified Wind-Driven Louver http://hpac.com/new-products/pottorff-introduces-miami-dade-certified-wind-driven-louver <div class="node-body article-body">Pottorff recently announced the addition of ECV-645-MD, a 6-in.-deep vertical-blade louver, to its line of Miami-Dade-approved products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/new-products/pottorff-introduces-miami-dade-certified-wind-driven-louver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/new-products/pottorff-introduces-miami-dade-certified-wind-driven-louver#comments New Products Products IAQ & Ventilation Wed, 29 Jul 2015 02:04:00 +0000 17831 at http://hpac.com Numerous ASHRAE Standards, Addenda Open for Public Review, Comment http://hpac.com/archive/numerous-ashrae-standards-addenda-open-public-review-comment <div class="node-body article-body">Addenda to major ASHRAE standards, including standards related to thermal comfort, ventilation and indoor-air quality in residences, high-performing buildings, building automation, and energy efficiency, are open for public review and comment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/archive/numerous-ashrae-standards-addenda-open-public-review-comment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/archive/numerous-ashrae-standards-addenda-open-public-review-comment#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Heating IAQ & Ventilation Archive Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:52:00 +0000 17801 at http://hpac.com New U.S. Department of Energy Rules for HVACR Equipment http://hpac.com/blog/new-us-department-energy-rules-hvacr-equipment <div class="node-body blog-body">Last month, as I was perusing the “Locating a Product” section of Info-dex, HPAC Engineering’s annual directories issue, it occurred to me that over the two years I’ve been writing this blog, I have not given much attention to issues mostly affecting manufacturers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/clarks-remarks">Clark&#039;s Remarks</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/blog/new-us-department-energy-rules-hvacr-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/blog/new-us-department-energy-rules-hvacr-equipment#comments Air Conditioning Products Heating IAQ & Ventilation Clark&#039;s Remarks Wed, 08 Jul 2015 02:26:00 +0000 17661 at http://hpac.com Photo by Welgos/Getty Images ASHRAE Recognizes Outstanding Achievements at 2015 Annual Conference http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-recognizes-outstanding-achievements-2015-annual-conference <div class="node-body article-body">Ninety-four people were recognized for their contributions to ASHRAE and the built-environment industry during ASHRAE’s 2015 Annual Conference, held June 27 to July 1 in Atlanta.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-recognizes-outstanding-achievements-2015-annual-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hpac.com/heating/ashrae-recognizes-outstanding-achievements-2015-annual-conference#comments Air Conditioning Building Controls Fire / Smoke Heating Humidity Control IAQ & Ventilation Piping / Pumping Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:32:00 +0000 17631 at http://hpac.com